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Service users bring the festive cheer

Service users from Your Choice Barnet's CommunitySpace service helped transform a Christmas tree at All Saints' Church in Childs Hill. All Saints' Christmas Tree Festival gives local people or organisations the opportunity to sponsor and decorate a tree, raising vital money for local charities. So when The Barnet Group agreed to sponsor a tree, it [...]

By |2020-01-17T14:17:18+00:00January 17th, 2020|

Merry Christmas from Flower Lane

Recently, the nation got behind Christmas Jumper Day with great enthusiasm - and staff and service users from Flower Lane proved to be no exception... donning their most festive knits to raise money for Save the Children. As with the rest of our Your Choice and Your Choice Care services, Flower Lane prides itself on [...]

By |2019-12-23T10:26:27+00:00December 23rd, 2019|

Ansell Court development recognised for its beautiful design

Our flagship extra-care scheme Ansell Court has had a very busy 2019; being officially opened by the Mayor of Barnet; the stories of the residents moving in and now a shortlist for an award. If that wasn’t enough, Ansell Court had its ‘name in lights’ recently as it was shortlisted alongside other major developments across [...]

By |2019-12-03T16:04:34+00:00December 3rd, 2019|

International Day of Disabled Persons – celebrating YCB’s Plot 52!

Across our Your Choice Barnet Services, there are many amazing stories about our staff and service users. Since as today is the International Day of Disabled Persons we thought it would be a good opportunity to celebrate an extra-special achievement from Your Choice Barnet. This time from CommunitySpace (although other Your Choice Barnet services are [...]

By |2019-12-03T18:25:59+00:00December 3rd, 2019|

Ansell Court resident celebrates the big 105

When you reach 100 years of age, the Queen sends you a birthday card and then one every year from that! One resident who recently moved in to a new extra-care scheme – is about to get her fifth birthday card from Her Royal Highness - and she celebrated in style. At Ansell Court over [...]

By |2019-09-27T10:43:14+01:00September 25th, 2019|

CommunitySpace enjoy their summer party

CommunitySpace's parties are renowned at Your Choice Barnet for having some of the best entertainment and a real feel-good factor. This August, Community Space held their annual Summer Party, with an international twist! The service users started their day off with a fabulous Bollywood workshop, courtesy of Amber from Bollywood Vibes. Amber taught everyone a [...]

By |2019-08-22T12:01:32+01:00August 22nd, 2019|

Wonderful times at Woburn

Flower Lane staff, parents and carers work hard throughout the year on fundraising, through fairs, raffles and other events. Some of the money raised, by Flower Lane Action Group, contributes towards trips for service users – which this year arrived just in time for the heatwave. One of the trips a number of service users [...]

By |2019-07-29T16:18:06+01:00July 25th, 2019|

Fremantle care homes become Your Choice Care

From the 8th July, 3 Residential and 2 Day Care Services for Older People transferred from the Fremantle Trust to Your Choice Barnet and is now known as Your Choice Care. The services that have transferred to us now include three residential care homes and two day care services, Dell Field Court (N3), Meadowside Residential [...]

By |2019-07-29T16:11:42+01:00July 16th, 2019|

Friendly Fifty is a hit at Flower Lane

Golden Retrievers are dogs that are known for their sweet sociable temperament – which means they are a very popular choice as therapy dogs. One local resident, Rhona, has been visiting our Flower Lane Day Service with her pet dog Fifty, who just happens to be a therapy dog from ‘Pets for Therapy’. At 18-months [...]

By |2019-07-03T16:15:07+01:00July 3rd, 2019|