Charity steps up to present findings of MP poll at academic conference

February 20, 2020

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Charity steps up to present findings of MP poll at academic conference

Hft's Public Affairs and Policy Manager has presented the findings of research examining how politicians judge others by their footwear.

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Devon couple fund support service for family carers

February 17, 2020

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Devon couple fund support service for family carers

Hft has received a donation that will allow it to continue supporting those who care for family members with learning disabillities.

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Hft welcomes the reappointment of Matt Hancock as Secretary of State for Health and Social Care

February 13, 2020

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Hft welcomes the reappointment of Matt Hancock as Secretary of State for Health and Social Care

Hft has welcomed the news that Matt Hancock has kept his role as Secretary of State for Health and Social Care following a Cabinet reshuffle.

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Local partnership calls on employers to share their expertise

February 12, 2020

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Local partnership calls on employers to share their expertise

Flintshire's Project SEARCH initiative is calling on local organisations to offer job opportunities or internships to people with learning disabilities.

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“A sector out of options” – providers resort to offering care to fewer people to manage spiralling costs

February 4, 2020

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“A sector out of options” – providers resort to offering care to fewer people to manage spiralling costs

Newly published research by Hft reveals that the number of social care providers who have been forced to cut support has doubled in the last 12 months.

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Support worker performs lifesaving first aid

January 16, 2020

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Support worker performs lifesaving first aid

When someone she was supporting needed help, Angela's training kicked in and she was able to perform lifesaving first aid.

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Hft responds to Queen’s Speech

December 19, 2019

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Hft responds to Queen’s Speech

Following today's Queen's Speech, Hft has issued a response calling for talks that will deliver a financially sustainable solution for the sector.

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New charity venture opens in Flintshire

December 17, 2019

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New charity venture opens in Flintshire

Flint locals are being invited to shop a little differently this festive season, where a new charity venture selling handcrafted goods has opened.

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Learning disability group give their views on expansion plans at Luton airport

December 16, 2019

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Learning disability group give their views on expansion plans at Luton airport

People with learning disabilities have been ensuring their voices are heard by sharing their views on Luton Airport's consultation plans.

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First friendship and dating agency for adults with learning disabilities or autism to launch in Flintshire

December 12, 2019

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First friendship and dating agency for adults with learning disabilities or autism to launch in Flintshire

A friendship and dating agency that will support people with learning disabilities to develop and sustain new relationships is set to open in Flintshire.

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