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Citizens Network – Meet Ashleigh

My name is Ashleigh Jones, and I’m the ‘Citizens Network Connector’ at Midland Mencap. I’d like to introduce a new project we’re working on alongside the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) and the Activity Alliance called ‘Include Me’, that I’d love you to be part of! The aim of the

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Family Carers Team Update – June 2021

Carer Workshops Return to Face to Face! The Family Carers Wellbeing Service is very excited to announce they are now facilitating face to face groups in June at the ‘Weoley Castle Community Centre’ (South Birmingham) and ‘Clifton Road Outdoor Centre’ (North Birmingham). The sessions delivered at these venues will include:

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Meet the Adult Community Hub and Sports Team

When Midland Mencap was founded by parent and family carers 72 years ago, at the heart of their vision was creating a safe place for the children to socialise, make new friendships, share experiences and develop their skills… …fast forward to today and we have continued to build on this

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Meet the Parkride Team

During Learning Disability Week we wanted to introduce you to more of our Community Teams. Today we are meeting the Parkride Team. Parkride is our exciting West Midlands wide accessible cycling project. We know that people lead busy lives, so finding time to take part in activities can be a

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Meet The Family Carers Wellbeing Team

To introduce Carers Week 2021, we wanted to tell you all a little more about our Family Carers Wellbeing team here at Midland Mencap. We work in partnership with Forward Carers to help delver the Birmingham Carers Hub. Within the team, many of our colleagues have lived experiences of being

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West Midlands Wellbeing Walks

To mark Mental Health Awareness Week, the team at Midland Mencap have rustled up our Top 5 Parks in the West Midlands. From beautiful parks and playgrounds, to riverside walks; the West Midlands has beautiful locations to give you the space to breathe, take a minute and enjoy all that

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Community Services Update – April 2021

Return of Adult Community Activities We are very pleased to be able to share our road map for the start of re-opening our adult community services over spring and look forward to seeing old and new friends coming back. For more information call 0121 427 6404 Dry Ski Slope Skiing

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Family Carers Service – April Update

The Family Carers team continue with their delivery of virtual sessions, wellbeing calls, Statutory Carers Assessments and 1:1 work with carers. The GOLDD service also continues to support carers who care for individuals with Learning Disabilities and Dementia. GOLDD: The GOLDD service is a unique service to Midland Mencap where

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