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EDITION 13

STAFF PROFILE - DENISE SIMKINS I have joined York Personal Support as a full time Care Coordinator. I live in York and I am married with three grown up children, four cats and a dog. I like baking, cooking, knitting and have just taught myself crochet. I have a real...

EDITION 12

STAFF PROFILE - MARTIN I have been asked to be the cover person for this issue of the YPS Newsletter and whilst attempting to write a few paragraphs about myself, I realised just how hard it is. What could possibly make me interesting?! My memory is not as good as it...

EDITION 11

SERVICE USER PROFILE - HOLLY My name is Holly, I’m 23-years-old and I am registered as blind due to a condition called Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP). I started my blog, lifeofablindgirl.com back in 2015 as a way of sharing my experiences of living with a vision...

EDITION 10

STAFF PROFILE - ANNETTE Well, I started my career as a chef. I trained at Raymond Blanc’s Le Manoir Aux Quat Saisons, and then I headed to London and worked at The Ivy Restaurant and Harrods. It was here I found my love of making desserts, cakes and posh breads....

EDITION 9

STAFF PROFILE - KAREN SENIOR I was born in Newcastle in the mid 1970s. My Dad was a gardener and my Mum looked after me and my older sister. My Mum was born with Spina Bifida but never let this stop her from doing things she loved and she was a huge inspiration to us....

EDITION 8

STAFF PROFILE - JAY Hi there! My name is Jay and I have been working for York Personal Support since August 2016. Before I moved to York, I worked as a Registered Social Worker with children and their families and then accepted a seconded Social Worker role with the...

EDITION 7

STAFF PROFILE - WENDY KNOWLES, DIRECTOR. It’s hard to believe that it’s over 7 years since Deborah and I sat down together and said ‘let’s set up our own business’ (and even harder to believe that we’re still speaking to each other!!). Suffice to say I am extremely...

EDITION 6

STAFF PROFILE - Plamen I have been working for YPS since last October, mostly providing academic support at the University of York from which I myself very recently graduated. As the support is mostly attending lectures and taking notes, my lifestyle has not exactly...

EDITION 5

STAFF PROFILE - VANESSA I was born in Germany to my father, who was in the RAF , and my mother, who was working for the British Army. This meant I moved around a lot as a young child, eventually settling down in Derbyshire. I show jumped competitively in my youth and...

EDITION 4

STAFF PROFILE - JULIE I am a born and bred Yorkshire lass with a larger than life personality and a love for life (I can never sit still), more so after spending 14 years moving around the world, from Cyprus to Ireland, France and many more with my husband, two...

EDITION 3

STAFF PROFILE - JOHN I was born at a very early age and before I knew it I was a year old. Nowadays, I have to admit that I’m not as young as I was. My childhood and youth was spent in Staffordshire and I enjoy visiting family and friends who live there. Most of my...

EDITION 2

STAFF PROFILE - MEIKA I have been working with YPS as a Personal Assistant for almost 2 years and love every minute. I started working in care back in 1997 when I supported a lovely lady suffering from MS within her own home. When she moved away I signed up with a...

EDITION 1

IT'S ALL IN THE NAME Our company was established 5 years ago.Initially, we decided to set up a business that supported young people to overcome challenges and gain a University degree. Wendy’s experience of managing a disability service within a University and...