Lifestyle Choices

How Much Choice Do I Get?

We want you to be as independent as possible and will encourage you to make good lifestyle choices. Decisions may include:

  • What to wear
  • What to eat or drink
  • What activities to take part in
  • When to get up or go to bed
  • Who to invite into your room
  • Any special things you might need to do
  • Helping decide how the house is run

We will help you to:

  • Develop good social and personal relationships
  • Develop personal/social skills and to achieve personal growth
  • Build a meaningful lifestyle with a sense of purpose
  • Benefit from good emotional, mental and physical health
  • Experience safety and security in your life
  • Join in local community life
  • Live your life to the full
  • Make meaningful decisions about your everyday life and future
  • Be involved in everything that happens in your home.

We will help you to understand the choices available and how best to make them.

We will also support you to find a balance between your own choices and those that guarantee your safety. Please see our page on Keeping Safe for more information.

We will help you to:

  • Get the most out of life.
  • Make good choices that keep you happy, safe and healthy.
  • Build a meaningful lifestyle.
  • Access lots of opportunities to take part in activities both in the home and in the community.
  • Keep in touch with the people who matter to you.
  • Develop new interests and skills.

We will help you with anything you would like to do. Things you could do for yourself include:

  • Making snacks and drinks in the kitchen
  • Doing your own laundry
  • If you have any, looking after your own medication


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