The Woodend Communication Access Group has recognised Bourkie’s Bakery as a great place to be.
What was the recipe for this award to happen?
The Group, comprising five people with communication disabilities living in Woodend.
The Woodend Communication Coordinator, who was trained and participates in the network supported by the Regional Communication Service.
The Regional Communication Service speech pathologist
The staff and management of Bourkies
Take the partnership between the Regional Communication Service and the Communication Coordinator. Mix with the Woodend Communication Access Group.
Add the Communication Access Network’s communication friendly certificate and the Regional Communication Services’s picture based communication board.
Leave to rise.
Take the risen mixture and bake… into a certificate that lists the great things Bourkies does
VIsit Bourkies and present the certificate to the Manager and Staff with each Group member pointing out one reason for the award.
The icing on the cake
Next, the Communication Coordinator and the Communication Access Group will work with Bourkies to develop some picture based communication aids, so there can be even better communication.
Meg Irwin (Southern Loddon Mallee Regional Communication Service) with apologies for stretching a metaphor