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Advisory Board Presentation on What Makes A Good Support Worker

Posted on Monday 25 January 2021

Advisory Board presentation on what makes a good support worker/

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What makes a good support worker, by the people they support


What does a support worker do and why would you want to be one?

Posted on Thursday 14 January 2021


Human Rights are an Issue Close to Home

Posted on Thursday 10 December 2020

Some of the most shocking human rights abuses are taking place right here and right now, in places of “care” where people with a learning disability should be entitled to safety and support. It has happened time and again in institutions across the UK and Ireland.

That’s why Positive Futures is supporting this year’s theme of Human Rights Day: “Recover Better – Stand Up for Human Rights.”

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Human Rights are an Issue Close to Home

Coronavirus and people with learning disabilities: a study of the lives of people with learning disabilities through the coronavirus pandemic

Posted on Monday 16 November 2020

A team of researchers has launched a new study across the UK to find out how the changes brought about by the Coronavirus might be affecting people with a learning disability. To find out more please download the Easy Read press release.

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Top Marks – But Some Room for Improvement

Posted on Tuesday 13 October 2020

Our latest annual consultation exercise (ACE) showed a huge level of satisfaction with our work, with a few areas for potential improvement.

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Top Marks – But Some Room for Improvement

Annual Consultation Exercise 2019–20

Posted on Tuesday 13 October 2020

In August 2020, we completed our ninth Annual Consultation Exercise (ACE) with our key stakeholders: the people we support, family members / carers and HSC Trust staff. The comprehensive feedback gained through this process will be used to improve our services.

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ACE 2019–20 NI Full Report
ACE 2019–20 NI Easy Read Version


People with Learning Disabilities – What changes do we all need to make?

Posted on Tuesday 29 September 2020

When Maura Campbell asked us to make an easy read version of an article she wrote for a new book we were happy to help.

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People with Learning Disabilities – What changes do we all need to make?

People with Learning Disabilities – What changes do we all need to make? Easy Read Version

Posted on Tuesday 29 September 2020

Easy read version of article on the changes we all need to make written by Maura Campbell, with input from the Positive Futures Advisory Board. The original article is included in a book on Neurodiversity which can be found at https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/1912755394/ref=cm_sw_em_r_mt_dp_U_Pr1.Eb841VVSM

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People with learning disability – what changes do we all need to make?


‘The Spirit of Summer’ Art Competition

Posted on Thursday 28 May 2020

We’ve seen the unleashing of some wonderful creativity in the last few months , so we thought we’d set a challenge, for anyone who wants to get involved, to come up with a piece of art that represents ‘The spirit of Summer 2020’.

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‘The Spirit of Summer’ Art Competition

Annual Accounts

Posted on Monday 09 March 2020

Positive Futures Audited Annual Accounts

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Annual Accounts for Year Ending 31 March 2019