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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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As my mother used to say

Published on 06.11.2020
by Sarah Maguire, Chief Executive

As we enter day two of the second national lockdown, Sarah Maguire our CEO, reflects on her mother's sayings and wisdom they contain.

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Mayman Lane is opening

Published on 04.11.2020
by David Holt, Group Director of Housing and Development

We’re pleased to announce the opening of Mayman Lane in West Yorkshire, a housing development we built in partnership with Kirklees Council and NHS England for people with learning disabilities and autism.

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Channelling my inner Tigger

Published on 30.10.2020
by Sarah Maguire, Chief Executive

"We’ve all been living with heightened emotions for some time now and our social norms aren’t always helpful" says Sarah Maguire, our CEO who recommends expressing how you feel.

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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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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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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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