3 things we found useful to practise mindfulness during Mental Health Awareness Week 2015
What is mindfulness?
Mindfulness is a mind and body based training that helps people to change the way they think and feel about experiences, especially those that are particularly stressful.
The sky’s the limit for Surrey Choices customers
Four Surrey Choices customers are flying high after completing a ‘life changing’ course that has seen them learn to pilot a plane.
Surrey Choices supports a range of people with disabilities to find the best care, activities and services for their needs across Surrey. It recently teamed up with the charity, Aerobility, to give four of its customers the chance to take to the skies.
Get into work, get a FREE bike
The Woking Bike Project in Sheerwater is available to anyone living within the Maybury and Sheerwater area with a barrier to work.
This 12 week work experience course run by EmployAbility and the Woking Bike Project will support you in learning new skills ready for work or full time volunteering. The course covers how to fix a bike, ways to keep your customers happy and the basics of running a shop.
Fashion for All
Our customers are now able to live the dream of becoming a original fashion designer in our newly created project in Staines. The DisStyle project aims to create a 100% original, eco friendly fashion label with no two designs exactly the same. The project will use donated fabric, clothes and rags to create beautiful and unique clothing. Designers will gain…
Linda marks four decades in the saddle
A Cranleigh woman has marked four decades in the saddle with friends at her local Riding for the Disabled Association.
Surrey Choices customer Linda Stonestreet, aged 63, started horse riding in her early twenties after attending the Lockwood Centre, in Guildford – and has enjoyed the hobby ever since.
Lively debating at Surrey Political Choices event
People with disabilities from across Surrey have been encouraged to use their right to vote in the forthcoming general election with the help of a leading social care provider.
Surrey Choices hosted a discussion at Nexus day service, in Sunbury-on-Thames, to allow customers the chance to find out more about the election, the voting process and the political parties involved.
Local councillors from the Conservative Party, the Liberal Democrats, Labour and UKIP met with Surrey Choices customers on Tuesday 24th March, from 11am-3pm, to talk about what each political party represents and how politics impacts on disabled lives.