Stop Sleep In Crisis

Stop Sleep In Crisis

#StopSleepInCrisis National Mencap are going to be leading a high profile media campaign about a current funding crisis in the sector relating to sleep in support for housing and social care services for people with a learning disability. Mencap will be highlighting the government’s need to take action to protect

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Research From The Disabled Children’s Partnership

See ITV’s article about the the research findings here. Important research from the Disabled Children’s Partnership, focusing on the experience of families in the Midlands. If you need advice, help or support in this area contact us on 0121 442 2944

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“Birmingham’s Strategy for SEND and Inclusion”

Birmingham City Council are consulting on Birmingham’s new Strategy for SEND (Special Educational Needs and/or Disabilities) and Inclusion and the proposed direction of travel, including the Vision, Mission, Objectives, Priorities and their plans so far. This consultation is running between the 9th June until Monday 31st July. You can learn

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Easy Read Guide For Social Care Framework

Birmingham City Council wants to know what you think about some proposals for changes to the way they buy and allocate (also referred to as commissioning) adult social care packages and how independent care providers are managed. Find out more about the consultation at the Birmingham Be Heard Website Here

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Are you looking for fun and exciting opportunities this summer?

Are you looking for fun and exciting opportunities this summer? The Children and Young Person’ Service are running brand new 3-day Kayaking programme from 17th-19th August 2017 for young people aged 11+. This exciting programme will provide each young person with a recognised qualification from British Canoeing. Young people will

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Cycling opportunity in the great outdoors for families

Cycling days at Clifton Road Families of adults and children with additional needs have been the opportunity to enjoy all the benefits of a family day out cycling in the great outdoors thanks to an innovative new Midland Mencap and Birmingham Wheels for All initiative. Over the last 18 months,

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Midland Mencap launches new app

Midland Mencap launches new app We are always looking for ways to make getting involved with Midland Mencap as easy as possible. This is why we are very pleased to be introducing ‘Midland Mencap – on the Go’ our brand new online booking system which will give people more control

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Save our Support update

As a member of the Save Our Support Alliance we have lobbied Birmingham City Council to not make any cuts to services that support vulnerable citizens in Birmingham. We have supported citizens to participate in the consultation to ensure their voice is heard. We have also written to every Birmingham

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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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