Living independently – Joanne

October 23, 2017

Everyday Life

Living independently – Joanne

Living independently has made a real difference to Joanne's sense of wellbeing and autonomy.

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Taking the plunge – David

May 15, 2017

Leisure

Taking the plunge – David

David’s wife and friends are keen swimmers, but David’s fear of water meant that he’d never had the confidence to learn to swim.

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Freedom through writing – David

May 15, 2017

Creative Solutions

Freedom through writing – David

David suffered from nightmares. This was made harder by the fact that as a private person, he wasn’t easily able to talk about his bad dreams.

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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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Opening doors – Matthew

February 3, 2017

Families

Opening doors – Matthew

Autism affects people in different ways. For Matthew, who also has learning disabilities, it means his ability to communicate is limited, and he experiences constant anxiety.

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Creative communication – Amy and Julie

February 3, 2017

Families

Creative communication – Amy and Julie

Like most 26 year-olds, Amy enjoys a good chat. But because of her learning disability, which also impacts on her growth and physical ability, she can sometimes have difficulty expressing herself in a way that others understand.

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Full steam ahead – Andrew

January 3, 2017

Families

Full steam ahead – Andrew

Knowing that Andy was a life-long railway enthusiast, Hft staff came up with a plan to give him greater independence.

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Finding a job – Becky

January 11, 2012

Employment

Finding a job – Becky

With the support from the local Hft job coach Becky was able to learn new skills and gain valuable experience through the jobs she secured.

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Being Heard – Sarah

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.

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