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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.


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< 2021 >
June 07 - June 13
  • 07
    June 7, 2021

    Music & Exercise

    All day
    June 7, 2021

    Join Becci each week in her fun music and exercise class.

    This is: Class 32 – JLS

    Sports Round-up

    10:30 -11:15
    June 7, 2021

    Do you love sport? Then why not join Ian on Mondays for the 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 for a Meeting ID number and passcode or look at the Aspire Friendship Group on Facebook. Once you have the details, keep hold of them and use them every time you want to join in.

    WNW Area Zoom

    13:30 -14:15
    June 7, 2021

    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 Meeting ID and Passcode which you can get from a member of staff or any of the Involvement Coordinators (Tim, Ailsa or Caroline).

    SSE Quiz

    13:30 -14:15
    June 7, 2021

    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:

    SSE Quiz 7 June 2021 – Questions
    SSE Quiz 7 June 2021 – Questions with Answers

     

  • 08
    June 8, 2021

    Line Dancing

    All day
    June 8, 2021

    Join Aiden & Caroline and learn to line dance. Each week Aiden or Caroline will teach you some new steps to get you scooting around the floor to some great music.

    This is:

    Class 24 – with Aiden Walk Through

    Class 24 – with Aiden Demo

    Image Bank Quiz

    All day
    June 8, 2021

    Dean from LYPFT creates all the symbols for the communication bank. His quiz sheets test your knowledge of the symbols. How many do you recognise?

    Click the link below to see this week’s quiz:

    Image Quiz Sheet no. 50

     

    CICs Catch-Up

    10:30 -11:30
    June 8, 2021

    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.

    Get Online Chat

    13:00 -14:00
    June 8, 2021

    Are you getting into digital or thinking about it? Not sure where to begin? Want to learn more about how others are getting online or share your experience with them? Then join this regular Zoom chat led by Julie Lill.

    The first time you want to join the chat, contact Julie, Tim, Caroline or Ailsa and they will give you a Meeting ID number and Passcode.

    Once you have the meeting details, keep hold of them and use them every time you want to join in.

  • 09
    June 9, 2021

    Aspire Does X Factor (Aspire)

    All day
    June 9, 2021

    We will post all the X-Factor entries to Facebook during the week before Leeds Learning Disability Week. This will enable people to view the entries during the week and add individual or group comments below each to indicate how many people want to register their ‘like’ of an entry.

    Aspire Does X Factor (Aspire)

    Musical Theatre

    All day
    June 9, 2021

    Join Becci in her Musical Theatre class and learn this week’s song and dance routine.

    This week is: The Lambeth Walk

    Music & Meditation

    10:00 -11:00
    June 9, 2021

    Life is very different at the moment, and we can all get a bit stressed. So why not enjoy some peace and calm by joining Gwilym’s Music & Meditation session?

    The first time you want to join in you’ll need to contact Gwilym, Tim, Caroline or Ailsa and they will give you a Meeting ID and Passcode.

    Once you have the details, keep hold of them and use them every time you want to join in.

  • 10
    June 10, 2021

    Baking

    All day
    June 10, 2021

    This week’s recipe is:

    Chocolate orange muffins

     

    All In This Together

    11:00 -12:00
    June 10, 2021

    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 a Meeting ID number and Passcode.

    Once you have the meeting details, keep hold of them and use them every time you want to join in.

    SSE Quiz

    13:30 -14:15
    June 10, 2021-July 19, 2021

    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:

    SSE Quiz [DD Month YYYY] – Questions
    SSE Quiz [DD Month YYYY] – Questions with Answers

    Rock 'n' Roll Bingo

    13:30 -15:00
    June 10, 2021

    Hosted by Becci at Rothwell Day Services, this is a fun way to test your music knowledge.

    Contact Becci Barker for your Meeting ID number 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: TV themes 

     

    Great Summer Chat (Connect in the North)

    13:30 -15:00
    June 10, 2021

    Get ready for learning disability week.

    Come to the Great Summer Chat to catch up with Connect in the North’s other members.

    Book your place to get a welcome pack sent to you.

    Join us for –

    • What’s happening in learning disability week
    • Maddy’s Mega Bingo
    • Sarah’s Quiz
    • Share your views

    The Zoom link is –

    https://us02web.zoom.us/j/8382752616?pwd=V0lmWFRRL0R6Tm56QTdRUHNoMWI3QT09

    Meeting ID: 838 275 2616

    Email sarah@citn.org.uk to book on and get the password.

    Or ring 0113 270 32 33

    The event is for Connect in the North’s members.

    Not a member yet? No problem. It’s free to become a member.

    Email sarah@citn.org.uk to get a membership form or sign up online https://forms.gle/ECodWb1WHsXf2VXv8

    Great Summer Chat (Connect in the North)

  • 11
    June 11, 2021

    ENE Area Zoom

    10:30 -11:15
    June 11, 2021

    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 up on 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 (Tim, Ailsa or Caroline).

    Music Request Show

    13:30 -14:30
    June 11, 2021

    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 has ended. Just go to our Online Activities page and click the tab called ‘Music, Dance & Exercise’

  • 12
    June 12, 2021

    Baking

    All day
    June 12, 2021

    This week’s recipe is:

    Marbled millionaire shortbread

  • 13
    June 13, 2021

    Stephens Music Quiz

    All day
    June 13, 2021

    Click on the link below for this week’s quiz sheet.  The theme is Unions

    2021.06.13 – Stephen’s Music Quiz Questions

    The answers to last week’s quiz sheet can be found here:

    2021.06.06 – Stephen’s Music Quiz Answers

 


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