Ansell Court is now open… for residents

March 19th, 2019|Comments Off on 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 [...]

YCB Employment Project client loves his new job!

March 5th, 2019|Comments Off on 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 [...]

Bushtucker Trials makes for fundraising treasures at Rosa Morison

January 29th, 2019|Comments Off on 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 [...]

Supported Living service score ‘Outstanding’ from CQC

January 17th, 2019|Comments Off on 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 [...]

A well-deserved thank you… to you

December 19th, 2018|Comments Off on A well-deserved thank you… to you

Our customers and services are at the heart of everything we do. To recognise those who go the extra mile to improve their communities, support fellow residents and making positive steps to increase their independence [...]

No place for hate – National Hate Crime Awareness Week

October 15th, 2018|Comments Off on No place for hate – National Hate Crime Awareness Week

What is a hate crime? A hate crime is a crime committed against someone because of their disability, gender identity, race, religion or belief or sexual orientation. This past year has seen a 'spike' in [...]

Disability Dance and Sports afternoon

October 8th, 2018|Comments Off on Disability Dance and Sports afternoon

If you've ever wanted to try disability sports, but didn't know where to begin, here's your chance to access inclusive dance and sports activities.   Local volunteer champions Space for Us have teamed up with [...]

CommunitySpace’s World’s Biggest Coffee Morning!

October 5th, 2018|Comments Off on 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 [...]

Flower Lane at Urban Gamez 2018!

September 3rd, 2018|Comments Off on 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 [...]

How to stay cool in this heat

July 26th, 2018|Comments Off on How to stay cool in this heat

British summertime is traditionally a temperamental time for weather – any given day could be rain or shine. Not this year! the summer of 2018 has definitely been about sunshine as the Met Office predict [...]

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

July 20th, 2018|Comments Off on 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 [...]

Flower Lane’s flock is enjoying summer!

July 18th, 2018|Comments Off on 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 [...]

Local young people take their ‘challenge’ to Rosa Morison

July 12th, 2018|Comments Off on 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 [...]

Big lunch at Agatha House and Harold Court!

June 29th, 2018|Comments Off on 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 [...]

CommunitySpace does Chair Aerobics!

June 22nd, 2018|Comments Off on CommunitySpace does Chair Aerobics!

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 [...]

Flower Lane celebrates Autistic Pride Day

June 22nd, 2018|Comments Off on Flower Lane celebrates Autistic Pride Day

Your Choice Barnet’s Flower Lane service held an event to celebrate Autistic Pride Day recently. The annual event, which takes place on the 18th June, celebrates what people with autism bring to our communities and [...]

Learning Disability Week theme is health

June 18th, 2018|Comments Off on Learning Disability Week theme is health

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 [...]

Autistic Pride Day – Monday 18 June

June 18th, 2018|Comments Off on Autistic Pride Day – Monday 18 June

Autistic Pride Day is a national day which occurs annually on June 18. Its aim is to celebrate what people with autism bring to our communities and help them to recognise their potential. Autistic Pride [...]

Royal Wedding celebrations at Flower Lane!

May 24th, 2018|Comments Off on Royal Wedding celebrations at Flower Lane!

Last week the nation was gripped by Royal Wedding ‘fever’ and it seems as if Flower Lane was no exception. Our day service for people living with autism put on a ‘right Royal’ themed get-together, [...]

Flower Lane customer makes a splash!

May 11th, 2018|Comments Off on Flower Lane customer makes a splash!

Gary has autism, issues with his balance plus a fear of water and he has not been near a pool since he was a toddler. But since Rebecca, one of our Your Choice Barnet Support [...]