Options Barton held their annual sports day on Thursday 21st July. The sports day was themed around the Olympics, and the teams represented England, Scotland and Wales. Nineteen children took part on the day, including children from our Outreach services, who made a special visit for the occasion. The children were cheered on and supported by parents, grandparents and siblings.
Options has become the only such provider in the country to have four of its services rated as ‘Outstanding’ by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) since the introduction of new inspection standards. The outstanding services, all based in and around North Lincolnshire, provide support to young people and adults with autism.
The Winterton Show held their annual float competition & parade on Saturday 2nd July. The theme this year was 'celebrations' and the Options Inclusive team got into the celebratory spirit by entering their float into the parade.
Options Watermill Lodge is the fourth Options service to be awarded an outstanding CQC rating in less than two years. Options Applegate was awarded outstanding in December 2014, and Options Roxby House was also given the top mark in November 2015. Options Watermill House, which shares a site with Options Watermill Lodge, was rated as outstanding in January 2016. Read more >>
Steven Bailey who lives at Options Applegatehouse has volunteered weekly at the Red Cross charity shop in Barton for ten years, and is celebrating after receiving his 10 year service award. Read more