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Finalist in National Learning Disability Awards!

Sam Wilson, manager at our Nyetimber Lodge supported living service in Bognor Regis, has been nominated as a finalist in the National Learning Disabilities and Autism Awards 2024.

Board Member Shares Fond Farewell

Board member, Michelle Baker, shares a fond farewell to Southdown as she takes on a new position at the Regulator of Social Housing. ”Southdown holds a special place in my heart. I vividly remember the nerve-wracking wait for my board member interview back in 2022. While sitting in reception, I noticed all the accessible documents […]

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Artists Come Together for Mental Health

Throughout May, members of the public are invited to visit our Wellbeing Hub at Preston Park during the weekends to enjoy art created by clients who use this vital mental health service. The Artists Open Houses Festival is a much-loved fixture in the Brighton and Hove calendar and an opportunity for local artists to demonstrate […]

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Southdown’s 2024 Pay Award

We are really pleased to announce that we will be increasing our base rate pay from April 2024 to continue paying our colleagues above the Real Living Wage. This pay rise will be for all our colleagues and means we can continue to be a leader in the local care sector. From the 1st of […]

The NHS needs to think differently about working with others

A new agreement in Sussex sets out how the NHS and VCSE sector will work together to meet mental health, learning disabilities and neurodiversity needs. Neil Blanchard and Dr Jane Padmore describe the new compact between Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust and the voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) sector: Some would say the NHS […]

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Southdown signs the Age-friendly Employer Pledge

We are pleased to say Southdown has signed the Age-friendly Employer Pledge, a nationwide programme run by the Centre for Ageing Better.