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19/12/2018
Diagrama Foundation: artists at Cabrini House in Orpington try their hand at Zentagle drawings

Some of our intrepid artists at Cabrini House, Diagrama's home for adults with learning disabilities in Orpington, have been turning their hand to a new style of therapeutic drawing called Zentangle art. Zentangle is created with repetitive abstract patterns and is an easy and relaxing way for our residents to engage with art. The method involves creating tangles with combinations of dots, lines, simple curves, curves and orbs and is...

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06/09/2018

Residents at Cabrini House have discovered a passion for poetry after mixing with international artists at an arts and literary festival in France.
 
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06/09/2018
Diagrama Foundation is looking for a volunteer artist

Adults with learning disabilities are on the hunt for a new volunteer artist to help lead them through the second stage of a ground-breaking European art project.

Cabrini House, Diagrama's home for adults with learning disabilities in Orpington, is taking part in the GALA (Gentle...

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30/07/2018

Residents at Cabrini House, Diagrama’s home for adults with learning disabilities, have been exploring different...

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11/05/2018
Diagrama Foundation: Cabrini House residents dishing up from the huge variety of food

Cabrini House, Diagrama’s residential home for adults with learning disabilities, has been celebrating diversity with a multicultural day for the whole family.


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12/03/2018

Residents at Cabrini House, Diagrama’s home for adults with learning disabilities, held a Digni-tea afternoon in celebration of Dignity in Care Day.

Support worker Vicky Booth said: “To celebrate Dignity in Care Day at Cabrini House we held an event for all residents and their family to join us for a pot of tea and cakes and to talk about what was important to them.”

The event organised was one of several days where the families of residents are invited to spend time together and make friends.

“Residents spent...

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22/12/2017
Diagrama Foundation: Cabrini House residents visiting a shop in Winter Wonderland

Residents at Cabrini House, Diagrama’s home for adults with learning disabilities, have enjoyed a festive day trip to Winter Wonderland in London.

Support worker Vicky Booth said: “This year to celebrate the festive season we took the residents on a trip to Covent Garden and to Winter Wonderland, which gave them an...

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06/12/2017
Diagrama Foundation: The Cabrini House residents celebrate their hard work decorating the house.

Residents at Cabrini House, Diagrama’s home for adults with learning disabilities, have enjoyed the afternoon decorating the house ready for the Christmas celebrations.

The busy day full of decorating forms part of a regular programme for residents which are designed to provide stimulation and integration through a variety of activities.

Support worker Claire said: “Residents in Cabrini decided it was time to decorate the house ready for the festive season.  Everyone helped and joined in and started to celebrate the...

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05/12/2017
Diagrama Foundation: Councillors welcomed for tour of Cabrini House
Three Bromley councillors have spent the morning with residents at Cabrini House learning more about the care they receive and the activities they get involved in.
 
Councillors Julian Benington, Mary Cooke and...
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20/11/2017
Diagrama Foundation: One of the Cabrini House residents enjoys the fairground rides during their holiday to Butlins.

Residents at Cabrini House, Diagrama’s home for adults with learning disabilities, have been enjoying a holiday at Butlins in Bognor Regis.

Staff accompanied residents around the holiday park to ensure they made the most of everything Butlins had to offer.

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