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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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‘Great places to work’ award 2020

Published on 19.05.2020
by Choice Support

We are delighted 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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Contraceptive choice for all women

Published on 05.05.2020
by Taylor Burgess, British Pregnancy Advisory Service

At the British Pregnancy Advisory Service (BPAS) we think it’s important that all women with learning disabilities are supported to make free, informed choices about contraception and pregnancy.

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Appreciating Sharon

Published on 16.04.2020
by Shaun Peters, Learning Disability Team

Shaun Peters, from the Learning Disability Team in Portsmouth, wrote to us expressing his appreciation for the outstanding work and effort of Sharon Farrar, a support worker from Choice Support.

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Stay connected

Published on 09.04.2020
by Matthew and his family

Tuck by Truck's daily conference calls are making a real difference. “As soon as Matthew heard his workmate's voices, a huge smile of recognition came on his face. The genuine warmth of these greetings was so special and touching” say Matthew's parents.

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Keeping safe, well and happy

Published on 02.04.2020
by Choice Support

Some of the people we support, and their staff wanted to share their stories about how they are coping with the Coronavirus lockdown.

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