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Off to a flying start

Published on 19.01.2021
by Choice Support

Ryan has always been interested in a career in aerospace, and over the lockdown in March 2020 he took a first step towards his future.

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Have I already told you this?

Published on 15.01.2021
by Sarah Maguire

Despite our disrupted world, CEO Sarah reminds us to hang on to our sense of self and remember that we are still dynamic, inspiring, and creative.

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A problem shared

Published on 08.01.2021
by Sarah Maguire

Our CEO, Sarah, reflects on how a "problem shared is a problem halved" and notes how the solutions to our problems are often in the places that we least expect.

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The best of times

Published on 29.12.2020
by Sarah Maguire, Chief Executive

"Always remember you matter. You're important and you're loved, and bring to this world things that nobody else can." Sarah Maguire, our CEO, leaves us with a final quotation for 2020.

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The spirit of the season

Published on 22.12.2020
by Sarah Maguire, Chief Executive

Season's greetings from Choice Support's CEO, Sarah Maguire, and all Directors and Trustees.

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Helping to end hair discrimination

Published on 21.12.2020
by Mark Ferry, Group Director of Human Resources

Choice Support is delighted to be adopting the Halo Code and joining the fight against race-based hair discrimination.

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A chocolate can make all the difference

Published on 18.12.2020
by Sarah Maguire, Chief Executive

"Kind gifts are not just about money, or expense, or even acknowledgement," says Sarah Maguire, our CEO, in her vlog this week, "It’s those random acts of kindness, the ones you weren’t expecting that often touches the most deeply."

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Dust away the cobwebs

Published on 04.12.2020
by Sarah Maguire, Chief Executive

“Sometimes music is the only medicine the heart and soul needs.” Sarah Maguire, our CEO encourages everyone to think about their musical moments.

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Equality in words and actions

Published on 26.11.2020
by Sarah Maguire, Chief Executive

Our CEO reflects on a comment from one of Choice Support's Trustees. Sarah says, "The truth is that none of us can do what we do without each other and so we need to remember that we are colleagues with equal importance and standing."

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New Skills for Care guidance on relationships

Published on 26.11.2020
by Claire Bates, Supported Loving Leader

Skills for Care, supported by the Care Quality Commission, have just published new guidance called, ‘Supporting people who need care and support to have meaningful and safe relationships.’

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Does curiosity always kill the cat?

Published on 19.11.2020
by Sarah Maguire, Chief Executive

In her vlog this week, Sarah Maguire, our CEO, ponders whether it might be better if we were more curious about our neighbours...

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When opportunity knocks

Published on 13.11.2020
by Sarah Maguire, Chief Executive

“Why is Sarah dancing around in a roll of tin foil you may be asking yourself?” Sarah tells us her story of holding back and regretting a missed opportunity when she could have been dancing in silver wings all weekend.

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