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Choose PA Choices!

September 8th, 2017|Comments Off on 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 [...]

Schools at Rosa Morison for summer!

July 28th, 2017|Comments Off on 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 [...]

Rosa Morison has a visit from a lionhead rabbit

July 7th, 2017|Comments Off on 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 [...]

CQC gives Valley Way a ‘Good’ rating

July 7th, 2017|Comments Off on CQC gives Valley Way a ‘Good’ rating

Valley Way has received a ‘Good’ rating from the Care Quality Commission (CQC). Valley Way is a respite service for adults with complex learning disabilities, physical disabilities, autism and challenging behaviour. The Care Quality Commission [...]

Do you think you could be our next apprentice?

June 22nd, 2017|Comments Off on Do you think you could be our next apprentice?

We are now recruiting for Housing Management and Social Care Apprentices 2017 The Barnet Group has run an apprenticeship scheme for the past seven years and we are proud to support local people to develop [...]

Flower Lane’s summer trips arrive in time for Autistic Pride Day

June 22nd, 2017|Comments Off on Flower Lane’s summer trips arrive in time for Autistic Pride Day

Staff, parents and carers work hard throughout the year on fundraising through fairs, raffles and other events. The money raised contributes towards trips for Flower Lane service users – which this year arrived just in [...]

Your Choice Barnet’s exciting employment project

June 21st, 2017|Comments Off on Your Choice Barnet’s exciting employment project

Did you know that Your Choice Barnet has its very own project dedicated to supporting adults with learning disabilities? Your Choice Barnet's employment project also welcomes referrals to help people with sensory and physical disabilities [...]

Learning Disability Week 2017

June 21st, 2017|Comments Off on Learning Disability Week 2017

Inspite of advances our society has made to support people living with learning disabilities, there are still plenty of myths and misconceptions around employing someone who has a learning disability. Mencap,  who lead on Learning Disability [...]

Flower Lane gardens score a hat-trick with latest addition

June 16th, 2017|Comments Off on Flower Lane gardens score a hat-trick with latest addition

For the past three years, Flower Lane have had some welcome improvements to their communal gardens – the latest being an outdoor gym! Firstly, in 2015 staff volunteers Brent Cross developers Hammerson plc gave the [...]

Have your say on changes to customer access

June 1st, 2017|Comments Off on 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. [...]

Flower Lane’s first parents and carers coffee morning

May 12th, 2017|Comments Off on Flower Lane’s first parents and carers coffee morning

Staff at Flower Lane recently decided to hold a coffee morning to support parents and carers with service users and have received overwhelmingly positive feedback! It was the first meeting of its kind - a [...]

PA Choices gets interviewed on Barnet TV

April 26th, 2017|Comments Off on PA Choices gets interviewed on Barnet TV

Recently The Barnet Group was represented at an Apprenticeship and Jobs Fayre by Barnet Homes promoting apprenticeships as well as our new 'matchmaking' company PA Choices. Barnet TV took the opportunity to interview Helen Young, [...]

Easter fun down at Valley Way

April 21st, 2017|Comments Off on Easter fun down at Valley Way

Our services acknowledge and celebrate the diversity of our service users and staff by marking every religious and cultural event throughout the year – Easter is no exception! This Easter Sunday, staff at Valley Way [...]

The Barnet Group caps off National Apprenticeship week at MP’s Job Fayre

March 14th, 2017|Comments Off on The Barnet Group caps off National Apprenticeship week at MP’s Job Fayre

Every year local MP Mike Freer hosts an Apprenticeship and Jobs Fayre to promote local jobs and businesses. The Barnet Group was well represented, including by new 'matchmaking' company PA Choices. PA Choices, which is [...]

Need advice about finding employment?

March 14th, 2017|Comments Off on Need advice about finding employment?

If you have, or are a carer for someone with a learning disability and would like advice about finding a job, Your Choice Barnet are holding an employment event that could help. Come and join [...]

Quartz Court celebrate Chinese New Year

February 24th, 2017|Comments Off on Quartz Court celebrate Chinese New Year

Residents at Quartz Court had a second good start to the year. They decided to get together and celebrate Chinese New Year, which starts this month. Like most cultural festivals and holidays, residents enjoyed a [...]

Diwali angel gets a Christmas surprise at Flower Lane

January 6th, 2017|Comments Off on Diwali angel gets a Christmas surprise at Flower Lane

Flower Lane capped off a very busy diary of festive events by giving a special contribution award to a very surprised volunteer. Manjula Morar has been providing a wonderful Diwali celebration, complete with an Indian [...]

Orion Primary sing Christmas Carols to Flower Lane

December 21st, 2016|Comments Off on Orion Primary sing Christmas Carols to Flower Lane

A local primary school choir from Grahame Park bought some real festive cheer to staff and service users at Flower Lane this week with a special Christmas carol performance.   Orion Primary School performed all [...]

Quartz Court’s gem wins CEO pick for staff award

December 15th, 2016|Comments Off on Quartz Court’s gem wins CEO pick for staff award

The final recipient of this year's The Barnet Group Staff Awards got a real surprise when they received their trophy from The Barnet Group Chief Executive Officer Troy Henshall, Julie Riley (Director of Care and [...]

Brave staff take to Bush Tucker Trials to raise money

December 15th, 2016|Comments Off on Brave staff take to Bush Tucker Trials to raise money

Rosa Morison staff alongside volunteers from Barnet Homes took part in a special ‘I’m A Celebrity Get Me of Here’ style fundraising event on 14 Dec to raise money for the sensory floor. Your Choice [...]