Better Futures End of Year Report

Posted on Thursday 29 May 2014

Better Futures, which we established with support from the Big Lottery Fund, is a project for older people who care for a family member with a learning disability.

Better Futures End of Year Report 2014

Raise Your Voice

Posted on Wednesday 07 May 2014

”Raise Your Voice” is a publication produced as part of the University of Ulster’s Sustainability in the Third Sector programme. Positive Futures contributed to this publication by sharing a case study on the work of our Better Futures project.

Raise Your Voice

Better Futures Interim Report

Posted on Wednesday 07 May 2014

This Report, completed by the University of Ulster, summarises the interim evaluation findings of our Better Futures Project at the end of Year 1 (2012/13). A final evaluation report will be completed in 2015 at the end of the Project.

Better Futures Interim Project Report

Your Voice Counts (Annual Consultation Exercise) December 2013

Posted on Monday 28 April 2014

This year we completed our sixth 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.

ACE Report December 2013
ACE Report December 2013 (Easy Read)

Staff Survey – December 2013

Posted on Tuesday 01 April 2014

Learning from staff feedback is essential for Positive Futures’ continued development as a learning Organisation. The Staff Survey gives all staff an opportunity to provide the Organisation with valuable feedback on a range of work related topics.

Staff Survey December 2013

Volunteer Survey – December 2013

Posted on Tuesday 01 April 2014

Positive Futures places a very high value on its volunteers and the contribution they make to supporting people with a learning disability. Volunteers bring fresh energy and vitality, a wide range of skills, rich life experience and expertise to our Organisation. The survey aims to gain a greater understanding of volunteer’s perceptions across a range of topics.

Volunteer Survey December 2013

Adult Placement Survey 2013

Posted on Tuesday 01 April 2014

This survey was carried out during October 2013 and January 2014 and focused on understanding the perceptions of Adult Placement Providers within our Families Matter Adult Placement Service.

Adult Placement Survey 2013


Posted on Friday 28 March 2014

We have developed a range of leaflets which tell you all about our services and some of the different ways you can support us.

Volunteering Leaflet
Fundraising Leaflet
Supported Living and Peripatetic Housing Support Services Leaflet
Family Support Services Leaflet
Adult Placement Leaflet
Personal Funders Leaflet
Self Directed Support
Student Job Opportunities
Self Directed Support Leaflet
Transform their future and yours

Positive Futures for Children and Young People! Inclusion Manual

Posted on Thursday 20 February 2014

A practical manual to promote the inclusion of children and young people with a learning disability in community settings.

Inclusion Manual

RQIA Inspections 2013–14

Posted on Tuesday 07 January 2014

The Regulation and Quality Improvement Authority (RQIA) is the independent body responsible for monitoring and inspecting the quality of health and social care services in Northern Ireland and encouraging improvements in the quality of these services. Please find below inspection reports for Positive Futures for 2013–14.

Crescent SBS 140213
Crescent SLS 220413
East Coast SLS 030613
FMAPS 190913
FMAPS 240113
Lakeland SLS 160513
Magherafelt SLS 160513
Sperrin SLS 280513
Windermere SLS 070213
Summary of RQIA Findings 2013–14 (Easy Read)
Ards Peninsula SLS 151013
Cookstown SLS 260913
Windermere SLS 240213
Wheatfield SBS 121113
Wheatfield SBS 150114
Wheatfield SBS 110314
Lakeland SLS 180913