• Our Story

    Tuesday, January 23, 2018

    Watch a short film to find out a bit more about our journey into the world of care.

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A Family Perspective

Nov
23

Let our voices be heard

The Future of Social Care needs you! As parents of a child with learning disabilities, we want to bring your attention to a matter of crucial importance to the future of social care policy that will affect options for your children. We are members of a charity called ResCare – run by families for families […]

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Nov
7

ResCare need your support!

As parents of a daughter with special needs, we are members of a charitable society called ResCare – a fantastic society for Children and Adults with Learning Disabilities and their Families. ResCare campaign on topics relating to the everyday needs of their members and represent the interests of people with learning disabilities, their carers and especially […]

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News

Feb
8

Kidz to Adultz Middle

Do you live in the Midlands or surrounding area? Are you a parent, carer or family member supporting a child or young person with a disability or additional needs?   Kidz to Adults in the Middle is fast approaching and one not to miss!   We will be there this year, will you? If so, […]

Dec
18

Guides to Legislation

Following all the recent changes to legislation with the introduction of The Care Act & Mental Capacity Act, ResCare have writen some very useful “user guides” to give an overview of what they may mean for you. This includes Education, Health & Care Plans (EHCP), Learning Disability and Work Related Benefits & Personal Budgets. Please […]

Nov
13

Centre for Social Justice

The Centre for Social Justice (CSJ) have been commissioned to prepare a report by the end of November for the government on residential care, which could influence future goverment policy in this area. The CSJ was established as an independent think-tank in 2004. On its website (www.centreforsocialjustice.org.uk) it describes itself as follows; “By combining hands-on […]

Oct
22

Kidz to Adultz Up North 2015

Kidz to Adults up North is fast approaching and one not to miss!   We will be there this year, will you? If so, please do come and see Paul, Hugo and I on Stand B5 We would be delighted to meet you and share our personal experiences with you. Thursday 19th November – 9.30am […]

Sep
7

TES SEN Show 2015

We are pleased to say that we will be attending the TES SEN show again this year, taking place on Friday 9th & Saturday 10th October 2015, held at the Business Design Centre, Islington, London. This is a show for parents and carers, school leaders, teachers and support staff with an interest in SEN. There […]

Aug
4

In the Media

Some recent documentaries on BBC iPlayer have been sharing in the lives of young people with learning disabilities at specialist residential colleges. Life, love, freedom… A documentary on BBC3 aired recently to follow the story of 6 students with learning disabilities who are leaving their full-time residential college for good. They have just had the […]