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September 25, 2020

Photo: Clients enjoy a meal together at our project in Frimley

We are delighted to have received a generous donation from the Frimley Fuel Allotments for our two projects in Frimley, Surrey. The money was used to buy life-saving Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).

The p...

September 14, 2020

Pictured: Timothy at last year's thank you reception for donors and supporters, in Lambeth Palace

How long have you been a trustee for Field Lane (FL) and what is your main? 

I have been a Trustee for six years. I am vice-chair of the board, deputising for the...

September 8, 2020

Pictured: Ailsa Road's garden, where clients go to seek sanctuary 

September is here and summer is over. However, residents at our Ailsa Road project are looking forward to getting out into the garden again when summer comes around next year. Thanks to a generous d...

September 3, 2020

We recently received a generous legacy from the family of a client who’d been in our care for many years, at one of our residential supported-living projects. The substantial sum of money that was gifted will be used to benefit other clients living in the house and fut...

August 25, 2020

It has been five months since we launched our emergency Coronavirus appeal.  The response has been overwhelming. To date, we have received £20,000 in donations to this appeal, all of which has been put towards purchasing essential PPE and related supplies: surgical glo...

August 19, 2020

What is your role with Field Lane?

I’m the family services manager at Andrew Provan House (APH), which offers safe accommodation and support for vulnerable women and young families. I’ve been with Field Lane for nine years. I’ve always been in this line of work. The mos...

July 22, 2020

Thanks to a generous donation from Betchworth United Charities (BUC), clients living Hollyhocks, one of our supported living projects in Surrey, will soon have a trampoline in their garden. 

Clients at this project have both a learning disability and autism. These condi...

July 15, 2020

Why did you choose Field Lane?

Sam moved into Ailsa Road about 10 years ago, when she was 20. Previously she had lived in a residential school before moving into a residential care home setting. This did not work out for Sam, she was unhappy there, and that is when we h...

July 9, 2020

What is your role at Field Lane; how long have you worked for the charity?

I am the director of operations, responsible for all operational issues across the charity. I have worked with Field Lane for 20 years. I enjoy my job and we have such a lovely team of staff here...

June 30, 2020

In care home settings, the coronavirus is having a disproportionate affect on people with learning disabilities. The Care Quality Commission recently reported that there were 175% more deaths in places that support people with learning disabilities in England in April,...

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