Chancellor’s “fit for the future” Budget fails to include future of social care sector

November 22, 2017

Press Releases

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.

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Hft calls on Government to consider vulnerable adults in Autumn Statement

November 21, 2017

Press Releases

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.

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New consultancy service to identify technology for people with learning disabilities

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.

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Volunteers bring new life to garden for people with learning disabilities

November 13, 2017

Press Releases

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.

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Barbara tells her story for Trustees Week

November 13, 2017

News

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

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LGA analysis forecasts that almost 60p in every £1 of council tax could be spent on social care by 2020

November 10, 2017

Press Releases

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.

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Christmas is coming at Hft!

November 6, 2017

Fundraising

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.

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Meeting the challenge, growing our voice

November 3, 2017

News, Families

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.

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Hft celebrates its Special Olympians

October 20, 2017

Press Releases

Hft celebrates its Special Olympians

Hft recognises its Special Olympians in a day of celebrations at Aintree Racecourse.

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Luv2meetU marks milestone anniversary

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.

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