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Caring teams show Christmas spirit

20 December 2017

Metropolitan has hosted a Christmas party to remember for some of its communities’ most vulnerable members. Metropolitan care and support colleagues brought the Christmas spirit to life when they joined forces to lay on a...

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Don’t fear technology, “Digital Dorothy” tells peers

15 December 2017

Eighty year old customer Dorothy Howard refuses to let age or ill-health stand in the way of her independent lifestyle. By using a virtual reality headset, the Metropolitan sheltered scheme resident travels the world and...

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Nottingham’s Emmanuel House floored by our support

7 November 2017

A Nottingham centre for homeless and vulnerable adults has been given a much-needed lift, thanks to Metropolitan’s Metworks repairs team. Emmanuel House receives around 2000 visitors a month, and as a result the busy centre’s...

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Customers take on the Christmas catering

14 February 2017

Eight customers from South London passed a Food Hygiene training course and used their new skills to cook a delicious Christmas dinner for 54 people at our Coventry Hall service. Peter Leach, Metropolitan’s Older People Service Development Lead, said: “Our services for...

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Greenhouse gets the green light

6 December 2016

Green-fingered customers at our Briarwood Court service in Nottinghamshire are hoping for a bumper crop next year, thanks to the purchase of a new greenhouse for their community garden.   Briarwood customer Colin, a keen gardener, came...

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Honoured for improving health and wellbeing

23 November 2016

A Metropolitan care and support worker has been recognised for her exceptional work to improve the health and wellbeing of people in Nottingham. Bushra Naeem was Highly Commended at the recent Michael Varnam Awards. The awards...

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Lambeth residents enjoy a Golden Christmas lunch

23 December 2015

Older residents enjoyed a delicious Christmas lunch and met friends old and new thanks to Moorlands Golden Age Club and Metropolitan. Housing Services Officer Anika Downie and Tracy Dada from our Neighbourhood Investment team invited...

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New £10,000 community space unveiled at Mansfield supported living scheme

4 September 2015

A disused bin shed has been transformed into a bright new community space for residents of a supported living scheme in Mansfield Woodhouse. The Portland Street scheme provides accommodation and support to adults with mild learning...

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Metropolitan launches new BAME mental health support service in Nottingham

18 August 2015

Metropolitan has launched a new support service in Nottingham to promote mental health awareness and wellbeing among the city’s black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) communities. The free service, called STEPS (Support Towards Empowering People...

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Volunteering opportunities with SWiSH

2 February 2015

Southwark Wellbeing Support at Home (SWiSH) aims to enable vulnerable adults, 18 years and over to live independently in their homes avoiding unplanned hospital admissions with personalised support as and when needed. We are recruiting...

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