Delivering training to staff on the needs of offenders5 February 2013,
I recently delivered training to staff on the needs of offenders with a learning disability in a criminal justice setting.
Young people and violence23 January 2013, Guest Blogger
Violence is sadly a fact of young life, the effects of which are often glossed over as part of 'growing up', writes Mark Brown, Editor of One in Four magazine
Mental Health & Work Capability Assessments16 January 2013,
The complexity of emotions and the stigma of being ill can make communication difficult – and the stress of an impending assessment can cause massive anxiety and panic.
Our work to further support families in 201311 January 2013,
Our work in 2013 will center around supporting families and their sons and daughters to have a better quality of life.
Do it for quality of life and well-being!17 December 2012,
The 2012 Dementia Congress showed that there continues to be room for an amazing range of different interventions and support for people with dementia, from care pathways and life story work through to circle dancing and bird watching.
Friendship, loneliness, communities and the importance of the valuable relationships22 November 2012,
People from the Voice and Community Project Reference Group take on the role of “ambassadors for people with learning disabilities
Teaching the art of being a 'natural connector'15 November 2012, Guest Blogger
Paul Swift, Community Connecting Research and Development Consultant, talks about workshops which teach the skill of connecting.
Managing Anger and Learning Parenting Skills3 November 2012, Guest Blogger
Alexa is 17 and attends our Young Mums’ Support Group. Her daughter Ruby is 15 months old. She received little help during her pregnancy and has struggled with mental health problems - particularly anger management. Becoming pregnant caused her a lot of anxiety heightened by practical insecurities.
The law will not tolerate such despicable behaviour1 November 2012,
There needs to be stronger requirements for services to develop local, person-centred care - this approach really helps us to understand what is important to people.
Empowering people with dementia: weâve started, now we plan to continue24 October 2012, Guest Blogger
Peter Ashley, person living with dementia and retired Group Technical Director talks about his life and the DEEP Project.