Archive for April, 2017

Donating To Birmingham Children’s Hospital

Midland Mencap’s Family Carers Information Service & Carers Emergency Response Team are pleased to be developing a partnership with the new Rare Disease Centre at Birmingham Children’s Hospital. Last thursday we handed over a collection of baby clothes and baby quilts for the Neo-natal Surgical Ward and Rare Disease Centre.

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Midland Mencap Community Litter Pick

This morning thirty people from Midland Mencap took part in a litter pick on Weoley Castle near to our Community Hub in Bottetourt Road. The litter pick was organised to support Birmingham City Council’s #CleanerBrum initiative which encourages local citizens to help the Council by clearing litter and rubbish in

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Disabled people in the UK are “left behind in society”

As a consequence of austerity cuts more and more people with a learning disability are becoming socially isolated and risk becoming excluded from society. At Midland Mencap our support services seek to ensure that everyone has the opportunity to be included, to be an active citizen, and enjoy good health

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How The Sitting Service Has Improved Mary’s Wellbeing

Mary Hunt uses our Sitting Service. Mary is unable to go out alone, as her anxiety causes her to suffer from panic attacks. When Mary steps outside her door, she likes to be greeted with a friendly face. Mary holds onto the support workers arm for reassurance, when they arrive,

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