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Our History

Our name mirus means ‘wonderful’ and ‘extraordinary’, which is exactly how we view our staff, services, and the people we support.

Two people smiling at the camera at our mirus stars event

We first became a registered charity in 1985 under the name Opportunity Housing Trust. This name originated from the critical need for supported housing for those who lived in long-stay hospitals, or at home with ageing parents.

Today, our core business has developed into providing person-centred support services to those with a disability, and we changed our name to mirus to better reflect our organisation’s purpose.

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Get in touch if you'd like to find out more about the services we provide or if you'd like to work for us.

Call us on 02920 236 216

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21.09.2021

Cardiff Wellbeing Autumn Walks & Get Togethers

Meeting every Friday in October. Everyone is welcome!
Enjoy the Autumn colours in Victoria park as we meet for a gentle walk, look at nature and meet up with friends. Afterwards we will head to the Victoria Park pub for a drink and food.

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20.09.2021

What’s happening at mirus in September and October

Find out what is happening at mirus during September and October so you don't miss out.

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Know how to beat seasonal flu
20.09.2021

Protecting ourselves and others from flu

Flu can be a very serious illness, and having a seasonal flu vaccine is one of the best ways of protecting ourselves from catching or spreading flu. We're sharing information and resources with staff to raise awareness about flu, and encourage people to get a flu vaccination.

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27.07.2021

#HealthySelfie returns for summer!

We're asking mirus staff, volunteers and people supported to share how they are using the 5 ways in a #HealthySelfie.

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Who we are

We are a not-for-profit organisation who work in partnership with families and other professionals to deliver high quality support services that empower people

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Work for mirus

Working for mirus provides amazing opportunities and rewarding challenges for staff to personally develop. mirus is committed to supporting staff to develop skills and gain new experiences throughout their career. There are exciting career pathways offering qualifications that staff can choose to follow.

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If you’d like to find out more about the services we provide, or are interested in a career with us you can get in touch with us.

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