As the arts develop, so do the people

Andy_RussellCreative Journeys is an open and inclusive project for people who share an interest in art.

Produced by social inclusion organisation Certitude and working with Artist Andy Kee the group have opened up journeys through gallery spaces in London over …

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Conversations change lives

“It’s time to talk because if you say something, you realise how many people around you haven’t, and needed to…”

no-one-should-feel-ashamed--1One in four people will experience a mental health problem every year. Right now a friend, colleague or loved …

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Aisling Duffy selected for The Guardian Public Leaders editorial advisory board 2017

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Certitude is delighted by the announcement that Aisling Duffy, Chief Executive, has been appointed to the Guardian’s Public Leaders Network 2017 editorial advisory board.

Each year, nominations are made from across The Guardian Public Leaders network with individuals selected from …

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Treat yourself to a good walk!

Treat Me Right! Co-ordinator Helen Cairns is looking forward to shaking off the January blues on a good walk with some interesting people.

January always seems a bit of a bleak month. The festivities are over and perhaps we’ve over-indulged …

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Dr Tania Mathias MP visits us in Richmond

On Thursday 8th December, Dr Tania Mathias MP visited Cross Street and The Lodge, popping in for a mince pie and a cup of tea. Cross Street (Hampton Hill) and The Lodge (Whitton) provide supported living to people with learning …

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Singing in the festive spirit!

Down by the river in Brentford, near the bridge, building sites, box junctions and the houseboats with their wonderful wood fires, stands a fascinating monument to our industrial past. The London Museum of Water and Steam tells the story of …

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Double win at the 3rd Sector Care Awards!

The 3rd Sector Care Awards took place on Wednesday 7th December at the London Marriot Hotel Grosvenor Square to celebrate and showcase the innovation and excellence of the not-for-profit care sector. Certitude were shortlisted as finalists for two awards – …

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What is involvement?

Our ambition is to work with people to make the most of their skills and experience, enabling them to become involved not only within Certitude but also as active citizens in their local communities. Involvement is also an important theme …

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John Keaveny Speaks at Learning Disability Today

John Keaveny, Learning Disability Awareness Training Coordinator with Treat Me Right!, was recently asked to speak at the Learning Disability Today Conference in London on Tuesday 29th November. Here, he shares his experiences from the day and why he wanted

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Supported living: a life not a service

Last week, Learning Disability England held their first conference, focusing on Supported Living. Certitude was a proud sponsor of the conference and I was delighted to be part of the panel debating how to get supported living right now and …

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