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 [...]
Who knew sitting in a chair could be so energetic? This week service users at CommunitySpace were treated to a robust session of Chair Aerobics as part of a day dedicated to supporting them to lead healthier lifestyles. Mencap's Learning Disability Week had the theme of health this year. The object of the week is [...]
Learning Disability Week is all about helping transform the services that people with disabilities receive. As well as shining a light to everyone on the issues and challenges people living with a disability experience. Last year, the theme of Learning Disability Week was employment. Mencap the charity, who lead on Learning Disability Week, have chosen [...]
Your Choice Barnet's CommunitySpace was given a spuce-up by partners Hammerson as part of a volunteering event at the centre in Edgware. Coinciding with celebrations for the Queen's 90th birthday, customers enjoyed an afternoon of music, food and drink while volunteers were hard at work. Hammerson PLC has been running an annual Community Day since [...]
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 [...]
"Debbie consistently seeks to expand the service's activities and venues to enable service users to actively participate in the community and to widen the horizons of the service. She is a great team leader who inspires her team and all the staff at CommunitySpace to work collaboratively as a forward looking service."
"David is a brilliant supervisor; he treats everybody in the team very fairly. He listens to staff suggestions and is willing to give new suggestions and new activities a try. He is meticulous in his planning of forthcoming events - for example he recently organised a special birthday party for a service user. "David has [...]