The Great Hft Easter Egg Hunt arrives in Telford!

March 29, 2018

Fundraising, Press Releases

The Great Hft Easter Egg Hunt arrives in Telford!

Hft Shropshire are opening their doors to enthusiastic egg-hunters with their first ever Great Hft Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday 7 April 2018.

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Smarthouse showcasing personalised technology launches at Liverpool school

Smarthouse showcasing personalised technology launches at Liverpool school

An innovative house showcasing a range of assistive technology to support independent living has been launched at a school in Liverpool.

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Hft calls for greater clarity around social care ahead of Brexit

March 27, 2018

News, Press Releases

Hft calls for greater clarity around social care ahead of Brexit

With just a year to go until Brexit, Hft is calling for greater clarity around the impact on the social care sector, as it is estimated that the cost of replacing staff could run into hundreds of thousands of pounds for providers.

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MPs urged to ‘walk in the shoes’ of people with learning disabilities

March 21, 2018

Press Releases

MPs urged to ‘walk in the shoes’ of people with learning disabilities

Hft is calling on the public to use social media to urge the Prime Minister to take a walk in the shoes of people with learning disabilities.

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Hft expresses concern at exclusion of funding of social care from Spring Statement

March 13, 2018

Press Releases

Hft expresses concern at exclusion of funding of social care from Spring Statement

Having previously called on the Chancellor to flesh out his thinking on the government's planned 'parallel body of work' on adult social care, Hft expressed concern over the lack of any social care provision in the 2018 Spring Statement.

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Hft calls for clarification around social care funding ahead of Spring Statement

March 9, 2018

Press Releases

Hft calls for clarification around social care funding ahead of Spring Statement

Ahead of Philip Hammond's first Spring Statement, Hft is calling on the Chancellor to provide clarity on the government's planned "parallel body of work" on the future funding of social care.

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Learning disability group give their views on airport expansion plans

February 23, 2018

Press Releases

Learning disability group give their views on airport expansion plans

Voices to be Heard, the speak out group for people supported by learning disabilities charity Hft, have responded to the expansion plans for both Bristol Airport and Heathrow Airport.  

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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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