Celebrating one year of FlexiChoices

This week, Surrey Choices celebrated the first anniversary of FlexiChoices. The service provides support in a fun environment from cooking to singing and dancing, whilst enabling vital respite support for families and Carers. They can have a much-needed break and do things they would be unable to do with their loved ones present. The FlexiChoices pilot began in September 2020 for eight months.…

Independent Learning with Katherine

Katherine, a person we support, wants to become more independent whilst out in the community. So she worked with Surrey Choices’ staff to create a Person Centred Plan to help her achieve her goals. The plan was centred around road safety skills, paying for items at the supermarket and increasing her independence. Over the last…

Healthy Eating

Lucy wanted to improve her knowledge of healthy eating and cooking skills to lose weight. Moving away from microwave meals was important to Lucy in order to get all the good nutrients from fresh meals to help improve her health. Lucy started off by taking part in a weekly cookery class through Digital Choices Live…

Surprise Easter Visits

Person Centred Plans are about supporting people to achieve their personal goals in a way that works for them. We want to make sure that the support we provide is outcome based and enables people to look after their health and wellbeing, including their mental health. Surrey Choices Colleagues, Kelly Morris and Adam Surmon have…

Stephen learns new cleaning skills

Stephen, a person we support, wanted to learn new life skills to help keep his flat clean and tidy. Supported by Surrey Choices colleagues and his mother, Stephen was able to create a step by step plan that will enable him to become more independent around his home. Stephen was learning the different ways to…

The importance of self-care over lockdown

Self-care is an important aspect to everyone’s mental health and wellbeing, and some of the people we support across Surrey Choices wanted to learn more about health and beauty, to boost their wellbeing, learn new skills and keep busy at home.  Some of the people we support expressed that lockdown had impacted their usual routines…