Case Studies

Luke

Luke

Luke is a 26-year-old man with aspirations of being the next Tom Cruise in the film Cocktail! Having completed vocational training in catering and hospitality at ECL Greenacres, it was Luke’s dream to become a cocktail waiter.

  • Published: 10th June 2021
Paul

Paul

Ever since his last cleaning job came to an end some 15 years ago, 42-year-old Paul had harboured a dream of getting back to work but lacked the confidence he needed to make it a reality. Now, with the support of the dedicated Inclusive Employment Consultants at ECL, Paul has found his perfect role and has never been happier.

  • Published: 10th June 2021
Al

Al

Al Barker had always worried that his autism might prevent him from finding a job that he loved. However, with the support of his Inclusive Employment Consultant at ECL he has been able to secure his dream role and is keen to help others do the same.

  • Published: 10th June 2021
Alex

Alex

When the outbreak of Covid-19 meant that ECL regular Alex Steele had to put his visits to the Saffron Walden day service on hold, he and his mum Crista worried that his confidence would take a considerable knock. Almost a year on and, thanks to the support of the ECL team, Alex is now running his own Makaton classes via zoom and his confidence has never been higher.

  • Published: 10th June 2021
Kanta

Kanta

Kanta had been feeling lately that her religious beliefs were slipping away due to her memory loss. Having ECL’s support to follow the correct Jain diet has improved Kanta’s wellbeing and mood and keeps her close to her faith.

  • Published: 10th June 2021
George

George

George has dementia, has never lived alone, and has always had someone looking after his nutritional needs. He now lives with his daughter and was distraught that he’d forgotten how to make a cup of tea.

  • Published: 10th June 2021