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Inside out

Inside out

Published on 16.06.2021
by Choice Support

Art therapist Evelyn Pelayo talks about human connection through the power of art and introduces her new art group Inside Out.

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Be more blueberry

Be more blueberry

Published on 14.06.2021
by Choice Support

The power of art and creativity in the support of adults with learning disabilities can be found in all our work at Choice Support. One hub of creative activity is our Jubilee House service where people we support have formed as a group of artists embarking on setting-up their own social enterprise.

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Chris helps to save lives

Published on 02.06.2021
by Choice Support

During the pandemic, Chris seized an opportunity to become a volunteer vaccinator, which is a first step towards pursuing his dream career.

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It's time to say thank you

Published on 31.05.2021
by Choice Support

During this extremely difficult year, volunteers have continued to offer their time and skills for the benefit of others. It’s time to say a big thank you for the huge contribution they make.

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Exploring meat free alternatives

Published on 25.05.2021
by Choice Support

What do people with a learning disability think about eating meat? Read about the findings of our study, sponsored by Quorn. 

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Becoming a domestic goddess

Published on 18.05.2021
by Choice Support

Unfortunately Catherine was becoming labelled as someone challenging to support. It never really suited her to live with other people and she was evicted several times, spending many years living in a respite unit.

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A time to breathe

Published on 14.05.2021
by CEO Sarah Maguire

As mental health awareness week comes to an end, Sarah reflects on the importance of connecting with nature and allowing ourselves to breathe.

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A sanctuary by the sea

Published on 13.05.2021
by Choice Support

Nate had been struggling with issues relating to his mental health for many years. After attending our Crisis Café, Sanctuary by the Sea, Nate has started looking forward to his future.

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From hospital to home

Published on 11.05.2021
by Choice Support

Moving from a mental health hospital to being supported in the community can be a challenging transition. The right support from an excellent care team makes all the difference in helping people to regain their confidence and independent living skills.

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First aid for mental health

Published on 10.05.2021
by Choice Support

In these challenging times protecting and promoting our own and other people’s mental health is more important than ever. Train with us online as a Mental Health First Aider.

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The power of pets

Published on 05.05.2021
by Tanya Doenges

Lockdown became a little more interesting thanks to Nylah the puppy.

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‘Great places to work’ award 2021

Published on 29.04.2021
by Choice Support

We are proud that Choice Support has been ranked 27th by Great Place to Work® UK in their Super Large category (for organisations of more than 1000 employees).

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