There have been some exciting new additions at Rosa Morison, our day service for adults with profound and multiple learning and physical disabilities. For the past few months, the centre has undergone some improvements to its hydrotherapy pool, which will be of maximum benefit to current service users at Rosa Morison, as well as potential [...]
Your Choice Barnet customers had the opportunity to build crucial steps into work recently with a little help from partners Barnet Mencap, Barnet & Southgate College and Volunteering Matters. After completing a six week ‘Return to Work’ course with Barnet & Southgate College, ten of our customers from CommunitySpace and Barnet Independent Living Service (BILS) [...]
The Barnet Homes 2015 Annual Review, which features Your Choice Barnet, is now available to download. Click here to get your copy.
On 12 November The Barnet Group announced the appointment of Troy Henshall to the permanent position of Chief Executive of the Group, with immediate effect. Since the departure of CEO Tracey Lees in March of this year, Troy has been the Group's Interim Chief Executive. His permanent appointment follows an extensive external search process including [...]
A year has passed since a number of the service users of Flower Lane did a special performance with the world-renowned London Symphony Orchestra (LSO) on stage at the Barbican. But this year the roles were reversed. This year, however things were a little bit different and London Symphony Orchestra went to Flower Lane and [...]
Your Choice Barnet customers and staff at Flower Lane are looking forward to a long summer of activities in their newly landscaped sensory gardens, thanks to staff volunteers from Hammerson plc doing the work as part of their Community 'Fix-Up' day. On Friday 5 June Barnet Homes' staff, our Grounds Maintenance Team and repairs contractors [...]
Valley Way scored "good" on each spection criteria. You can read the inspection summary here, the full report here, and an easy-read version of the report here.
Starting on Monday 8 June 2015 we will have a three-part Integrated Social Care Direct service: Social Care Direct will still be the single entry point for residents and professionals, contactable via telephone 020 8359 5000 or email firstname.lastname@example.org Social Care Direct will triage calls and, where necessary, forward cases which need urgent or emergency attention [...]
On Thursday 14 May Your Choice Barnet's Community Space held their annual Spring Fair. The event was the perfect opportunity for service users to get in to the spirit of spring by socialising and taking part in a range of activities including a 'pamper parlour' where they could enjoy a massage and manicure/pedicure and a [...]
Rosa Morison recently had two reasons to celebrate when they were awarded funding for top-of-the-range Eye Gaze equipment, and also raised over £500 with the help of Claridge's Hotel, London. The Friends of Rosa Morison Day Centre were granted funding to dramatically improve the quality of life for their service users when a member of [...]