Employment is vital for maintaining good mental health29 June 2012,
People with mental health problems who feel able to begin work need to be supported to gain and stay in employment by health services, employment services and employers themselves.
Get a Plan in Cornwall20 June 2012,
Drop-in sessions for a project to build capacity for person-centred planning in Cornwall help people with learning disabilities to develop support plans and find creative and innovative ways of spending their personal budgets
Website offers new approach to supported employment for people with learning disabilities19 June 2012, Keith Bates
Sixteen aims to add a new approach to the provision of employment support for people with a learning disability in England.
Looking back on the last twelve months19 June 2012, Hanifa Islam
As a new website launches supporting people with learning disabilities into work, here's a round up of my own achievements during the last year at the Foundation for People with Learning Disabilities.
How we relate13 April 2012,
Employers often focus on making profit; but poor mental health is a prominent factor in costly sickness and absence.
Hitting the road â delivering training around employing people with learning disabilities16 March 2012,
We know that 65% of people with a learning disability want to find paid work, yet despite this only 6% are in employment.
How exactly do recessions affect our mental well-being?24 January 2012,
Essentially, economic health and mental health are like Siamese twins - you can’t have one without the other.
The Welfare Reform Bill2 December 2011, Keith Bates
We need to make sure that the right support is available for people to navigate their way towards the world of work and we need to help colleagues in the DWP understand that we are still a long way away.
Rapid Enterprise Development workshop adds energy and fun into learning about business planning14 October 2011, Keith Bates
RED Workshops were developed as a way of supporting people to develop their ideas whilst building the local capacity of employment support for people choosing self employment as their route to work.
Raising aspirations of young people with learning disabilities26 August 2011,
Work needs to be explored as a realistic option for school leavers with learning disabilities and one of the best ways to achieve this is for others to act as role models.