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Artistic Flair In Our Bangor Family Support Service

Posted on Tuesday 01 July 2014

Our Bangor Family Support Service hosted its first ever Art Exhibition and what a success it was! The exhibition, which was held in the Curve at Bangor Library, showcased some of the work completed by the young people involved in our Art Class.

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Artistic Flair In Our Bangor Family Support Service

Policies

Posted on Wednesday 25 June 2014

We provide an Information Handbook to people who use our Services. The Handbook refers to a number of policies, procedures and guidance which are available to download here.

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Contributions from the people we support towards staff expenses when being supported in social activities – Supported Living and Short Break Services
Procedure for staff and volunteers in adult services on being reimbursed for using their vehicle for journeys with, or on behalf of, the people we support
Making A Complaint
Guidance on the use of service cars in Supported Living Services
Code of Conduct
Safeguarding Children Policy
Adult Safeguarding Policy
Equal Opportunities Policy
Referral, Assessment and Transition Policy
Guidance for staff accompanying the people we support on holidays
Making a Complaint Easy Read


It’s Never Too Late To Make A Difference

Posted on Tuesday 24 June 2014

One of our volunteers, Cecil Taylor, is climbing Ireland’s highest peak, Carrauntoohil, to raise funds for Positive Futures.

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It’s Never Too Late To Make A Difference

Local councils pave the way to eradicate discrimination against people with a disability

Posted on Tuesday 24 June 2014

We’ve launched our “What About Me?” Welcome Award and what better way to do so than by having the Mayor of North Down and the Lord Mayor of Belfast sign our anti–discriminatory pledge!

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Local councils pave the way to eradicate discrimination against people with a disability

Building A Better Future

Posted on Thursday 19 June 2014

Carers from our Better Futures Project will be taking part in a “Planning for the Future” Mental Health and Learning Disability Conference which will be hosted by the Bamford Monitoring Group on 26 June.

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Building A Better Future

Welcoming Places Register

Posted on Thursday 19 June 2014

Our Welcoming Places Register lists all the businesses and organisations which have signed our “What About Me?” Welcome Award pledge.

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Welcoming Places Register


Celebrating our new Wheatfield Short Break Service

Posted on Thursday 19 June 2014

Our new Wheatfield Short Break Service in North Belfast has been officially launched by the Health Minister, Edwin Poots, at a ceremony in Belfast Castle.

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Celebrating our new Wheatfield Short Break Service

Day 316 of the project build at Wheatfield Gardens

Posted on Tuesday 17 June 2014

It’s finally here! The official handover of the building to Positive Futures!

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Day 316 of the project build at Wheatfield Gardens

Celebrating Shared Lives

Posted on Tuesday 17 June 2014

Our Families Matter Shared Lives Service recently joined with Shared Lives Plus to host a family fun day for the families and carers involved in the Service and other “shared lives” carers across Northern Ireland.

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Celebrating Shared Lives

Sticking Together To Stay Safe

Posted on Thursday 05 June 2014

Our Better Together Project recently hosted a celebration event to mark the end of our Stay Safe programme which was attended by young adults supported by the Project and funded by the District Policing and Community Safety Partnership.

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Sticking Together To Stay Safe