Improving transport for people with learning disabilities – John
John, who is supported by Hft, has been working hard to improve the accessibility of public transport for people with learning disabilities.
Helping Lorraine enjoy the holiday of a lifetime
Travelling abroad can be a daunting experience for anyone. Through person-centred support, Lorraine’s confidence and independence has flourished. So much that she has been able to go on her dream holiday!
‘Discovering your passion’ – Lewis
Lewis discovered his passion for ballet three years ago. Since then, Lewis has regularly attended classes and built his skills to perform in over ten shows across the country! Staff who support Lewis at the Learning Zone were able to see the progress he has made in ballet, as they got the chance to see him dance in a show.
Little devices that help in a big way – Glenn
Canary Care and the Mindme Location Device has enabled Glenn to retain both his confidence and independence – and Hft staff are confident that he’s safe when they’re not around…
Hft has launched a new Luv2meetU service in Newcastle!
Luv2meetU is Hft’s friendship and dating agency for adults with learning disabilities and the launch of a new branch in Newcastle has been a huge success.
“I couldn’t wait to move in!” – Paula
Paula has flourished since moving home and is now set for a more independent future.
Living independently – Joanne
Living independently has made a real difference to Joanne's sense of wellbeing and autonomy.
Person-centred support – David
David, who has Prader Willi Syndrome, needs support in managing his diet and nutrition.
Being Heard – Sarah
Using different types of new technology at the Hft Evesham service where she lives allows Sarah to express her choices and make decisions for herself.