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Ansell Court is now open… for residents

In January, we were officially handed the keys to the flagship extra care scheme in Mill Hill. Built on the site of old sheltered housing accommodation, Moreton Close, the new development is now called Ansell Court. Ansell Court will provide extra care provision in 53 self-contained one and two-bedroom apartments, which will enable adults with [...]

By |2019-03-22T13:44:01+01:00March 19th, 2019|

YCB Employment Project client loves his new job!

The YCB Employment Project started in 2017 and is dedicated to supporting adults with learning disabilities. The Your Choice Barnet Employment project welcomes referrals to help people with sensory and physical disabilities as well as those with mental health conditions or on the autism spectrum. Most of those referrals end up working with our team [...]

By |2019-03-05T14:15:53+01:00March 5th, 2019|

Bushtucker Trials makes for fundraising treasures at Rosa Morison

Friends and staff at Rosa Morison have been busy over the festive period raising funds for new equipment. Exactly one year ago, Rosa Morison opened the doors to its Multi-Sensory Room, which included a range of sound-activated and touch-sensitive equipment. Like the initial establishment of the Multi-Sensory Room, further equipment for the room will be [...]

By |2019-01-29T17:30:54+01:00January 29th, 2019|

Supported Living service score ‘Outstanding’ from CQC

Your Choice Barnet’s Supported Living Service was inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) in September last year. The report from the inspection has now been published and the service has been awarded an overall rating of ‘Outstanding’ by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), the first service for Adults Social Care in Barnet to achieve [...]

By |2019-01-17T18:05:37+01:00January 17th, 2019|

CommunitySpace’s World’s Biggest Coffee Morning!

Recently, homes, workplaces and community groups across the country pushed out all the stops with coffee (and cake) mornings to raise money for Macmillan Cancer. Staff and service users at CommunitySpace proved to be no exception. They raised £60 in one morning to donate to Macmillan Cancer. It was a win-win kind of morning at [...]

By |2019-01-10T14:00:03+01:00October 5th, 2018|

Flower Lane at Urban Gamez 2018!

Barnet Homes’ annual community sporting event had some special guests this year; police horses, the new Mayor of Barnet plus a visit from Flower Lane! Urban Gamez is one of the biggest community events on the Barnet Homes calendar and takes place down on the concourse at Grahame Park. The service users pictured arrived just [...]

By |2018-09-03T14:21:05+01:00September 3rd, 2018|

School’s out for summer! So…straight into Rosa Morison

Exactly two years ago, The Mayor of Barnet opened the sensory gardens at Rosa Morison. It was a community effort, with young people in the area raising money for garden plants. But maintaining a garden is a lot of work! Luckily, once again, a group of young people have taken up Rosa Morison as a [...]

By |2018-09-05T10:15:26+01:00July 20th, 2018|

Flower Lane’s flock is enjoying summer!

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 heat wave! This year, most of the service users at [...]

By |2018-07-20T18:13:19+01:00July 18th, 2018|

Local young people take their ‘challenge’ to Rosa Morison

For many young people who have just finished their exams, a summer of fun stretches ahead. However, a selection of youngsters who come from schools and colleges across North West London have decided to use their free time to help others. They have signed up to the National Citizens Service, which is a 3 – [...]

By |2018-07-12T17:10:41+01:00July 12th, 2018|

Big lunch at Agatha House and Harold Court!

Back in 2009, the Eden Project came up with the concept of holding The Big Lunch. Through this idea, the Eden Project supports and encourages people all over the UK to build stronger communities and increase local connections. The Big Lunch is about people coming together over food and drink, for no specific reason other [...]

By |2018-06-29T10:38:19+01:00June 29th, 2018|