Hft | Resources & Guidance
  • Social care

    What is social care? Who needs social care? Who works in social care? How is social care funded? We answer all these questions and more.
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  • What is a learning disability?

    Generally, when we talk about learning disabilities, we're talking about conditions that affect how a person understands and processes information.
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  • Benefits & support

    Find out more about some of the benefits and support mechanisms available to people with learning disabilities and family carers.
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  • Learning disabilities & other challenges

    Find out more about learning disabilities and some of the other challenges faced by people we support.
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  • Disability rights & legal

    Over the years, a number of different Acts and Treaties have been passed that protect the freedoms and rights of people with learning disabilities.
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  • Learning difficulties & other needs

    Learning disability or learning difficulty? When we talk about a learning difficulty, we’re often talking about a condition in an educational context.
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  • Glossary

    Our glossary provides explanations and descriptions for some of the key terms and phrases used in the adult social care and learning disability sector.
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  • Donate today

    Caring for someone you love can be difficult, especially while trying to navigate the complicated world of adult social care, and continued cuts to government funding. You can help us keep vital projects going by supporting Hft.
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