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Supported Loving in the Guardian

Published on 30.10.2019
by Choice Support

The Guardian publishes article about Supported Loving, and the 'human right' to have loving relationships.

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Gr8 Mates get engaged

Published on 21.08.2019
by Fizz Heseltine, Living it up

Simon and Dawn met as members of the Gr8 Mates friendship project. Simon remembers “when we bought our engagement rings, the minute I had Dawn’s, I went down on one knee and proposed to Dawn in the shop...”

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More confused than shocked

Published on 17.07.2019
by Venetia Gibbs, Quality Checker

Why wasn’t I more shocked when I saw the abuse at Whorlton Hall in a recent Panorama programme?

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Supported Loving meets the BPS

Published on 28.05.2019
by Dr Claire Bates

Supported Loving and 2BU, a LBGTQ+ social group for adults with learning disabilities, present powerful first-hand accounts to the British Psychological Society (BPS).

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Experimenting with sound

Published on 02.05.2019
by Lorna Slee, Quality Compliance Officer, Choice Support

Four people we support have created “an amazing experimental sound landscape” in response to the archive sounds collection at the British Library. 

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Just support me to lead an ordinary life

Published on 05.04.2019
by Dr Claire Bates

Dr Claire Bates congratulates Stay Up Late on their ‘Unordinary Conference’

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Calming animal experiences

Published on 22.03.2019
by Choice Support

The tenants from Mill House in Kent had a mixture of furry and silky smooth visitors from Wild Science.

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Preventing sexual harm

Published on 08.03.2019
by Sue Sharples

Winner of Winston Churchill Fellowship, Sue Sharples, Chair of U-Night Group in Lancashire, calls for your involvement in her research to prevent sexual harm.

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Talking about dying?

Published on 27.02.2019
by Choice Support

Choice Support staff took part in a UK wide research survey about death, dying and bereavement for people supported in residential and supported living.

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CQC responds to plea for guidance on relationships

Published on 21.02.2019
by Choice Support

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) have just published their new guidance on relationships and sexuality after listening to self-advocates with learning disabilities and Supported Loving.

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We're outstanding

Published on 15.02.2019
by Choice Support

We are proud to announce that we have achieved an overall outstanding rating from the CQC for our domiciliary support in the South East.

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Safe Soulmate – a new dating agency

Published on 13.02.2019
by Christine O’Neil and Vicky Baddeley

Do you want to make new friends or find a loving partner? Are you an adult with learning disabilities or autism, living in Cambridgeshire? You may be interested in a new dating agency, called Safe Soulmate.

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