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February 2024 Newsletter

It’s probably too late to say Happy New Year, but we hope you have had a good start to 2024. We can’t believe it’s already February, but we look forward to Spring and more sunshine. 🌼🌸 Team updates for the start of this year: congratulations to all of you! As part of our ongoing commitment […]

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4-Day Week Pilot, One Year on

In 2022, we participated in the first pilot study run by the 4-Day Week Pilot Research Team. The pilot was extremely successful for us at AKA. So, following positive feedback from the internal staff, clients, and other stakeholders, we decided to make this permanent. We are very pleased to share this new report we received […]

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Transitioning to life at University

On Wednesday, 6 December 2023, the BABICM Conference took place in Birmingham.  The theme was ‘Keep up the Good Work’, and we were delighted that our client, Jaden Payne, and his mother, Suzanne Dottin-Payne, were asked to speak about his life at University.  They were supported by our Case Manager, Catherine Watkins. The Conference aimed […]

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November 2023 Newsletter

We hope you are well and getting used to the autumnal weather. It’s very quickly heading towards Christmas, which can be a fun time for all but also stressful for some. In September, some of our team took part in daily breathwork sessions online for a month; this was a brilliant way of instilling a […]

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Embedding kindness in everything we do

In this month’s article, we spoke to Andrew Rose, Director and co-owner of AKA Case Management. He recently took part in a six-week Kindful Leadership Course, and we were interested in learning more about the course and how it will help him and the company. Can you tell us about your background and current role? […]

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Our Operations & Finance Officer

We have been sharing information about different members of our team at AKA Case Management. In this article, we interview Dominic Hobdell, our Operations and Finance Officer. Dominic is pivotal in supporting everyone to ensure the business runs smoothly. Can you tell us about your background? I moved to Nottingham for an internship in strength […]

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Bringing Music Therapy expertise to the team

This month, we have interviewed Catherine Watkins, a case manager who recently joined the team and has been able to utilise her previous experience as a music therapist when supporting her clients. Can you tell us about your previous roles? I began my career as a project manager working within the pharmaceutical industry.  I worked […]

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July 2023 Newsletter

After a bit of a break, we are back with an AKA newsletter in a brand new format! It’s already halfway through the year, and has been a hectic 2023 so far. We are planning to send these newsletters out quarterly to give an update on events we have been attending, our articles and news, […]

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Louise Arnold: Events organiser extraordinaire

In this article, we find out more about Louise Arnold, our Office Manager. Louise shares information about her previous experience, her current job and how much she loves bringing her dog to work with her. Louise has been using her events organising skills to bring the team together at different events throughout the year, which […]

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Jo Sims: The 4-day week changed my life!

We are writing articles about our team members to show appreciation for all they bring to AKA Case Management and highlight the roles and skills that help us successfully support our clients. Jo Sims is a Senior Case Manager and has achieved Advanced Registered Practitioner status with the British Association of Brain & Complex Injury […]

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