Chancellor’s “fit for the future” Budget fails to include future of social care sector
Following the Autumn Budget statement, Hft is concerned by the absence of policies aimed at addressing the ongoing funding crisis in the social care sector.
Hft calls on Government to consider vulnerable adults in Autumn Statement
Hft is urging the Government to use the Autumn Statement to address the funding crisis in social care, affecting some of society's most vulnerable people.
New consultancy service to identify technology for people with learning disabilities
A charity offering a new personalised technology consultancy service for people with learning disabilities has been awarded its first contract in Bath.
Volunteers bring new life to garden for people with learning disabilities
A team of big-hearted volunteers took a day out of the office to regenerate the garden at Hft's Bristol learning disability service.
Barbara tells her story for Trustees Week
Barbara McIntosh, an Hft Trustee for the last ten years, shares her experiences with us ahead of Trustees Week
LGA analysis forecasts that almost 60p in every £1 of council tax could be spent on social care by 2020
Our reaction to the LGA's analysis of local council spending data which highlights that adult social care is in urgent need of additional funding.
Christmas is coming at Hft!
We’re really pleased to let you know that our Christmas Shop is now open for the festive season. Thanks (in advance!) for your support.
Meeting the challenge, growing our voice
Hft has created a series of videos, providing an update on what has been a particularly challenging year, both for Hft and for the wider social care sector.
Hft celebrates its Special Olympians
Hft recognises its Special Olympians in a day of celebrations at Aintree Racecourse.
Luv2meetU marks milestone anniversary
150 members and supporters of Luv2meetU, a friendship and dating agency for adults with learning disabilities, have helped to mark a milestone anniversary.