All Posts by Midland Mencap

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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Family Carers Update February 2021

The Family Carers Team is very excited to enter 2021 with 3 new Family Project Workers, Sarah Lynch, Martin Hawthorne and Rebecca Bankole. Each bring years of knowledge regarding support for carers, emotional wellbeing and safeguarding. The Families team continue to deliver Wellbeing Workshops every Monday via Zoom for Family

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Top Mental Health Podcasts

If working on your mental wellbeing is a goal and wish of yours in 2021, then a podcast might be best means for you. Podcasts have become a fantastic tool for mental health in the last few years. From shows that make you laugh out loud (literally) to informative pieces,

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Tom Kirby Completing the London Marathon

Hello To all my readers as you know due to the current situation we have found ourselves in I did not think the marathon was going ahead then I found out that a virtual London marathon was going ahead! To be honest I knew it would be hard but for

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Online Poetry Competition

Recently we ran a poetry competition on our social media, asking people to write about their experiences on ‘Coping with Covid-19’ We had a fantastic response and put up a shortlist of entries on Facebook for people to vote for their favourite poem. And the winner is?………………………………………….. Kath Hyslop! Kaths

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Free Packed Lunches this October Half Term

Packed lunches will be available from Weoley Castle Community Centre, Bottetourt Rd, Birmingham, B29 5TE! (Sat nav: B29 5RX) #ENDCHILDFOODPOVERTY Monday to Friday, 10am to 2pm! Call us on 0121 427 6404! pic.twitter.com/DzDzsxaYPP — Midland Mencap (@MidlandMencapUK) October 26, 2020 Midland Mencap are offering free packed lunches For children who

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Residential Respite Services – Birmingham Multi-Care

Our residential respite services are open and accepting referrals. Our facilities are covid secure and offer a high quality, bespoke home from home experience for your loved one. Our two homes are in Acocks Green and Erdington but we accept referrals from across the West Midlands. We know how important

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Keeping In Touch

Dear colleagues, though everyone is working incredibly hard, and I thank you for everything that you are doing, this email is going out particularly to our frontline colleagues. I ask all of you to think of them, your colleagues are now working in unprecedented times and we must all hold

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