January 2019

‘Shared Lives staff have attended a variety of courses delivered by Corrine and Anna and have always found the training to be informative and inclusive.  As competent trainers they make learners feel able to ask questions and therefore obtain the best learning experience.

 In October 2018 Freebird designed and presented a bespoke course in respect of Mental Capacity Act and Safeguarding for staff, trustees and panel members.  The course feedback was amazing!!’

Janice Brown - Manager - Shared Lives SW

July 2018: Developing Communication Skills

'Everyone really appreciated you coming and found the session very valuable. Your insights and reminders about the importance of good communication, as well as expert facilitation of us as a group both affirmed and challenged. C was reflecting just today on how it had enabled her to both think and behave differently, and I understand that H was going to send you a card in appreciation - hopefully it's found its way to Penryn. I imagine the setting was rather different to the groups you usually work with so thank you again for your sensitivity and respect - it was special.' SACRED PLACE, St.Austell

PJ - Community Psychiatric Nurse: 'I very much enjoyed the day yesterday and it seemed to fly by. I love the style of the teaching where we are encouraged to actually show that most of it we do know somewhere deep in our brains. The group work was meaningful and relevant and not a chore as it is at some training.

The way are groups were mixed with the different roles/agencies etc. worked very well as there was so much different experience and knowledge that could be shared and was shared. It has made me not only feel more confident but re-focused on the importance of the being client centred.

I look forward to doing some reading up when I can get a chance and very much look forward to any further training you are doing.

Don't change a thing and thank you both for a really good day.'

Diane - Manager of Perran Bay Care Home

'Perran Bay Care Home commissioned FreeBird Associates for both Safeguarding of Adults and Children as our trainer provider in 2016.

They work to a high standard and ensure that their training comprises of both taught and interactive sessions, confirming that the participants have consolidated their learning.

Their approach is both professional and caring. They are also aware of the importance to ensure that the participants are safeguarded themselves when looking at challenging situations which might trigger personal life experiences that they have had themselves.

We highly recommend them as a training provider.'


Julie Clarke - Solar Care Homes

'All teams from solar care homes have attended courses that FreeBirds have provided.

The feedback from the team is both Corinne and Anna are professional and during the learning session they encourage interaction from everyone attending the training.

The knowledge they provide is an asset to our team for the team to implement the learning in the home.'