House of horror for Halloween
Connor Ure attends FitzRoy's On Track service and wanted to celebrate Halloween in style by creating an incredibly spooky haunted house.
We must be ever vigilant to protect rights
John Williams, co-founder of FitzRoy, recently won the Outstanding Contribution Award at the National Learning Disabilities Awards for transforming the face of social care services for people with learning disabilities in England. He describes the obstacles he overcame in the 1960s and 70s to stop the institutionalisation of people with learning disabilities; with a rallying call for all who work with people with learning disabilities to remain steadfast against the threat of institutionalisation.
Pets As Therapy dog brings joy to the people we support
Pets As Therapy is a charity that provides therapeutic visits by friendly dogs and cats. Volunteers and their pets visit a variety of venues including hospitals, hospices, nursing and care homes and special needs schools, and the benefit of these visits can be life changing - building confidence and self-esteem to people who need it the most.
Young volunteers give time to FitzRoy garden
National Citizen Service (NCS) is open to all 16 and 17-year-olds in England, and helps young adults to develop greater confidence, self-awareness and responsibility by getting involved in local community projects.
Dean, from FitzRoy Newhaven, helps choose a new FitzRoy Director
On the 21 May I went to Petersfield to help interview for a new Director of Human Resources.
FitzRoy founder recognised for Outstanding Contribution to social care services in England
John Williams, co-founder of national learning disability charity FitzRoy, has won the Outstanding Contribution Award at the National Learning Disabilities Awards for transforming the face of social care services for people with learning disabilities in England.
Volunteering for FitzRoy a fulfilling experience
After spending 35 years as a journalist, working long and unsocial hours, Mark decided it was time to retire and one of his top priorities was to find some time for volunteering.
Ultra-short-term planning increases cost of adult social care
Local authorities admit long-term planning will save money