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Flower Lane encouraging people to speak out against hate crime

April 13th, 2018|Comments Off on Flower Lane encouraging people to speak out against hate crime

Staff at Your Choice Barnet's Flower Lane Autism Service are hoping they can help more service users report their experiences of hate crime, after taking part in an anti-hate crime training session yesterday. A hate [...]

Zoo4U visits Rosa Morison

April 11th, 2018|Comments Off on Zoo4U visits Rosa Morison

Rosa Morison had some very special guests last Tuesday when Zoo4You visited. They brought with them a wonderful mix of animals for service users to hold, including snakes, rabbits, a skunk, a chinchilla and a [...]

New equipment for Multi-Sensory Room

April 11th, 2018|Comments Off on New equipment for Multi-Sensory Room

Rosa Morison has added some exciting new equipment to its Multi-Sensory Room, which opened for service users earlier this year. Rosa Morison first opened the doors to its Multi-Sensory Room in January and has now [...]

Your Choice Barnet Employment project helping customers achieve independence

March 29th, 2018|Comments Off on Your Choice Barnet Employment project helping customers achieve independence

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 [...]

Are you concerned about rough sleepers? Here’s how you can help.

February 28th, 2018|Comments Off on Are you concerned about rough sleepers? Here’s how you can help.

Due to the extreme cold temperatures and snowfall, Barnet has enacted our Severe Weather Emergency Protocol and accommodation is available to all rough sleepers whilst the temperatures remains below zero. Rough sleepers should be directed [...]

A flipping marvellous Pancake Day at Flower Lane

February 23rd, 2018|Comments Off on A flipping marvellous Pancake Day at Flower Lane

Staff and service users at Flower Lane marked Pancake Day recently by mixing a giant batch of pancake batter for all to enjoy. Traditionally in the Christian calendar, Shrove Tuesday marked the start of a [...]

Cold weather warning

February 23rd, 2018|Comments Off on Cold weather warning

There is cold weather forecast in Barnet for the next few days. Keeping warm and well Temperatures are not forecast to be sub-zero in Barnet, but Barnet Council provide some useful information about keeping warm [...]

Rosa Morison is getting a new multi-sensory room!

January 26th, 2018|Comments Off on Rosa Morison is getting a new multi-sensory room!

Rosa Morison, our day service for adults with profound and complex learning and physical disabilities has added another string to their bow with news of the addition of a multi-sensory room. In April 2016 they upgraded [...]

Merry Christmas, Flower Lane style!

December 13th, 2017|Comments Off on Merry Christmas, Flower Lane style!

Every year the staff at Flower Lane cap off a year of busy activities and events at their service by holding a Christmas lunch with all the trimmings. This week Flower Lane service users were [...]

December is off to a festive start at Flower Lane!

December 7th, 2017|Comments Off on December is off to a festive start at Flower Lane!

Every year, FLAG, (Flower Lane Action Group) organise a Christmas Fair to get the festive season off to a flying start and raise money for Flower Lane. Flower Lane’s 2nd December Christmas Fair had games, [...]

Join in with some festive fun at Flower Lane’s Christmas Fair

December 1st, 2017|Comments Off on Join in with some festive fun at Flower Lane’s Christmas Fair

Our Autism day service, Flower Lane, is getting the first weekend in December off to a fine Festive start! The Flower Lane Christmas Fair is organised by Flower Lane Action Group, which is made up [...]

The Barnet Group bake-off raises £300 for Children in Need

November 21st, 2017|Comments Off on The Barnet Group bake-off raises £300 for Children in Need

Last Friday staff across The Barnet Group held their own version of the Great British Bake-Off to raise money for BBC Children in Need. There was no Paul Hollywood judging, but we had our own [...]

Our award-winning volunteer hosts Diwali feast at Flower Lane

October 9th, 2017|Comments Off on Our award-winning volunteer hosts Diwali feast at Flower Lane

Every year, a kind-hearted Flower Lane volunteer hosts and funds an annual Diwali celebration for staff and service users. Winner of last year’s  ‘Contribution to the Service’ award at The Barnet Group Customer Awards, Manjula [...]

Supported Living say farewell summer with annual Carnival

September 28th, 2017|Comments Off on Supported Living say farewell summer with annual Carnival

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 [...]

Choose PA Choices!

September 8th, 2017|Comments Off on Choose PA Choices!

PA Choices is our Personal Assistant Service, which aims to match people who are in receipt of direct payments with personal assistants who are able to support them on a day to day basis. The [...]

Schools at Rosa Morison for summer!

July 28th, 2017|Comments Off on Schools at Rosa Morison for summer!

School might be out for summer, but that hasn’t stopped a group of 12 young people working hard to raise awareness for Rosa Morison this week. The young people were from a range of schools [...]

Rosa Morison has a visit from a lionhead rabbit

July 7th, 2017|Comments Off on Rosa Morison has a visit from a lionhead rabbit

Service users at Rosa Morison were recently treated to a visit from a cheeky meerkat and a friendly 'lionhead' rabbit. Zoo4U is a family run company who is passionate about animals and wants to help [...]

CQC gives Valley Way a ‘Good’ rating

July 7th, 2017|Comments Off on CQC gives Valley Way a ‘Good’ rating

Valley Way has received a ‘Good’ rating from the Care Quality Commission (CQC). Valley Way is a respite service for adults with complex learning disabilities, physical disabilities, autism and challenging behaviour. The Care Quality Commission [...]

Do you think you could be our next apprentice?

June 22nd, 2017|Comments Off on Do you think you could be our next apprentice?

We are now recruiting for Housing Management and Social Care Apprentices 2017 The Barnet Group has run an apprenticeship scheme for the past seven years and we are proud to support local people to develop [...]

Flower Lane’s summer trips arrive in time for Autistic Pride Day

June 22nd, 2017|Comments Off on Flower Lane’s summer trips arrive in time for Autistic Pride Day

Staff, parents and carers work hard throughout the year on fundraising through fairs, raffles and other events. The money raised contributes towards trips for Flower Lane service users – which this year arrived just in [...]