Support worker cycles to Poland to raise funds for Hft Bristol & Bath

August 15, 2018

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Support worker cycles to Poland to raise funds for Hft Bristol & Bath

A support worker has cycled more than 1,000 miles to raise vital funds for a sensory room to be built at the learning disability service where she works.

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Panel of gardening experts answer the public’s questions at fundraiser

August 13, 2018

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Panel of gardening experts answer the public’s questions at fundraiser

Five prolific gardening experts are taking the public's burning horticultural questions at an upcoming fundraiser in Whichford.

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Summer fete hopes to raise funds for people with learning disabilities

August 6, 2018

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Summer fete hopes to raise funds for people with learning disabilities

A Hft service in Bidford is raising funds at a summer fete this August - featuring local entertainment, face painting and a raffle.

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People with learning disabilities enjoy “unforgettable” experience at sea

August 1, 2018

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People with learning disabilities enjoy “unforgettable” experience at sea

Hft's learning disability service in Herts & Essex organised a holiday of a lifetime for a group of adults with learning disabilities.

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Hampshire sisters prepare for Wye Valley Challenge in memory of their great uncle

August 1, 2018

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Hampshire sisters prepare for Wye Valley Challenge in memory of their great uncle

Two sisters from Hampshire will be taking on the Wye Valley Challenge to raise funds for Hft, which supported their great uncle throughout his life.

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Hft responds to inquiry calling for the regulation of local authority fees

July 12, 2018

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Hft responds to inquiry calling for the regulation of local authority fees

Hft calls on the CQC to be given powers to regulate the fees paid by local authorities to commission social care, in evidence to NAO report.

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Popular inclusive music festival attracts record crowds

July 10, 2018

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Popular inclusive music festival attracts record crowds

CoreFest, a free accessible music festival run by Hft, attracted record crowds as hundreds of people came together to enjoy a weekend of live music.

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Staff from Hft Worcestershire highly commended in Linda McEnhill award

July 3, 2018

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Staff from Hft Worcestershire highly commended in Linda McEnhill award

Two members of staff at a learning disability service in Worcestershire have been recognised for their commitment and dedication in supporting a resident described as “a true hero”, up until he passed away.

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“The challenges facing social care are bigger than one party”

June 28, 2018

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“The challenges facing social care are bigger than one party”

"The time for consultation is over. Urgent and decisive action is now needed to save a sector which the CQC describes as ‘at a tipping point’. Hft calls for cross-party action following publication of committee report.

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Access to healthcare – a parent’s experiences

June 18, 2018

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Access to healthcare – a parent’s experiences

This Learning Disability Awareness Week focuses on access to healthcare for people with learning disabilities. Family carer Madeleine Cowley shares her thoughts.

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