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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Celebrating success at the Michael Rosen Awards 2016

What a night it was at the Michael Rosen Awards on Thursday 24th November 2016! Celebrating the success and commitment of our staff and volunteers is important to us, without each and every one of whom we wouldn’t be where …

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Getting into the festive spirit!

Looking for something to get you in the mood for the festive season? Why not come along to our Christmas Carol Concert on Thursday 15th December at The London Museum of Water and Steam. 

Our three community choirs are joining …

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The VODG Social Value Toolkit Launch

Today, VODG (Voluntary Organisations Disability Group) launched their Social Value Toolkit, a practical resource that supports the delivery of social value in the commissioning of social care.

The VODG Social Value Toolkit promotes increased cooperation between social care commissioners and …

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Everyone has the right to be involved

Last week, BBC’s Victoria Derbyshire programme  as well as Radio 4’s You and Yours , featured the issue of families and carers being able to visit their loved ones and raise concerns, if needed, about the quality of support being …

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Peer Power

peer powerEnjoy the latest edition of the Peer Power Newsletter and the stories they share, written by peers in Lambeth, helping to grow Peer Support in the community.

If you would like to get involved and feel you have a story …

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Got My Back

Certitude has agreed to be part of a national steering group about good postural care. Gianluca Zucchelli, LD Service Manager, shares his learning about key successes and challenges on this area of support.

Seven years ago I had my first …

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Delivering better outcomes through collaborative working

AislingFor the past 18 months, Certitude has been part of Lambeth’s Integrated Personalised Support Alliance (IPSA) providing support to enable people with long term mental health issues to live more independently within the community.

Together with Thames Reach, South London …

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Annual Review 2016

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