Category Archives: Service User Engagement


Mayor of Doncaster Ros Jones visits The Platform

Residents from Exemplar’s Doncaster home Quarryfields enjoyed a visit from the Lord Mayor of Doncaster Ros Jones and Doncaster Council’s Chief Executive Jo Miller as they dropped by the home’s pop-up coffee shop as part of their community tour.

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Exemplar proud to announce Service User Christmas Card competition winners

Service users from across Exemplar’s homes have been getting in to the Christmas spirit early this year and have put their arts and crafts skills in to best practice for a special Christmas card design competition.

Led by Exemplar’s Service

Service users meet to celebrate one year of changes

Exemplar’s Service User Council met today to mark the council’s 1st Anniversary. The special meeting was held at the home of the Bradford Bulls, Odsal Stadium – which just so happens to be the home team of council member …

Birmingham City fan Trevor enjoys exclusive player visit at Maypole Grove!

Lifelong Birmingham City fan Trevor, who used to live at our specialist care home Maypole Grove, yesterday had an extra special visit from two of his favourite Birmingham City players.

The players, defenders Harlee Dean and Maxime Colin, surprised …

Longley Park View take part in ‘Museum of My Mind’ community project

Residents at specialist care home Longley Park View in Sheffield have taken part in a seven-week long programme at The Crucible Theatre in Sheffield, that is designed to help people who live with dementia explore the themes of sharing memories …

Holiday to Cyprus

Earlier this year, Parkside service user Ian requested a review of Exemplar’s service user holiday policy. Wanting to make sure he was entitled to a holiday, Ian has recently returned from a sunny trip to Cyrprus, along with Parkside colleagues …

The Platform celebrates Halloween

To celebrate Halloween, The Platform at Quarryfields has transformed itself in to ‘The Spooky Platform’ and to get in the mood for the spooky day, are offering customers lots of different Halloween themed treats!

The Platform, Quarryfields’ very own coffee

Scotia Heights first home to launch service user library

Exemplar’s Service User Engagement team are pleased to launch a brand new company-wide initiative – a completely service user led library in each home.

In its early stages, the first home to launch their very own library is Stoke-on-Trent home …

Willowbeck proud to announce specialist music therapy programme

Specialist care home Willowbeck has partnered up with a unique music therapy organisation that works with residents to help with development, rehabilitation and general well-being.

Sheffield nurse-led home Willowbeck will be working with national organisation Chroma via music therapy which …