Real Life Options is a registered charity that supports people with learning disabilities and autism across the UK to have more choice and greater control over their lives. Our wealth of experience in providing individualised support packages including supported living models, outreach, residential care homes and respite breaks continues to grow year on year.
By working in partnership with individuals, their support networks and with sector-leading bodies, we seek innovative ways to ensure that the people we support have more choice and a real voice in how they live their lives. Through regular consultation and valuable feedback, we continually review and adapt our service provision, putting the people we support at the very heart of what we do.
Our service in An Carina is now home to a bright and fun sensory room for the people we support to enjoy. Katrina Clouston, Service Manager for our Dunfermline Hub and An Carina said when she took over the service in October, “the room was really dark and mainly used for storage, it was a wasted space. We wanted a…Read More
[caption id="attachment_11943" align="alignright" width="225"] Fiona McGill[/caption] Our Health and Wellbeing Lead, Fiona Davidson is preparing to take part in the Glasgow Kiltwalk on 30th April 2023, in memory of our dear colleague, Fiona McGill. Fiona McGill (pictured right) sadly passed away in March and had worked for Real Life Options for 19 years, positively impacting the people we support, and…Read More
Staff and the people we support at our supported living scheme in Swadlincote recently participated in the services first official fundraising event, ‘The Great Coppiceside Bake Off”. Raising an incredible £255, the event was a huge success. With summer quickly approaching, the people we support were keen to raise money to kit the services garden out, ready to enjoy the…Read More
As Easter celebrations come to an end, we are excited to announce the winners of this year’s Design an Easter Egg Competition. A huge thank you to the people we support and children, plus grandchildren of our staff teams who entered the competition and designed their own Easter eggs. It was fantastic to see all the creative designs from across…Read More
Residents at a new build supported living development in Ilkeston were welcomed into the new scheme by Maggie Throup MP and its developers in a special launch event on Thursday 30th March. The development comprises twelve apartments and eight bungalows at the site in Ilkeston and enables local people with physical and learning disabilities to live as independently as possible…Read More