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Silva unsung heroes saluted for their voluntary labour of love

Dozens of our colleagues have started vital voluntary roles, taking on extra duties to support the mental and physical well-being of those most at risk of isolation. Some of the…

Thank you to our amazing volunteers who have helped our most vulnerable customers cope with the stresses and strains of the coronavirus lockdown

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Silva Homes supports the homes at the heart campaign

Silva is supporting homes at the heart, a campaign and coalition calling on the government to put social homes at the heart of its plan for social and economic recovery from the coronavirus crisi…

Silva is supporting homes at the heart, a campaign calling on the government to put social homes at the heart of its plan for recovery.

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A week in the life of Sarah, a tenancy administrator

As a tenancy administrator and full-time mum, Sarah leads a busy life. During the lockdown, Sarah has been working from home every day – and with school closures too, Sarah has been going above …

As a tenancy administrator and full-time mum, Sarah leads a busy life. Find out what she gets up to during a typical week at Silva Homes.

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Silva Homes awarded A+ credit rating by S&P

Silva has had its credit rating of A+, with a stable outlook, confirmed by prestigious credit rating provider S&P Global. This strong grade reflects our financial stability, management strength an…

Silva has had its credit rating of A+, with a stable outlook, confirmed by prestigious credit rating provider S&P Global.

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A week in the life of Sue - Independent Living Manager

As the manager of Farningham House, one of our independent living homes in Bracknell, Sue ensures our elderly customers are safe and supported during lockdown.   Here are some of the things…

As the manager of Farningham House, one of our independent living homes in Bracknell, Sue ensures our elderly customers are safe and supported during lockdown

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A week in the life of Lynette

In March 2020, Lynette Bloomfield set up a home delivery service for self-isolating Silva customers who need some extra help during the lockdown. Usually, Lynette is our health and wellbeing assistant…

Catch up with Lynette and find out what a week in her life looks like

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Has Hoarding Taken Over Your Home?

Did you know that 2-5% of the population have hoarding habits? Or that hoarding was only recognised as a mental health disorder in 2018? It’s one thing to have a bit too much stuff, but it&rs…

For around 2-5% of the population, hoarding can be a real problem.

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Silva Homes ‘phone pals’ cheer up lonely customers

With more than 2,000 customers aged 65 and over, many of whom are self-isolating, we are doing everything we can to help keep loneliness at bay. Each week, over twenty Silva colleagues make a total…

We are tackling loneliness by making hundreds of phone calls to isolated customers.

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Silva customer at Broadway House surprised for 100th birthday

To celebrate our customer's 100th birthday, the independent living team at Broadway House organised a surprise celebration. Silva colleagues, other customers and members of Winnie, th…

Today is a special day, as Winnie Wooledge, one of our customers at Broadway House turned 100 years old today!

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Great news for pet owners

We are welcoming in 2020 with a new customer-led policy that will please animal-loving renters across the region. We will now be allowing pets into most of our affordable homes, providing…

Silva Homes will now be allowing pets into most of its affordable homes, providing they are well-looked after and do not cause a nuisance to others.

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