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Rosa Morison is getting a new multi-sensory room!

Our autism day service Rosa Morison has added another string to their  bow with news of the addition of a multi-sensory room. In April 2016 they upgraded their hydro-therapy pool complete with mirror ball, projector, sound system and lighting equipment. Then in August 2016, the then Mayor, Councillor David Longstaff, performed a ribbon-cutting ceremony to [...]

By | 2018-01-26T14:19:03+00:00 January 26th, 2018|

Merry Christmas, Flower Lane style!

Every year the staff at Flower Lane cap off a year of busy activities and events at their service by holding a Christmas lunch with all the trimmings. This week Flower Lane service users were joined by parents and carers and enjoyed a traditional Christmas lunch with all the trimmings. The flock at Flower Lane [...]

By | 2017-12-13T16:27:04+00:00 December 13th, 2017|

December is off to a festive start at Flower Lane!

Every year, FLAG, (Flower Lane Action Group) organise a Christmas Fair to get the festive season off to a flying start and raise money for Flower Lane. Flower Lane’s 2nd December Christmas Fair had games, a tombola, festive refreshments and a raffle, which attracted a good crowd managed to raise £1,400! Usually Flower Lane has [...]

By | 2017-12-07T17:11:34+00:00 December 7th, 2017|

Join in with some festive fun at Flower Lane’s Christmas Fair

Our Autism day service, Flower Lane, is getting the first weekend in December off to a fine Festive start! The Flower Lane Christmas Fair is organised by Flower Lane Action Group, which is made up of parents and carers from the service. They are putting on a Tombola, raffle and games along with plenty of [...]

By | 2017-12-01T15:04:07+00:00 December 1st, 2017|

The Barnet Group bake-off raises £300 for Children in Need

Last Friday staff across The Barnet Group held their own version of the Great British Bake-Off to raise money for BBC Children in Need. There was no Paul Hollywood judging, but we had our own team of colleague judges, including two from the caretaking team, who awarded points to come up with the winning bakers. [...]

By | 2017-11-21T17:41:41+00:00 November 21st, 2017|

Our award-winning volunteer hosts Diwali feast at Flower Lane

Every year, a kind-hearted Flower Lane volunteer hosts and funds an annual Diwali celebration for staff and service users. Winner of last year’s  ‘Contribution to the Service’ award at The Barnet Group Customer Awards, Manjula Morar (pictured front centre in blue), has been hosting the Flower Lane Diwali lunch since 2013. Manjula, who volunteers at [...]

By | 2017-10-10T10:39:16+00:00 October 9th, 2017|

Supported Living say farewell summer with annual Carnival

Summer already feels long gone, but customers of some of our Your Choice Barnet recently made the most of the final days of summer – rain or shine! Residents at Quartz Court were treated to a multi-cultural feast of a tea-party complete with sandwiches and cake. If that wasn't enough, the mum of one customer [...]

By | 2017-10-02T17:19:19+00:00 September 28th, 2017|

Choose PA Choices!

PA Choices is our Personal Assistant Service, which aims to match people who are in receipt of direct payments with personal assistants who are able to support them on a day to day basis. The service has only been going for a year, but customers using the PA Choices service are already reaping the benefits [...]

By | 2017-09-08T17:02:37+00:00 September 8th, 2017|

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 [...]

By | 2017-07-28T17:01:48+00:00 July 28th, 2017|

Rosa Morison has a visit from a lionhead rabbit

Service users at Rosa Morison were recently treated to a visit from a cheeky meerkat and a friendly 'lionhead' rabbit. Zoo4U is a family run company who is passionate about animals and wants to help people how to learn to handle animals. Samantha Knapp (pictured with a very easy going snake), one of Zoo4U’s founders, [...]

By | 2017-07-07T12:16:06+00:00 July 7th, 2017|