National Star Transition Event
Another great day at the annual National Star Event in Cheltenham!
Another great day at the annual National Star Event in Cheltenham!
We've been getting ready for Valentine's Day across Choice Care with some wonderful baking and artwork!
As we come to the close of National Apprentice week 2024, today’s theme is ‘Celebration Friday’!
Today we are going to focus on the theme of ‘Support’ for National Apprentice Week, so we’ll be looking at the kind of support you can expect if you choose to learn while you are at Choice Care.
This week we have been focussing on apprenticeships across Choice Care Group and on the theme of ‘Skills for Life.’
We are really enjoying National Apprentice Week, when every day we focus on the themes of the week and how they relate to our learners across Choice Care.
We’re at the start of National Apprentice week – a week-long celebration of apprenticeships. We are going to focus on the benefits of these qualifications both for Choice Care colleagues and the people we support. Check in every day for our latest updates.
We are delighted to announce that we have recently opened ‘Waun Daniel’, a bespoke single person, supported living service in Wales.
We were delighted to celebrate the graduation of colleagues from Choice Care’s most recent Management Development Programme (MDP) back in December.
We are delighted to announce the winners of our Christmas decorations competition.
We talk to Sharron at Catherine Care about their Christmas spectacular performance. Catherine Care joined the Choice Care Family in 2023.
We’ve now held all our award events across Choice Care and celebrated many colleagues impressive achievements
We talk to James from Choice Care’s Quality Team who tells us all about the fantastic Expert Quality Auditors here at Choice.
Choice attends a number of transition events at schools and colleges during the year where we talk to young people and their parents about the the next stage for them and what we can offer.
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas here at Choice Care!
We are delighted to announce the acquisition of (ASOL) and to welcome the team to the Choice Care family!
People we support across Choice Care had fantastic fun at lots of spooky Halloween events across our supported living and residential homes!
Every year people across Choice Care nominate colleagues who go above and beyond for the annual Choice Care staff awards. This is a wonderful opportunity to celebrate our colleagues and their amazing work and achievements.
We are very excited that we have now have the results from our wonderful, annual Choice Care Garden Competition.
People we support and our colleagues had an amazing day at the Choice Got Talent Grand Final which took place on Wednesday 4th October!
We are delighted to announce the acquisition of Catherine Care and to welcome the team to the Choice Care family!
The Linden Farm Allotment is a project for young adults with autism in Surrey to learn and enjoy growing flowers and vegetables.
We reported on the first fabulous Diverse Disco at the Tree nightclub held in May this year, where people we support across Choice Care had a fantastic time.
Hurst House, one of our homes in Swindon, organised a fantastic Heart Beat Fundraising Day in August to raise money for a defibrillator.
With the Choice Got Talent auditions taking place earlier this month - we are one step nearer to one of the biggest events in the Choice calendar!
The team at Holmhurst held a fantastic Fundraising Day for Oakhaven Hospice with a raffle, cake stall, craft stall and children’s activities.
As part of our commitment to Choice Care being a place where people thrive, we are delighted to announce that we have appointed Roxanne Law to the role of Clinical and Family Support Practice lead.
We had a fantastic day at our monthly training session for colleagues across all of our Welsh homes at our new offices in Port Talbot.
A fantastic time was had by all at the East region summer fair.
We are very excited to announce that Choice Care has once again been listed in the the official Top 100 Apprenticeships Employers!
Care Inspectorate Wales (CIW) has recently published the Regulated Services Inspection Report for Caernewydd Farm . Caernewydd Farm is part of Care Without Compromise (CWC) who joined Choice Care Group in March 2022.
We celebrated Learning Disability Week across Choice Care from 19th to 26th June, with the people we support taking part in many wonderful activities during the week.
We are very excited to welcome new international colleagues who have been recruited through Visa sponsorship! Our new colleagues are working at services across Choice Care.
One of the people we support at Cambria House is a member of a drama club, run by the Blue Apple Theatre. He is taking part in a production of Animal Farm, which will take place at the Theatre Royal in Winchester on 13th and 14th July.
Everyone at our Nant Leiros home in Neath had a fantastic time at their Bake Off competition and celebrations.
We had an amazing day at Linden Farm on 12th June, for the grand opening of the new cycle track.
Recently we reported about the ‘Diverse Disco’ which took place on Monday 15th May in Swindon, where a fantastic time was had by some of the people we support here at Choice Care.
People we support from across our West Region enjoyed a wonderful Choice Care ‘Wellbeing Day’ on Wednesday 24th May.
We’re very excited to have a Choice Care stand at the London Autism Show again this year. We’re also thrilled to have a speaking slot this time.
People we support and colleagues are getting ready for the annual ChoiceCare Football Tournament in July!
People we support across Choice Care had a fantastic time at the ‘Diverse Disco’ on Monday 15th May 2023! One of our fantastic managers from the Swindon region has been running a group which holds accessible and inclusive events aimed at people with disabilities.
Services across the whole of Choice Care celebrated the coronation of King Charles III in May and organised events for the people we support.
We at Choice Care fully support Mental Health Awareness Week. This year's theme is anxiety - with the Mental Health Foundation saying that ‘Anxiety is a normal emotion in us all, but sometimes it can get out of control and become a mental health problem…it’s important that we recognise and respond when we feel anxious, so that our anxiety doesn’t become overwhelming.'
Teams across Choice Care took part in an Easter Competition, with services asked to submit photos and videos of their Easter activities to ChoiceHub, our internal comms app.
Last week we celebrated the opening of Swansea Road, a new specialist supported living service provided by our sister company in Wales, Care Without Compromise.
Choice Care services join in the fun at the monthly social club held at Ambassadors Club, organised by our fabulous Positive Behaviour Support (PBS) Team. Our residents and colleagues can play bingo, sing and dance!
Penscynor House achieves glowing Care Inspectorate Wales report
We are delighted to announce that Ciderstone House has been awarded ‘Good’ in all areas in their latest CQC report.
We are delighted to announce the acquisition of Witham Valley Care Group and to welcome the team to the Choice Care family!
We are very pleased to welcome our new Welsh services and team members.
We are delighted to announce the acquisition of Quality Care and to welcome the team to the Choice Care family!
Our annual talent competition was held on Wednesday, and what a show it was! Read on to hear all about it...
All of us at Choice Care were very sad to hear about the death of HM Queen Elizabeth II.
Seth and Keri raise over £500 for Salisbury District Hospital!
We have been listed amongst Britain's best apprenticeship employers!
We have made a Â£5,000 donation to the Red Cross Ukrainian appeal. Please read...
This is the summary overview of the findings from our 2019/20 survey of staff, care professionals and the people we support. The report highlights our main findings, including the areas we did well as well as some areas that we can improve. We hope you find the information valuable and it gives you an insight into all the stakeholders that make up the Choice Care family.
This is a time for us all to think about our mental health
We would like to give a massive THANK YOU to The Bombay Sapphire Distillery for producing and delivering hand sanitiser to one of our nearby homes, Oakley Lodge.
This incredibly generous act means a lot to all our staff and the people we support ðŸ’š
Over 100,000 CARE badges are now being proudly worn across the sector
Our Chief Executive, Edwina Johnston, explains the thinking behind the new Choice Care brand identity and introduces our fabulous new website.
Care England have called out for an immediate additional Â£4bn to be attributed by the government.
Â£34 million into what it is calling the UK's biggest research programme in the sector
We are officially ranked THE BEST care home provider in England!!!
100 celebrates the most influential disabled people in the UK
Hate crimes against people with disabilities has been suggested to have increased by a huge 41% in the last year.
A man has been able to move all four of his paralysed limbs with a mind-controlled exoskeleton suit
Our Stroud Lodge home in Gloucester nominated for Dignity and Respect Care Home of the Year
Teenagers with autism are being targeted by gangs running county lines drugs operations.
Liverpool 5G Testbed and techUK call for action to accelerate the roll out of 5G technology in health and social care.
Helping people with learning disabilities make positive changes to their lifestyle
The care sector has responded with outrage following BBC's Panorama documentary
New objectives ensure that equality is front and centre, both in their regulatory work, and for their staff.
The health watchdog launches a review into how it handled a 2015 report raising concerns about Whorlton Hall hospital.
Campaign by the Daily Express and the Care Campaign for the Vulnerable calls for CCTV cameras in care home communal areas.
Community Integrated Care launches a pioneering inclusive rugby programme
Every patient held in long-term segregation or seclusion is to be reviewed by independent advocates.
New adaptations designed for people with learning disabilities will now be rolled out to more than 5,000 Slimming World consultants.
Average salaries for new roles in the social care sector are rising despite economic uncertainty.
The team at Ravenna Lodge receive a "˜Good' rating following their first CQC inspection.
A Care England study into council fees has shown that local authorities are failing to keep pace with rising costs