Happy Dementia Awareness Day20 September 2013, Guest Blogger
Norman McNamara has been living with dementia for the last five years. He talks about what Dementia Awareness Day means to him.
Getting young people Doc Ready12 September 2013, Guest Blogger
Ben Matthews, Head of Communications at FutureGov, describes the impact of the launch of new mental health app, Doc Ready.
Still making the connections11 September 2013, Guest Blogger
Paul Swift, Research and Development Consultant talks about working on the Community Connecting project.
When flying becomes a reality5 September 2013,
Travel can be challenging for everyone but it can be more so if you have a physical disability. A family and I met with Virgin Atlantic to discuss our concerns about flying and learnt lots of useful tips.
Learning Disability Week 2013: "What I get and need from acting is professional respect"23 August 2013, Guest Blogger
Upstairs Downstairs actress Sarah Gordy, who has Downs Syndrome, talks about what work means to her.
Learning Disability Week 2013: Teaching life skills22 August 2013, Guest Blogger
Hayley Goleniowska is a blogger and mother of Natty, who has Downs Syndrome. As part of Learning Disability Week, she talks about the importance of teaching life skills.
Learning Disability Week 2013: Why Families Matter21 August 2013,
Planning for the future raises difficult questions for families but having a plan in place can help remove feelings of anxiety and uncertainty.
Building capacity for person-centred support13 August 2013,
Last week we ran a two-day training course for people wanting to understand how person-centred planning, personal budgets and connecting people all fit together.
The dilemma of old age becomes more prevalent than ever8 August 2013, Guest Blogger
Natalija Webb, Development and Later Life intern at the Mental Health Foundation, explains how the public can help in giving older people a better quality of life.
Mindfull of young people's mental health29 July 2013,
Innovative mental health support services are on the increase, however more needs to be done to ensure young people can access help in whatever settings suit them best.