News and blogs
Find out more about our work and what we get up to, by reading our news and blogs.
When is your home not a home?
In her vlog this week Sarah describes the valuable experience she has gained from caring for her mother who has dementia.Read more
“Don't ever call us unskilled again!''
The essential and highly skilled work of support workers during the Covid-19 pandemic is recognised in a new report from Paradigm.Read more
What is most precious to you?
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.Read more
Gifts that cost nothing
Sarah Maguire, our CEO, this week reflects in her Friday vlog that gifts can come in many forms...Read more
Oliver McGowan Mandatory Training Trial
Natasha Furness, our Head of Learning & Development (L&D), writes about a significant trial we are taking part in to improve mandatory training.Read more
In her Friday vlog this week Sarah Maguire, our CEO, reflects on how two little words can make all the difference…Read more
Grace, a support worker with Choice Support since 2009, writes about her recovery from Coronavirus.Read more
CQC asks you to ‘tell us’
It's vital that CQC get feedback from people who use health and social care services.Read more
New sexuality and relationships charter
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.Read more
Where’s the manual for COVID-19?
Sarah Burton, Choice Support Services Manager, writes ‘Life in Lockdown’, published in a special COVID-19 edition of Care Management Matters.Read more
Wakefield rated ‘Outstanding’
Congratulations to all Choice Support staff in Wakefield whose work has just been rated as ‘Outstanding’ by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).Read more
A gentle giant
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.Read more