Partnering with Sainsbury’s to support more people with disabilities in Wandsworth

Launching our Sainsbury's partnershipThroughout 2014-15 we’re working in partnership with Sainsbury’s in Balham. We were delighted to be selected as their Local Charity Partner for 2014-15 and are working in partnership to raise awareness and support for our projects in Wandsworth borough.

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The future of disability

“How far we’ve travelled, and how far we have to go…”

The future of disability

Solidarity in a CrisisRead our article by Victoria Rugg, Certitude’s Head of Communications, on page 51 on Why co-production is vital in supporting people with disabilities, citing …

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Certitude recognises and celebrates staff achievement: The Excellence Awards 2014

Winner of the Michael Rosen Award
Lucy Harrison, winner of the Michael Rosen Award

Almost 150 people from across Certitude attended a glittering awards ceremony at Lord’s Cricket Ground on 13th November to share in the achievements of colleagues, taking the opportunity to say how much we value …

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Let’s talk about sex: Supporting people with learning disabilities with their sexuality

AnthonySex is a part of all our lives. It can bring about strong feelings in even the most calm and mild mannered people. Relationships can make us happy and sad. Whether our experiences are positive or negative, they are certainly

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Christmas Cards!

Earlier this year we ran a competition for people we support to design Christmas cards to sell through local shops and our website. We were absolutely inundated!

We had Christmas trees, shooting stars, plump puddings, fat turkeys, fatter Santas, …

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Cecelia’s got talent!

When Cecelia moved into a Certitude supported house it soon became clear that she is more than just a pretty face…

Until about a year ago, Cecelia was living with her sister in Greenford so moving to a Certitude supported …

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The power of “Me” time

Identifying personal control hours has empowered Jason to take more decisions about how he lives his life.

Until recently, Jason’s mental health issues meant that he rarely left his registered care home in Lambeth. Staff had tried to help him …

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Ealing Club Night

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Following our mighty nights at the Hootananny in Brixton, we’re topping up our Oyster Card…

Ealing’s Drayton Court will play host to our first West London club night on 20th November. We’ll have DJs spinning R&B, Hip Hop and chart, …

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Building individual capacity to address mental health

Almost 40 per cent of the adult population in Britain report high levels of anxiety and the percentage is even higher in London. In fact, an estimated 914,300 adults of working age in the capital are affected by a common …

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Connect & Do: Corinne’s experience

Connect  Do Joined circles postcardCorinne first found out about Community Connecting through the Carer’s Hub, and contacted Certitude’s Community Connecting independently to register her interest in getting involved.

Week 1: At week 1 Corinne and her coach sat down in a local pub to explore …

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