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 [...]
Just over a year ago, Your Choice Barnet started an employment project 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. It’s been amazing to see the effect [...]
Summer already feels long gone, but customers of some of our Your Choice Barnet recently made the most of the final days of summer – rain or shine! Residents at Quartz Court were treated to a multi-cultural feast of a tea-party complete with sandwiches and cake. If that wasn't enough, the mum of one customer [...]
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 Support) and Trudi Kleanthous (Director of Corporate Services) at Quartz Court. The winner of the Your Choice Barnet's CEO pick [...]
A colleague from the Barnet Learning Disability Service had some kind words for Shirley Sanderson and the Supported Living team at Harold Court and Agatha House. She said: "Following my meeting with yourself and the staff team yesterday I just wanted to say that it was really nice to hear the progress that has been [...]
P, a resident at Quartz Court, could not afford to replace his old fridge which had finally given up. Mr Roger Varnals, father of Sam who works at the service, very kindly donated a brand new fridge freezer to P. P was over the moon - as the picture shows!
Dawn Smith died on 17 October after she had been unwell for some time; she was only 55 years old but had enjoyed her family, her friends and her home life to the full. Friends from Supported Living gathered with Dawn's family at Golders Green Crematorium on Friday afternoon to say their final farewells. Dawn's [...]
Nominating Jacqueline Doneo from September Court for Your Choice Barnet Take Ownership award "Enthusiastically picking up the tasks that others have yet to notice, Jacqui leads by example, and what an example! She is the epitome of someone who works so hard, she makes it look easy. Her dedication to ensuring tasks are carried out [...]