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When is your home not a home?

Published on 07.08.2020
by Sarah Maguire, Chief Executive

In her vlog this week Sarah describes the valuable experience she has gained from caring for her mother who has dementia.

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“Don't ever call us unskilled again!''

Published on 03.08.2020
by Choice Support

The essential and highly skilled work of support workers during the Covid-19 pandemic is recognised in a new report from Paradigm.

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What is most precious to you?

Published on 31.07.2020
by Sarah Maguire, Chief Executive

What do you choose to spend your time on, and with who? Sarah reflects that supporting people with learning disabilities, autism and mental health issues to have those same choices in life is at the very centre of what we do.

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Gifts that cost nothing

Published on 23.07.2020
by Sarah Maguire, Chief Executive

Sarah Maguire, our CEO, this week reflects in her Friday vlog that gifts can come in many forms...

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Oliver McGowan Mandatory Training Trial

Published on 17.07.2020
by Natasha Furness, Head of Learning & Development

Natasha Furness, our Head of Learning & Development (L&D), writes about a significant trial we are taking part in to improve mandatory training.

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What matters?

Published on 17.07.2020
by Sarah Maguire, Chief Executive

In her Friday vlog this week Sarah Maguire, our CEO, reflects on how two little words can make all the difference…

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Amazing Grace

Published on 16.07.2020
by Grace, Support Worker, Choice Support

Grace, a support worker with Choice Support since 2009, writes about her recovery from Coronavirus.

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CQC asks you to ‘tell us’

Published on 18.06.2020
by Choice Support

It's vital that CQC get feedback from people who use health and social care services.

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New sexuality and relationships charter

Published on 12.06.2020
by Claire Bates, Supported Loving Leader

Lockdown has highlighted for so many of us just how important a loving partnership is, so everyone involved in developing this new Sexuality and Relationships - My Rights Charter felt it was still relevant to share it.

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Where’s the manual for COVID-19?

Published on 04.06.2020
by Choice Support

Sarah Burton, Choice Support Services Manager, writes ‘Life in Lockdown’, published in a special COVID-19 edition of Care Management Matters.

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Wakefield rated ‘Outstanding’

Published on 29.05.2020
by Choice Support

Congratulations to all Choice Support staff in Wakefield whose work has just been rated as ‘Outstanding’ by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

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A gentle giant

Published on 19.05.2020
by Sam Jefferies and Caroline King

To mark Mental Health Awareness Week, Sam Jefferies and Caroline King talk about the year and a half since Sam started getting support from Caroline and her team.

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