Data Protection – New Safeguards, More Rights for You

Over the last few months the staff of Aspire have been preparing for some new legislation, which is designed to give individuals more control over what information others can collect about them and how this information is used. Aspire Wellbeing understands that your privacy is important to you, and that you care about how your…

Gardening

Gardening   As the weather has been a bit hit and miss there has been some opportunity for the gardening team to get out and tend to the garden, plants and flowers. The garden and plants are looking lovely, even after another spate of snow, ready to be fully enjoyed once the weather improves. Many…

Carers

We would like to apologies for not holding the first cares meeting due to the weather conditions on the 28th February 2018. The next planned dates will be: Thursday 14th June – Carers Week, building carer friendly communities. We would also like to thank all our carers for the support they have given   Aspire over the…

Transport Update

Transport Update   Wow we did have some freezing temperatures lately including some snow for several days. As you can imagine this did have a knock on effect of having to risk assess our transport provision. From my discussions with various members it appears you all kept safe and warm, by staying in your homes.…

24 Hour Exercise Challenge!

I would like to thank all our members (including gym members), carers and Aspire staff members who participated in and/or supported us in completing our recent 24 hour Exercise Challenge. This was a sponsored event to raise funds so that we can buy a new piece of Motomed equipment (see also the Motorbike Tour in…

Sponsored Motorbike Tour in India

The Managing Director of Aspire, Keith Edmondson, and a number of friends and aquaintances recently undertook a sponsored motorcylcle ride to raise funds for  a specialist piece of equipment for Aspire’s Health Gym. This is a MOTOmed, which enables people in wheelchairs to underake a full range of exercises, to improve their strength, stamina, range…

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Transport, Transport, Transport!

Proposals for Aspire’s Transport system are well underway. It started with a consultation for Aspire members on Friday, 26th June 2015. Our project manager Chris Spragg, informed members about the future transport proposals. Aspire seeks to operate our own minibuses to provide transport as necessary, for those who are not able to travel to the…

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The Impact Readiness Grant

Aspire is trying to understand better the difference it makes to the lives of those who use our services. We want to ensure that we are achieving outcomes that are relevant and meet the needs of our members and carers. It is also important that we find a way of measuring this so we can…