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Managing and accessing welfare and other benefitsCompleting forms etcMaintaining their tenancies and also ensuring rent and other bills are paidOpening up a savings accountAccessing professional help & liaison with other agencies.

Providing assistance with voluntary work and educational trainingAccessing specialist drugs and counseling servicesRegistering with GPs, Dentist, and Opticians etc.Arranging and attending appointmentsLiaising with social workers, care co-ordinators and other representatives such as the benefits agencyOperating & maintaining kitchen equipment safelyOther support.

Monitoring & supervising compliance with medicationEmotional difficulties (informal counseling)Building a professional relationships with clients/guestsPreparing clients to move on to semi-support accommodationOrganizing social events & holidaysReligious and cultural observancesMaintaining contact with family and friendsComplying with terms of the tenancyPersonal CareSupervision and assistance with personal hygieneSupervision with medication.


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The Shade Centre is a community based grass roots organisation. We cater for and facilitate the various social and health needs of our very diverse community. The centre is based in Manor Park, Newham, which is one of the most multi-cultural and ethnically diverse boroughs in London.