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  • We’re supporting Learning Disability Week 2022

    We’re supporting Learning Disability Week 2022

    Friday, June 17, 2022

    In support of Learning Disability Week 2022, we’ve created an article about the campaign, how you can get involved and how we’re supporting this fantastic campaign at Thornbury Community Services.

  • International Nurses Day 2022

    International Nurses Day 2022

    Thursday, May 12, 2022

    Today we are celebrating International Nurse Day. This special day takes place once a year to celebrate and acknowledge nurses and their contributions across the world. In today’s article, we discuss the importance of International Nurses Day, how you can show your support and what we’re doing to celebrate International Nurses Day.

  • Autism explained: how to educate your children about autism

    Autism explained: how to educate your children about autism

    Friday, April 1, 2022

    It’s important to know about and understand what autism is before talking to your children about it. Understanding what autism is and how it affects children means you will be able to support your child to have meaningful relationships with autistic children. Educating children about autism should be done in a way where your child learns how children with autism may have difficulties with social communication, relationship building and hypersensitivity to stimuli. In our latest article, we discuss the different emotional and physical autism factors to educate your child about.

  • We’re supporting World Autism Acceptance Week

    We’re supporting World Autism Acceptance Week

    Friday, March 25, 2022

    This week, we are supporting World Autism Acceptance Week. Created by the National Autistic Society, the campaign aims to focus on the 700,000 people living with autism in the UK. In today’s article, we discuss the importance of the campaign, why its name has changed and how you can show your support this week.

  • Social effects of friendships for people with learning disabilities and/or autism

    Social effects of friendships for people with learning disabilities and/or autism

    Thursday, March 10, 2022

    The impact of COVID-19 has been difficult for many due to changes in daily routines and the restrictions of not seeing loved ones who live in other households. It has had an emotional and physical impact on people with learning disabilities and/or autism.
    In our latest article, our Divisional Chief Nurse, Clare, discusses the social effects of friendships for people with learning disabilities and/or autism and the importance of those friendships.

  • International Women's Day 2022

    International Women's Day 2022

    Monday, March 7, 2022

    Today we are celebrating International Women’s Day! A global campaign celebrated annually on the 8th of March. The purpose of the campaign is to commemorate the social, cultural, political and economic contributions of women throughout history. The theme for International Women’s Day 2022 is #BreakTheBias. The theme was chosen to provide women with an opportunity to ‘break the bias’ and call out gender bias, discrimination and stereotyping when they see it happen.

  • Our 2022 sponsored charities: Macmillan Cancer Support, Alzheimer's Society and British Heart Foundation

    Our 2022 sponsored charities: Macmillan Cancer Support, Alzheimer's Society and British Heart Foundation

    Thursday, March 3, 2022

    We are pleased to announce our 2022 sponsored charities: Macmillan Cancer Support , Alzheimer's Society and the British Heart Foundation. We hope to raise a total of £15,000 for our three charities this year. We will be carrying out a range of events and activities to raise funds to support their research and development.

  • We’re supporting LGBT+ History Month

    We’re supporting LGBT+ History Month

    Friday, February 11, 2022

    Throughout February, we are celebrating LGBT+ History Month. In our latest article, we discuss the importance of LGBT+ History Month, how you can get involved and what it means to be part of the LGBT+ community at TCS.

  • Mastering the interview: the top nine nurse interview tips

    Mastering the interview: the top nine nurse interview tips

    Friday, February 4, 2022

    At Thornbury Community Services, we use HireVue to conduct our interviews with healthcare professionals. To help you prepare for your upcoming online interview, we’ve put together our top list of nurse interview tips to consider before starting your HireVue interview.

  • The transition from acute care to the community

    The transition from acute care to the community

    Monday, December 20, 2021

    Are you thinking about transitioning from acute care to the community? In our latest article, specialist clinical team member Sara discusses their transition from working on a hospital ward to working in the community; and what the differences between the two settings are.