News & media Our spokespeople, many of whom have a learning disability or autism, are informed and opinionated on key issues that affect them such as quality support, hate crime, voting, social inclusion, education and health. We are trusted by BBC Breakfast, the Today programme, 5Live and the Guardian, amongst many others, to make meaningful contributions to the national debate around social care. You can contact the Dimensions press office here, or read our news and opinion below.
Success with nutrition webinars run by Dimensions volunteers. Since February, a number of Dimensions Nutrition Volunteers have created and presented useful webinars to Dimensions Group colleagues.
Crowthorne support worker praised after Chelsea FC send signed picture. A SUPPORT worker from Crowthorne has been praised for her work with the community recently, after she asked for a signed photo from Chelsea F.C. she gave to one of the people she supports.
“This has never felt like work”
Volunteering with Dimensions – Andy’s Story
Great Places to Work Award retained for the third year in a row!
Sheffield man says his social care career was a life-changing move - read the below article for more information
Nikki has been featured as this week’s ‘Community Hero’, and the feature is dedicated to celebrating her commitment to working in social care. It covers the strong relationship she built with a woman she supported, Nicky Clark, as well as how she’s been managing through the pandemic and how she would encourage others to try support work.
It?s safe to say that recent months have brought many challenges but also some rewards. Imagine the challenge of starting a new career just before lockdown began. Soraya a Cardiff based support worker shares her experience of doing just that.
At Dimensions, our volunteers make a difference to people we support and their teams by bringing something extra – whether that’s sharing a specialist skill or befriending a person we support and enjoying activities together. During the coronavirus pandemic, some volunteers have been able to adapt what they do as ‘virtual volunteers’ so that people we support don’t miss out. Tracey Dowling is one volunteer who has shared her story of volunteering with Dimensions.