Aspire Community Benefit Society supports people with learning disabilities to have better lives through the provision of high-quality, person-centred, care and support services.
Our purpose is to enhance the quality of the lives of the people we support by empowering them to be as independent as possible. Citizenship is at the heart of our organisation.
We support people to make the most of their strengths and to take an active part in the communities in which they live. We want the people we support to lead fulfilling lives and to ensure they are safeguarded from avoidable harm.
Do you love sport? Then why not join the Hillside team on Mondays for their Sports Round-Up on Zoom? You’ll be able to talk about your favourite teams and there’ll be sports news, predictions and, maybe, even a sports quiz.
Contact anyone at Hillside community base for the Meeting ID and Passcode. Once you have the details, keep hold of them and use them every time you want to join in.
This weekly live quiz is open to people who attend any of our SSE services. Mark Pollard is your quiz master. Why not test how good your knowledge is?
To join in the session on Facebook, speak to a member of staff or your local Involvement Coordinator, Tim Snell, who will let you know the details.
If you are not from one of our SSE services, you can still join in the fun. Click the links below to download the questions and answers sheets from this week’s quiz:
Caroline Terry (Involvement Coordinator for the WNW area) is hosting weekly Zoom meetings which are open to people who attend any of our WNW services.
This is an opportunity for you to chat with friends and catch up on all their news. If you want to join in, you’ll need a Zoom Meeting ID and Passcode which you can get from a member of staff or any of the Involvement Coordinators (Tim, Ailsa or Caroline).
Dean from LYPFT creates all the symbols for the communication image bank. His quiz sheets test your knowledge of the symbols. How many do you know?
Click the link below to see this week’s quiz:
Join Aiden and learn to line dance.
Each week Aiden will teach you some new steps to get you scooting around the floor to some great music.
This is: Class 3
A weekly Zoom session with Aspire’s very own Involvement Co-ordinators: Ailsa, Caroline and Tim.
They will bring you news from across our services, tell you about upcoming diary dates and there may also be a guest or two.
Before you join the meeting for the first time you will need to get a Meeting ID number and Passcode from one of the Involvement
Co-ordinators. Once you have the details, keep hold of them and use them every time you want to join in.
Join Becci in her Musical Theatre class and learn this week’s song and dance routine.
This week is: Jackson 5 – Blame It On The Boogie
Get those muscles working by joining Lewis (from Strawberry Lane community base) in one of his belly dancing, keep fit, Zumba or singalong sessions.
Lewis will be live on the Aspire CBS Facebook page, so you need to head over there if you’d like to join him.
If you miss the live event, we’ll post a recording of the session to the Online Activities page on our website within a few days. Just click the tab called ‘Music, Dance & Exercise’.
Do you want to chat with your friends from across Aspire? You can by joining Julie on her regular Zoom session to catch up with their news and share yours.
The first time you want to join the chat, contact Julie Lill and she will give you the Meeting ID number and Passcode.
Once you have the meeting details, keep hold of them and use these every time you want to join in.
Hosted by Becci at Rothwell Day Services, this is a fun way to test your music knowledge.
Contact Becci Barker for your Zoom Meeting ID and Passcode. Once you have the details, keep hold of them and use them every time you want to join in.
Your cards for this week’s game:
Ailsa Ryder (Involvement Coordinator for the ENE Area) is hosting weekly Zoom meetings which are open to people who attend any of our ENE services.
This is an opportunity for you to chat with friends and catch upon all their news. If you want to join in you’ll need a Meeting ID and Passcode which you can get from a member of staff or any of the Involvement Coordinators (Ailsa, Caroline or Tim).
Join our fabulous DJ, Nigel ‘Cally’ Callaghan, for an afternoon party with music from the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s.
You can join the party on the Aspire CBS Facebook page on Fridays between 1:30 and 2:30pm. Try to be prompt so you don’t miss the fun! Also, don’t forget to request your favourite songs and DJ Cally will try to play as many of them as he can.
You can watch a recording of this live event a few days after it ends. Just go to our Online Activities page and click the tab called ‘Music, Dance & Exercise.