Hft | Stories and case studies
Cheering her way to the top – Andrea’s story

February 4, 2020

Leisure

Cheering her way to the top – Andrea’s story

For Andrea, being part of our Bradford-based cheerleading troupe meant opening up a whole new world of experiences.

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Making travel plans possible using the Extra Special Fund

September 9, 2019

Fundraising

Making travel plans possible using the Extra Special Fund

Thanks to the Extra Special Fund, Richard from Bath recently headed to London for a two day sightseeing trip.

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Directing support through video – Dave’s story

March 14, 2019

Creative Solutions

Directing support through video – Dave’s story

Support worker Dave has come up with a creative and innovative way for people to be involved in planning and reviewing their support.

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Improving transport for people with learning disabilities – John

January 2, 2019

Everyday Life

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.

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“When I’m in the ring I feel like I can do everything” – Shaun

September 20, 2018

Leisure

“When I’m in the ring I feel like I can do everything” – Shaun

Finding the right hobby for you can be life-changing – as Shaun found out when he took up boxing with the help of his support worker.

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‘Discovering your passion’ – Lewis

June 15, 2018

Leisure, Everyday Life

‘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.

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Little devices that help in a big way – Glenn

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…

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Personalised technology – Anna

Personalised technology – Anna

Anna's new kit helps her relax and enjoy her holidays, without having to worry about being away from the technology and support she’s used to at home.

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Person-centred support – David

May 3, 2017

Everyday Life

Person-centred support – David

David, who has Prader Willi Syndrome, needs support in managing his diet and nutrition.

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