Hft responds to Royal College of Nursing’s call to extend NHS pay deal to social care staff

May 15, 2018

News

Hft responds to Royal College of Nursing’s call to extend NHS pay deal to social care staff

With local authorities being the main commissioners of services in most areas, and with many providers already on a financial knife edge, the RCN’s proposals will only work if increases in wages are matched with additional government funding for local authorities to commission social care.

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Learning disability charity hosts fundraising coffee morning

May 11, 2018

Fundraising, Press Releases

Learning disability charity hosts fundraising coffee morning

“Most of the people we support have never set foot on a boat, and at least one has never been on holiday.” A Bishop’s Stortford learning disability charity is inviting the public to a coffee morning in order to raise funds for a much-anticipated trip.

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Charity worker to attend Royal Garden Party at Buckingham Palace

May 8, 2018

Press Releases

Charity worker to attend Royal Garden Party at Buckingham Palace

A charity service manager from Market Harborough who has dedicated his life to supporting people with learning disabilities has been invited to Buckingham Palace in recognition of his efforts.

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Hft appeals to local councillors to support call for a 5% annual uplift in funding

April 27, 2018

News, Press Releases

Hft appeals to local councillors to support call for a 5% annual uplift in funding

Hft is appealing to councillors to join us in calling on the government to adequately fund learning disability social care, and help the sector meet future demands.

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Hft receives generous donation from ABF The Soldiers’ Charity

April 6, 2018

Fundraising

Hft receives generous donation from ABF The Soldiers’ Charity

The donation by ABF The Soldiers’ Charity follows 25 years of support, and will help Hft continue to provide charitably funded projects, such as Luv2meetU and our Family Carer Support Service, as well as make sure that the army dependants supported by Hft are given the opportunity to live the best lives possible.

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The Great Hft Easter Egg Hunt arrives in Telford!

March 29, 2018

Fundraising, Press Releases

The Great Hft Easter Egg Hunt arrives in Telford!

Hft Shropshire are opening their doors to enthusiastic egg-hunters with their first ever Great Hft Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday 7 April 2018.

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Smarthouse showcasing personalised technology launches at Liverpool school

Smarthouse showcasing personalised technology launches at Liverpool school

An innovative house showcasing a range of assistive technology to support independent living has been launched at a school in Liverpool.

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Hft calls for greater clarity around social care ahead of Brexit

March 27, 2018

News, Press Releases

Hft calls for greater clarity around social care ahead of Brexit

With just a year to go until Brexit, Hft is calling for greater clarity around the impact on the social care sector, as it is estimated that the cost of replacing staff could run into hundreds of thousands of pounds for providers.

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MPs urged to ‘walk in the shoes’ of people with learning disabilities

March 21, 2018

Press Releases

MPs urged to ‘walk in the shoes’ of people with learning disabilities

Hft is calling on the public to use social media to urge the Prime Minister to take a walk in the shoes of people with learning disabilities.

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Hft Bradford fundraises over £5,000 in ‘Hfteam’ accumulator challenge

March 16, 2018

Fundraising

Hft Bradford fundraises over £5,000 in ‘Hfteam’ accumulator challenge

In a recent campaign run by fundraiser Jill Kirkham, each of our six teams in Bradford were given £10 each, and challenged to raise as much money as possible with it - collectively raising over £5,000!

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