Accessible allotment group embarks on new venture
Newcastle's Happy Diggers allotment group is set to provide a range of seasonal fruit and vegetables to a local business.
Government must ensure that trainers with learning disabilities are fairly rewarded for their time
Hft responds to the government's consultation on mandatory provision of learning disability and autism awareness training.
Celebrity lunch raises over £10,000 for Hft
A fundraising event featuring TV superstar Valerie Singleton has raised over £10,000 for our day opportunities service in Bedfordshire!
Hft submits evidence for inquiry into the professionalisation of the social care workforce
Hft warns that reducing investment into learning and development is having a detrimental effect on the social care sector.
Career changer spends over a decade at Hft
After training as an accountant, Jane joined Hft in search of a more fulfiling career. Twelve years later she's still loving her role.
“Access to information is not the same as data being accessible”
Hft has responded to a consultation by the National Data Guardian, by calling for information to be consistently provided in accessible formats.
Kent service raises funds for outdoor renovations
Our service in Lympne is raising money for major outdoor renovations by holding a fashion show and Easter egg hunt this April.
“The government can no longer provide short-term solutions to long-term problems”
Hft has expressed concern over the lack of funding proposals for social care put forward in the Chancellor of the Exchequer's Spring Statement.
Keen runner faces two marathons in two weeks
Richard from Essex is facing the challenge of a lifetime as he tackles the Brighton Marathon - and the London Marathon two weeks later.
Chancellor urged to match words with actions and provide funding to ease social care recruitment crisis
Hft is calling on Philip Hammond to provide vital funding to help social care providers address the ongoing recruitment crisis in the sector.