Helping Lorraine enjoy the holiday of a lifetime

November 13, 2018

Leisure, Everyday Life

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! 

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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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“I couldn’t wait to move in!” – Paula

January 31, 2018

Everyday Life

“I couldn’t wait to move in!” – Paula

Paula has flourished since moving home and is now set for a more independent future.

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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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