Fashion show to raise funds for learning disability charity

February 20, 2018

Fundraising, Press Releases

Fashion show to raise funds for learning disability charity

Tickets have gone on sale for a fashion show which is being organised by people with learning disabilities to raise money for the charity that supports them in Ironbridge.

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New report warns that increasing numbers of organisations are operating at a loss

February 19, 2018

Press Releases

New report warns that increasing numbers of organisations are operating at a loss

Social care providers have called into question the effectiveness of the sector’s funding structure in a new survey which reveals increasing numbers of organisations are operating at a loss.

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Hft welcomes new Minister of State for Care

January 24, 2018

Press Releases

Hft welcomes new Minister of State for Care

Hft, a national charity that supports adults with learning disabilities, has warmly welcomed Caroline Dinenage’s appointment as Minister of State for Care at the Department for Health and Social Care.  

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HRH The Princess Royal helps celebrate ‘Outstanding’ service in Gloucestershire

January 19, 2018

News, Press Releases

HRH The Princess Royal helps celebrate ‘Outstanding’ service in Gloucestershire

Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal has visited Moreton-in-Marsh to celebrate the achievements of a learning disability service which has been rated as Outstanding by the Care Quality Commission (CQC)

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Friendship agency for people with learning disabilities launches at event in Newcastle

Friendship agency for people with learning disabilities launches at event in Newcastle

A friendship and dating agency for adults with learning disabilities across Newcastle, Northumberland and North Tyneside is celebrating its launch with music, food, party games and pool on Monday 29 January.

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“Actions will speak louder than words”: Hft responds to Theresa May’s cabinet reshuffle

January 11, 2018

Press Releases

“Actions will speak louder than words”: Hft responds to Theresa May’s cabinet reshuffle

Hft has given a cautious welcome to the news that Jeremy Hunt has now been appointed Secretary of State for Health & Social Care in Theresa May’s cabinet reshuffle.

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Chancellor’s “fit for the future” Budget fails to include future of social care sector

November 22, 2017

Press Releases

Chancellor’s “fit for the future” Budget fails to include future of social care sector

Following the Autumn Budget statement, Hft is concerned by the absence of policies aimed at addressing the ongoing funding crisis in the social care sector.

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Hft calls on Government to consider vulnerable adults in Autumn Statement

November 21, 2017

Press Releases

Hft calls on Government to consider vulnerable adults in Autumn Statement

Hft is urging the Government to use the Autumn Statement to address the funding crisis in social care, affecting some of society's most vulnerable people.

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New consultancy service to identify technology for people with learning disabilities

New consultancy service to identify technology for people with learning disabilities

A charity offering a new personalised technology consultancy service for people with learning disabilities has been awarded its first contract in Bath.

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Volunteers bring new life to garden for people with learning disabilities

November 13, 2017

Press Releases

Volunteers bring new life to garden for people with learning disabilities

A team of big-hearted volunteers took a day out of the office to regenerate the garden at Hft's Bristol learning disability service.

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