National Safeguarding Adults Week – People we support create new resources

November 22, 2018

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National Safeguarding Adults Week – People we support create new resources

To mark National Safeguarding Adults Week, we're celebrating the achievements of Becky, who has helped to create a new safety toolkit.

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Adults with learning disabilities feature in hate and mate crime resource video

November 19, 2018

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Adults with learning disabilities feature in hate and mate crime resource video

Three people supported at Hft Bradford have bravely shared their experiences of hate and mate crime in a new video in partnership with the NSPCC

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“I don’t know where I’d be without Hft” – people with learning disabilities star in Sky News Budget Day coverage

November 8, 2018

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“I don’t know where I’d be without Hft” – people with learning disabilities star in Sky News Budget Day coverage

Sky News filmed at Hft's Bristol service during this year's Budget announcement. Coverage included interviews with people we support, Robert Longley-Cook and a family member.

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Hft Kent staff take on 100,000 step challenge

October 8, 2018

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Hft Kent staff take on 100,000 step challenge

Eight dedicated staff members have stepped up to a big challenge to raise hundreds of pounds for new equipment at a Hft service.

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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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Volunteers’ Week 2018

June 4, 2018

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Volunteers’ Week 2018

This Volunteers' Week, we'd like to say a huge thank you to all of the volunteers who help us make a difference every day.

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Hft responds to Royal College of Nursing’s call to extend NHS pay deal to social care staff

May 15, 2018

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Hft responds to Royal College of Nursing’s call to extend NHS pay deal to social care staff

With local authorities being the main commissioners of services in most areas, and with many providers already on a financial knife edge, the RCN’s proposals will only work if increases in wages are matched with additional government funding for local authorities to commission social care.

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Hft appeals to local councillors to support call for a 5% annual uplift in funding

April 27, 2018

News, Press Releases

Hft appeals to local councillors to support call for a 5% annual uplift in funding

Hft is appealing to councillors to join us in calling on the government to adequately fund learning disability social care, and help the sector meet future demands.

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Hft calls for greater clarity around social care ahead of Brexit

March 27, 2018

News, Press Releases

Hft calls for greater clarity around social care ahead of Brexit

With just a year to go until Brexit, Hft is calling for greater clarity around the impact on the social care sector, as it is estimated that the cost of replacing staff could run into hundreds of thousands of pounds for providers.

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Hft has launched a new Luv2meetU service in Newcastle!

February 15, 2018

Everyday Life, Friendship & Dating, News

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.

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