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New Partnership brings Autism such a pleasure to be able to welcome a big part of LEAD FEATURE
friendly film nights our community to Shepperton Studios to enjoy our New Partnership brings
cinema as much as others. I’m hoping this will lead
to regular autistic friendly screenings for the general Autism friendly film nights
22 young people with autism who live in homes public at Shepperton Studios.” —
operated by London Care Partnership (LCP) recently New Appointment
attended an autism friendly showing at the Korda Mike said “Kathryn and the Pinewood Cinema
Theatre in Pinewood Shepperton Studios with their team have really gone out of their way to ensure IN THIS ISSUE
support staff and helpers. the autism friendly environment. There was a
—— relaxed environment with the lights left on low, Outstanding work for
All of the young people enjoy local amenities, shops, sound was turned down, there were no trailers or the guys!
parks and other open spaces. For many young advertisements, there was freedom to move around —
people with autism there are added anxieties in usual and the young people could sit where they like. We Farewell Helicopter Trip
cinema settings. were able to bring our own food and drink and there —
was a chill out zone too. We even had time to do a
An unexpected meeting between Mike Bielanski test run and agree everything beforehand.” HR & Office Apprentice
(Managing Director) of LCP and Kathryn Donovan —
who is Group Community Liaison for the Pinewood This example of partnership working creates a better Quality of Lead Life
Studios Group led to an exploratory discussion life for the young people we support so that they can —
about showing an autism friendly film in the Korda take important steps towards developing life skills, 60 Seconds with Tina,
Theatre at Shepperton Studios. Kathryn was keen to confidence and a brighter future where opportunities George and Djamila
explore how Shepperton Studios could facilitate a may not have previously existed. —
wider inclusion of the local community and said “It’s Get on your bike!

Fun times

New Appointment

From 13th February 2017, Annamarie Thornby has been promoted
to Home Manager at Upper Brighton Road. Annamarie has worked
in a number of our care homes since she joined us in October
AUTUMN| Edition 02 2010. Annamarie has been working as Team Leader since May
2012 and most recently as Team Leader at Upper Brighton Road.
Congratulations to Annamarie on her new appointment.

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