- Active participation in the processes that effect people's lives and communities.
- Equal citizenship without stigma and discrimination.
- Change through learning, sharing experiences, increasing knowledge, developing skills and positive risk taking.
- People taking responsibility of their own life journey.
- The necessity for hope and fulfillment.
- To be a catalyst for change within individuals and services.
- To enable people to take control of their lives.
- To encourage participation in all aspects of life.
- To promote recovery based practice.
- To work with people one-to-one.
- Focusing on the person as a whole.
- Enabling people to fulfil their potential in life.
- Ensuring the person remains the expert in their journey.
- To highlight the need for dedicated holistic one-to-one working.
- Finding ways of remaining motivated and hopeful.
- Connecting with people and communities they can trust.
- Learning from life experiences in order to make choices and bring about change.
- Accepting responsibility for the decisions they make.
- Building confidence, self-esteem and valuing themselves as people who can contribute to their own and other people's wellbeing.
DIY Futures supports:
Equality of opportunity
DIY Futures opposes:
Discrimination in all its forms
DIY Futures encourages:
Participation & social inclusion
DIY Futures challenges:
Stigmatisation & stereotyping
You can download copies of the DIY Futures steering group minutes here:
Great visit on Mon to Ystradgynlais to meet up with MIND, members of carers group and Volunteer Bureau. Looking forward next meeting!
Find out more about the changes made to the Code of Practice which governs provision of mental health services in Wales.