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Category: Resources

Access to Work Mental Health Support Service

10th July 2020

Funded by the Department for Work and Pensions, Remploy run a confidential service for any employees with depression, anxiety, stress or other mental health issues affecting their work. Call the service 0300 456 8114 or email at a2wmhss@remploy.co.uk Find out more here Read more

Hospital passport for people with a learning disability who are going into hospital

18th March 2020

The hospital passport is designed for people with a learning disability and includes helpful information about their illness and healthcare. It can be be given to hospital staff when they get to hospital. The passport asks things like: What you like/dislike How much physical contact you’re OK with What your favourite drink is What your … Read more

Launch of the new Silsoe Day Centre – Central Beds

12th March 2020

At the end of last month, older people and adults with learning disabilities celebrated the opening of the new and improved facilities at Silsoe Day Centre in Central Bedfordshire. The site now boasts a refurbished and permanent café area on site, a full refurbishment of the existing Silsoe building, a new and bright modular building … Read more

Guide to evaluating personalised care by SCIE

12th March 2020

The Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) have put together a guide to help practitioners measure and evaluate the impact of personalised care programmes, initiatives or new ways of working. The guide is for anyone who is involved in delivering a personalised care intervention or initiative at a local level, e.g. providers, commissioners, professionals or practitioners … Read more

Mental Capacity Act directory

6th March 2020

The MCA Directory by Social Care Institute for Excellence helps to raise awareness about the Mental Capacity Act, including the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards. You will find useful information and various tools to help understand or implement the Act. There is material on the Directory for people who may be subject to the Act’s provisions, … Read more

FREE media and communications advice and support

20th February 2020

Want to jazz up your comms and put some pizzazz in your marketing but not sure where to start? The Media Trust are running a FREE match up service for charities and community groups who are looking for advice from creative and communications experts. Find out more and register your organisation here Read more

FREE support for third sector organisations to help use data and statistics

19th February 2020

Charities are often required to collect and analyse stats and data for their funders but data and statistics can also be beneficial to the organisation too. The Royal Statistical Society are offering free support to charities who need help to collect, analyse and present data or who may need help in interpreting data to make … Read more

Apply for FREE business consultancy services from Action Planning

13th February 2020

Action Planning is 30 years old this year and to celebrate their Pearl anniversary, their Associates are giving away over £100,000 worth of consultancy services for FREE. There are 56 packages on offer, with an average value of £2,000, reflecting their consultants’ depth and breadth of expertise and experience in the areas of Governance & … Read more

Where to find FREE photos for your website

6th February 2020

Photos can make your website or Small Good Stuff business listing more appealing but it can sometimes be a struggle to get your own high quality images to use. White Fuse have put together a list of 8 websites where you can pick up FREE images to use – they also give a bit of … Read more

Measuring your social impact

15th January 2020

If you manage a charity or social enterprise you might be required to measure your impact or ‘social impact’ to satisfy your funders or stakeholders but doing so can also help the people that your organisation supports. Good Finance have launched an easy-to-follow video to help you think about how you can measure social impact … Read more