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Schools at Rosa Morison for summer!

School might be out for summer, but that hasn’t stopped a group of 12 young people working hard to raise awareness for Rosa Morison this week. The young people were from a range of schools across Barnet who chose Rosa Morison for their ‘summer’ project as part of the National Citizen Service programme for 16 [...]

2017-08-18T12:16:39+00:00 July 27th, 2017|

Have your say on changes to customer access

We have developed a draft Customer Access Strategy to help improve our customer service and make it easier for customers to access our services. We now want the views of our customers on our proposals. Click here to read our summary consultation document to find out more and tell us what you think about our [...]

2017-06-02T11:14:52+00:00 June 1st, 2017|

Rosa Morison celebrates the grand opening of sensory garden

The Worshipful the Mayor, Councillor David Longstaff, accompanied by the Mayoress his partner Ms Gillian Griffiths, performed a ribbon cutting ceremony at Rosa Morison on 28 July 2016 and declared the new sensory garden officially open. The Chair of The Barnet Group, Terry Rogers, welcomed the Mayor and thanked him for attending. Rosa Morison is [...]

2016-08-01T15:06:49+00:00 August 1st, 2016|

Council committee agrees Your Choice Barnet five-year contract

On 16 June 2016, Barnet Council’s Adults and Safeguarding Committee agreed a new contract for Your Choice Barnet (YCB). The council’s current agreement with YCB is due to end on 31 January 2017 and the new contract with YCB is set for five years* from 1 February 2017 with an extension period of two years. [...]

2016-06-28T09:53:59+00:00 June 22nd, 2016|

Your Choice Barnet Board Member vacancy

Help us make a difference to the lives of disabled people £4,000 a year + expenses - estimated one day per month required Based at Barnet House - Whetstone Your Choice Barnet provides a range of services to people with a range of learning and physical disabilities. We support more than 200 people and are [...]

2015-03-31T09:26:12+00:00 March 16th, 2015|

Your Choice Barnet implementing actions required following CQC inspection

Barnet Supported Living Service was inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) on 6 and 7 August 2014. The report was published on CQC's website on 26 February 2015. Barnet Supported Living Service has five schemes across the London Borough of Barnet, providing care and support to people with a learning disability, mental health needs [...]

2015-02-26T11:08:41+00:00 February 26th, 2015|

Your Choice Barnet refutes ratings awarded in CQC Inspection Report

Barnet Supported Living Service was inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) on 6 and 7 August 2014. The report was published on CQC's website on 26 February 2015. Barnet Supported Living Service has five schemes across the London Borough of Barnet, providing care and support to people with a learning disability, mental health needs [...]

2015-08-06T09:30:45+00:00 February 26th, 2015|

YCB services continue to support customers

YCB staff who rejected Unison's call to strike this week are continuing to support customers across YCB's six schemes on the third day of strike action. As last week, specialist services Flower Lane and Rosa Morison are forced to close, but again some of their customers are being supported from Valley Way respite service. Customers [...]

2015-02-23T15:35:05+00:00 September 17th, 2014|

Your Choice Barnet Facts File on the pay cut dispute

1 Background to pay cut dispute Adult Social Care budgets across the country are facing significant challenge.  In April 2013 The Local Government Association published a report entitled Adult social care spending round submission.  In this report they showed that Councils have had to reduce their adult social care budgets by 20% over three years.  [...]

2015-02-26T11:10:27+00:00 September 16th, 2014|

Your Choice Barnet sets the record straight following Question Time session

Your Choice Barnet (YCB) would like to correct some inaccuracies and clarify some misunderstandings regarding YCB which arose at the public Question Time session at Friern Barnet Library on 20 June, as follows: Concern was raised that some of the services are being closed, in particular CommunitySpace on a Friday, this is not the case, [...]

2015-02-26T11:18:52+00:00 August 1st, 2014|
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