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This is the Encompass blog. Here you'll find great information about all of our homes and topics that matter to us.

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What is a Mental Health Condition?

As many as 450 million people are currently affected by mental health issues across the world and there are more than 200 officially recognised conditions which can be encountered.

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Benefits of Being an Encompass Support Worker

If you’re looking for a rewarding and fulfilling career where you can work with amazing people on a daily basis, why not consider becoming a Support Worker at Encompass

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What is Bipolar Disorder?

Almost everyone has heard of depression but Bipolar Disorder (sometimes referred to as “manic depression”) is a less widely known mental condition – but what is it exactly

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A Brief Introduction to Autism

Despite affecting over 700,000 people in the UK alone, many people are unaware of the characteristics and symptoms of Autism.

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4 Learning Disabilities Explained

In this post we will be shedding light on a selection of common learning disabilities and how they affect people.

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The Benefits of Supported Living

Some people with learning difficulties or mental illnesses require 24/7 care, however, not everyone requires around the clock support. Everyone is different and we all have specific needs, therefore Encompass Dorset offer clients bespoke Supported Living services to adults of all ages

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What Is Respite Care and How Can It Help You And Your Family?

Encompass offer a dedicated respite service specifically for younger people and adults with learning disabilities, giving the carer the time they need, whilst ensuring their loved one is in a safe environment.

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How the Human Givens Model Is Crucial To Healthy Holistic Living

The Human Given’s model showcases a collection of concepts which every person needs to live a fulfilling existence. In this blog we will cover the “Innate Needs” and how these factors are crucial in developing improved well-being.

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Young Offenders Project Work Improves the Lives Of The People We Support

Western College support young offenders at Portland Young Offenders Institute (YOI) with their education and enable the people they support to gain qualifications.

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