Music garden opens at Lockwood Activity Centre

Customers from Lockwood Activity Centre were in a celebratory mood this week when the centre’s new Music Garden officially opened.

The opening coincided with the centre’s open day event and customers were keen to demonstrate what the Music Garden has to offer.

The Music Garden is another great opportunity for our customers to be able to build skills, express themselves and improve communication through musical instruments.

Opportunities on offer for people with complex needs

Two Surrey Choices employees spoke of the opportunities on offer for children and young people with complex conditions at a Transition Training Day held at New Woking Hospice recently.

Christina Earl, Acting Operations Director, and Bobby Williams, Activity Facilitator from the Guildford Office Project, described how young people with a range of support needs can make the successful transition from children’s services to adult care if given the right opportunities.

The benefits of Rebound Therapy

There is no doubt that physical exercise is important for all of us and increasingly people with disabilities are embracing sports and activities because of the significant benefits it brings to their health and general well-being.

Surrey Choices provides a range of activities for the people it supports but it cites Rebound Therapy as one of its most popular activities. It introduced the therapy sessions in September 2015 and it has proved to be extremely beneficial to customers. The exercise helps to promote balance, facilitate movement, increase or decrease muscle tone and aids relaxation and sensory integration.