Heroic support worker saves a life with first aid actions

April 6, 2020

News

Heroic support worker saves a life with first aid actions

Kevin, an Hft support worker from Newcastle, saved the life of someone he was supporting when he performed an abdominal thrust.

Read More
“They’re all superstars” – Hft support workers praised by nurse

April 2, 2020

News

“They’re all superstars” – Hft support workers praised by nurse

An Hft support worker from Sheffield has earned praise from NHS staff for going above and beyond to support someone in hospital.

Read More
Learning disability charity appoints new Chair of Trustees

March 27, 2020

Press Releases

Learning disability charity appoints new Chair of Trustees

Amanda Bunce has been apppointed as Chair of the Board of Trustees for national learning disability charity Hft.

Read More
Learning disability charity explores use of technology as part of social care provision

March 16, 2020

Press Releases

Learning disability charity explores use of technology as part of social care provision

Research about how technology can transform the way care is delivered to people with learning disabilities has been shared at a conference in Manchester.

Read More
Stroud man with learning disabilities makes gallery debut

March 10, 2020

Press Releases

Stroud man with learning disabilities makes gallery debut

Rob, who is supported in Gloucestershire, is showcasing twenty of his 'upside down paintings' this month.

Read More
Hft celebrates women making a difference

March 8, 2020

News

Hft celebrates women making a difference

This International Women's Day, we're celebrating Carryann and Em - just two of the amazing women working at and supported by Hft.

Read More
Learning disability service receives grant to transform garden

February 25, 2020

Press Releases

Learning disability service receives grant to transform garden

Our service in Flintshire has been awarded £15,000 to develop a garden project that will enhance the lives of people supported there.

Read More
Charity steps up to present findings of MP poll at academic conference

February 20, 2020

Press Releases

Charity steps up to present findings of MP poll at academic conference

Hft's Public Affairs and Policy Manager has presented the findings of research examining how politicians judge others by their footwear.

Read More
Devon couple fund support service for family carers

February 17, 2020

Press Releases

Devon couple fund support service for family carers

Hft has received a donation that will allow it to continue supporting those who care for family members with learning disabillities.

Read More
Hft welcomes the reappointment of Matt Hancock as Secretary of State for Health and Social Care

February 13, 2020

Press Releases

Hft welcomes the reappointment of Matt Hancock as Secretary of State for Health and Social Care

Hft has welcomed the news that Matt Hancock has kept his role as Secretary of State for Health and Social Care following a Cabinet reshuffle.

Read More