A service user at Jane Percy House has been exceptionally busy; even featuring on a BBC Radio Newcastle programme.

Toni is a firm believer in keeping up her fitness and was one of the service users who were interviewed by Catherine Peart, a reporter from Radio Newcastle who did a piece on fitness and disability. The piece was broadcast on 4th October and is still available on BBC iPlayer.

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Toni has also learned the art of punch needle, which is very popular in the USA and simple and quick to learn. Examples of Toni's work can be seen in the picture opposite, and she finds it very addictive and it needs little support which means that she can create miniature works of art on her own.

She's already working on decorations for Christmas!

Jane Percy House supports people with a range of disabilities including cerebral palsy, muscular dystrophy, spina bifida and arthritis, multiple sclerosis and disabilities resulting from accidents or a stroke. As well as providing physical care, it is committed to ensuring that people have control over their lives and are treated with dignity and respect at all times.

We offer independent living skills training programmes, either at local colleges or within the centre. For those who are actively seeking to move from a residential to a community based setting, support is offered according to individual requirements.

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