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A rewarding choice for many – Certitude’s Shared Lives carer programme Jun 11

Text CERT02 £5 to 70070 to donate to Certitude for Carers’ Week.  Texts are free and don’t forget to add Gift Aid! Carers involved with Certitude’s Shared Lives scheme have made a positive choice to become carers for adults with learning disabilities and mental health needs. They welcome people into their homes and families and […]

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A different kind of support Jun 10

Text CERT02 £5 to 70070 to donate to Certitude for Carers’ Week.  Texts are free and don’t forget to add Gift Aid! Solidarity in Crisis is a Certitude service which offers out of hours, over-the-phone and outreach support for people experiencing a mental health crisis – and their carers – in Lambeth. The service has […]

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Certitude makes it real! May 01

Think Local, Act Personal (TLAP) is a national, cross sector leadership partnership focused on driving forward work with personalisation, community-based social care. Their unique strength is bringing together people who use services and family carers with central and local government, major providers from the private, third and voluntary sector and other key groups. The TLAP […]

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Certitude Strategy 2013-16 May 01

Certitude Strategy 2013-16 Certitude is delighted to launch its 2013/16 Strategy. Working Together for Change events together with PATH planning days ensures our strategy is based on what people we support, families and  colleagues have told us is important for the future. Building on 22 years of experience Certitude’s golden threads for the next period […]

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£10M Grant for Mental Health Apr 23

Great news for Nicholas Campbell-Watts, Director of Mental Health Services and his team, the Big Lottery Fund has given £10 million to Resolving Chaos, which will team up with Certitude and other charities for outreach projects designed to help people who do not receive help for their problems, including drug addicts and functioning alcoholics. Read […]

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New Community Choir – Members Wanted Mar 14

We are looking for members for our exciting new Community Choir project, aiming to bring local communitites together through a love of music. Absolutely everyone and anyone welcome – you can contribute in any way you want. They will be taking place every Monday starting 8 April from 6pm-8pm at the Fanon Resource Centre, 107 […]

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Case study by SCIE and VODG on Certitude transforming organisational culture Jan 17

Working with VODG, the Social Care Institute for Excellence At a Glance 13: Personalisation briefing: Implications for voluntary sector service providers features Certitude as a Case Study.  The Case Study is on Transforming Organisational Culture and can be found here.

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Time Bank Information Desk launched Jan 08

Time Banking is a way to help others and be rewarded for it – in time! The Brent Community Development Team is  holding a weekly Time Bank Information Desk at Willesden Library starting this Thursday 10 January 2013 from 2pm till 4pm.  Please read the flyer for more information.

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Working and Planning with Families Dec 12

We recently carried out a piece of work with families who have young children with learning disabilities. Our aim was to understand better the experiences and challenges that families face and how this shapes the support they want and need from us. We are really grateful to the 30 families who were involved and in […]

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Action Learning – many heads better than one? Nov 21

Mike Bloodworth, Certitude’s Service Manager blogs on the Helen Sanderson Associates website and talks this month about Action Learning – based on the premise that many different heads are better than one.  Read more.

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