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Give Blood to save Lives

3 August 2018
My Life My Choice member Paul Scarrott tells us about his experiences giving blood and why he thinks everyone else should do the same.

A Night To Remember

31 July 2018
Last week My Life My Choice hosted its monthly nightclub and we asked members to tell us what they think about the event.

Working Man

24 July 2018
​This year My Life My Choice member, and co-chair of the trustees, Andy Law is celebrating 10 years of work at the Co-op.

Transforming care, one man at a time!

17 July 2018
MLMC member Paul Scarrott has been working as the co-chair of the Transforming Care Partnership board here is his story.

30 years on the job!

12 July 2018
​This month My Life My Choice member Steve Mansell is celebrating 30 years of work at the Abingdon Tesco.

Award Winning Members!!!

9 July 2018
MLMC member Ruby Pepper attended the ERSA employability awards ceremony and was highly commended in the significant achiever category.

MLMC member is the newest co-production board permanent member!

4 July 2018
Our member Ben McCay has been appointed as a permanent member of the co-production board of SCIE. Read his account of how he got on…

"Tiring but worth it!" The #CaminoLB

4 May 2018

On 11 April MLMC members Gina and Dawn flew to Spain with MLMC staff member Jess to walk the Camino de Santiago for the last few days of the Camino LB.

The HSE Prosecution of Southern Health

6 April 2018

A group of My Life My Choice members went to Oxford Crown Court to hear the HSE Prosecution of Southern Health NHS Trust. Here's what Paul Scarrott, Jackie Scarrott, and Pam Bebbingon thought about it.

An open letter to the Chief Executive of Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust

30 March 2018

Here is an open letter from the MLMC trustees to Dr Nick Broughton, following the HSE sentencing at Oxford Crown Court earlier this week.

The Unforgettable Soldiers of WW1

27 February 2018

In 2017, Dr Lee Humber received Heritage Lottery Funding to find out about the role that people with learning disabilities played in the First World War. He approached My Life My Choice, who recruited three young people with learning disabilities - Tommy, Shane and Tyrone - to be part of the research team. The researchers have been supported by Jess Tilling, Power Up Coordinator at MLMC.

People with learning disabilities and families are transforming care in Oxfordshire

22 February 2018

Transforming Care is the government’s national programme to improve services for people with learning disabilities and/or autism, who display behaviour that challenges. The aim is to make sure more people are living in the community, with the right support and close to home.

People with Learning Disabilities in World War 1

16 February 2018

Over the past 18 months, members of the Power Up team have been carrying out research into the contribution people with learning disabilities made during World War 1, in partnership with Lee Humber from Ruskin College.

Sara Ryan is MLMC's new Patron!

8 February 2018

We’re very pleased to announce that we’ve asked Sara Ryan to be our charity patron… and she has said yes!

Not just about the bus! How Travel Buddy changes lives.

23 January 2018

In the few years that we have been running our Travel Buddy project, we have learnt that learning to travel independently is about so much more than being able to take the bus.

We Won an Aviva Award!

17 January 2018

Thanks to the votes of our supporters, My Life My Choice is one of the winners of the 2017 Aviva Awards.

Catch up with our stories on the QCS website

5 January 2018

You might be wondering why we've been so quiet on here - it's because we've also been blogging for Quality Compliance Systems (QCS).

Wellness Week with Oxfordshire Fire and Rescue

21 November 2017

Last week many of our self-advocacy groups visited the Oxfordshire Fire and Rescue Service to learn about keeping safe.

A Choir Where Nobody Makes a Noise!

10 November 2017

MLMC Trustee Paul Scarrott tells us about his experience in a sign-singing choir...

A Day Centre on a Farm? We Loved It!

3 November 2017

As well as saying “Don’t Lock Us Away” our Champion’s group are thinking about what good support in the community is. This means visiting other services and charities, and meeting the people who they support.

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