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Light at the end of the tunnel

Published on 23.10.2020
by David Holt, Group Director of Housing and Development

There have been extra challenges this year because of the pandemic, but we’re nearly there now with our project to build Mayman Lane, a housing scheme in Yorkshire for six adults with challenging behaviours.

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Small great things

Published on 23.10.2020
by Sarah Maguire, Chief Executive

Sarah Maguire, our CEO, reflects on what Martin Luther King said, “If I can’t do great things, I can do small things in a great way,” and Sarah thinks this really is a sentiment for our times.

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Sarahs vlog black history month are you sitting uncomfortably

Are you sitting uncomfortably?

Published on 16.10.2020
by Sarah Maguire, Chief Executive

Sarah Maguire our CEO reflects on her response to Rosa Parks’ story and why it's important to celebrate black history and feel uncomfortable.

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Sarah Maguire Choice Support vlog The who informs the how 09 10 20

The who, informs the how

Published on 09.10.2020
by Sarah Maguire, Chief Executive

"We don’t have to be famous to influence, so let’s be thoughtful about how we are with each other...", says Sarah Maguire in her vlog this week.

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Sarahs vlog A few of my favourite things 02 10 20

A few of my favourite things

Published on 02.10.2020
by Sarah Maguire, Chief Executive

Sarah shares her favourite things this week, which may be small, but they make a big difference to her. What are yours? If you support someone do you know what theirs are?

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Floordrobe vlog Sept 20

Missing the ‘floordrobe!’

Published on 24.09.2020
by Sarah Maguire, Chief Executive

It's the time of year when young adults are leaving home for the first time to study. Our CEO, Sarah Maguire, in her Friday vlog appreciates the importance of keeping connected, for all families everywhere, whatever their circumstances.

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Work that matters

Published on 17.09.2020
by Sarah Maguire, Chief Executive

How do we continue to do what matters and keep reminding ourselves that we can each make a huge difference? Sarah's vlog this week acknowledges the challenges facing those working in social care.

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Doing and being

Published on 11.09.2020
by Sarah Maguire, Chief Executive

Sarah Maguire, our CEO starts her vlog this week asking the question, "whatever your role in social care, my guess is that you spend a lot of time ‘doing’ stuff?"

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Sarahs vlog can you hear me Sept 20

Do you hear me?

Published on 04.09.2020
by Sarah Maguire, Chief Executive

Sarah Maguire, our CEO, reflects on the difference between listening and hearing. “It can feel like we are constantly bombarded with messages, with news and information…”

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Real life and soap operas

Published on 28.08.2020
by Sarah Maguire, Chief Executive

Sarah Maguire, our CEO, talks about her love of soap operas and how they were some of the first examples of TV programs in the 60's and 70's which attempted to show people with disabilities living independent lives.

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The Peter Parker principle

Published on 21.08.2020
by Sarah Maguire, Chief Executive

“With great power comes great responsibility,” Sarah reflects on the meaning of Peter Parker's quote in her Friday vlog this week.

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Lifting the voice of support workers

Published on 14.08.2020
by Sarah Maguire, Chief Executive

In her vlog this week Sarah Maguire supports and values the professionalism of the support worker role...

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