DIY Futures values

  • 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.

Aims

  • 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.

How

  • 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.

The opportunity is available to people who are considering:

  • 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 the DIY Futures  Business Plan here

You can download the DIY Futures Partnership Contract here

You can download the DIY Futures Evaluation Report 2012 here

Steering group minutes

You can download copies of the DIY Futures steering group minutes here:

December 2011

 

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Participation Worker vacancy - Mental Health

Monday 23 March 2015

A new post in the Powys Association of Voluntary Organisations mental health team to support the development of Together for Mental Health networks across Powys.

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Canal Boat Trip

Thursday 26 March 2015

Ponthafren's Welshpool Outreach

Friday Music Group

Friday 27 March 2015

Llandrindod Wells

Seren Training in Newtown

Saturday 28 March 2015

Training Programme for Counsellors and Psychotherapists (2 days)

Men and mental health - Brecon event

Monday 30 March 2015

A chance for men to meet and talk about their emotional health

Peer-Led Walking Group

Monday 30 March 2015

Ponthafren's Welshpool Outreach

Mental Capacity Act & Best Interest Training

Tuesday 31 March 2015

Llandrindod Wells

Tea, Chat & Activities in Brecon

Tuesday 31 March 2015

Alzheimer's Society Event

Art Class

Tuesday 31 March 2015

With local artist Richard Oke at Ponthafren's Welshpool Outreach

Peer-Led Walking Group

Thursday 2 April 2015

Ponthafren's Welshpool Outreach

Singing For The Brain

Monday 6 April 2015

Builth Wells, 1st and 3rd Monday of every month, 2.30 pm - 4.00 pm

Peer-Led Walking Group

Monday 6 April 2015

Ponthafren's Welshpool Outreach

Peer-Led Walking Group

Thursday 9 April 2015

Ponthafren's Welshpool Outreach

Friday Music Group

Friday 10 April 2015

Llandrindod Wells

Seren Training in Newtown

Saturday 11 April 2015

Training Programme for Counsellors and Psychotherapists (2 days)

Concert in Talgarth

Saturday 11 April 2015

Brecon & District Mind Event

Peer-Led Walking Group

Monday 13 April 2015

Ponthafren's Welshpool Outreach

T'ai Chi Class

Wednesday 15 April 2015

Howey Village Hall, Llandrindod Wells

Peer-Led Walking Group

Thursday 16 April 2015

Ponthafren's Welshpool Outreach

Friday Music Group

Friday 17 April 2015

Llandrindod Wells

Singing For The Brain

Monday 20 April 2015

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Citizen Directed Co-operatives Cymru Roadshow 2015

Monday 20 April 2015

'A co-operative approach to Direct Payments’. Disability Wales event in Llandrindod Wells

Peer-Led Walking Group

Monday 20 April 2015

Ponthafren's Welshpool Outreach

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Tuesday 21 April 2015

Brecon

T'ai Chi Class

Wednesday 22 April 2015

Howey Village hall, Llandrindod Wells

Powys Individuals Forum - Brecon

Thursday 23 April 2015

Are you in contact with mental health services in Powys and keen to tell us what you think?

Peer-Led Walking Group

Thursday 23 April 2015

Ponthafren's Welshpool Outreach

PQASSO for Wales Briefing Event

Thursday 23 April 2015

Are you interested in improving quality in third sector organisations in Wales? Then come along to our event in Llandrindod Wells!

Friday Music Group

Friday 24 April 2015

Llandrindod Wells

Peer-Led Walking Group

Monday 27 April 2015

Ponthafren's Welshpool Outreach

Powys Individuals Forum - Newtown

Wednesday 29 April 2015

Are you in contact with mental health services in Powys and keen to tell us what you think?

T'ai Chi Class

Wednesday 29 April 2015

Howey Village Hall, Llandrindod Wells

Mental Capacity Act & Best Interest Training

Thursday 30 April 2015

Llandrindod Wells

Peer-Led Walking Group

Thursday 30 April 2015

Ponthafren's Welshpool Outreach

Singing For The Brain

Monday 4 May 2015

Builth Wells, 1st and 3rd Monday of every month, 2.30 pm - 4.00 pm

Mental Health First

Tuesday 5 May 2015

2 day course in Builth Wells

Babette Rothschild: 2 Day Safer Trauma Therapy Professional Training

Wednesday 6 May 2015 to Thursday 7 May 2015

A 2 day training session in Llandrindod Wells with Babette Rothschild body-psychotherapist and specialist educator in the treatment of trauma

Mental Health First

Wednesday 6 May 2015

Day two of a two day course in Builth Wells

T'ai Chi Class

Wednesday 6 May 2015

Howey Village Hall, Llandrindod Wells

Deprivation of Liberty Safeguarding (DoLS) Training

Thursday 7 May 2015

Brecon (half day course)

Public Health Network Cymru

Tuesday 12 May 2015

An event in Llandrindod Wells for professionals with an interest in public health

Public Health Network Cymru

Wednesday 13 May 2015

An event in Aberystwyth for professionals with an interest in public health

T'ai Chi Class

Wednesday 13 May 2015

Howey Village Hall, Llandrindod Wells

Brecon & District Mind May Fair

Saturday 16 May 2015

Brecon Guildhall

Singing For The Brain

Monday 18 May 2015

Builth Wells, 1st and 3rd Monday of every month, 2.30 pm - 4.00 pm

Exploring the Edge of Reality

Monday 18 May 2015

Brecon & District Mind Event

Mental Health Today Wales 2015

Wednesday 20 May 2015

Exhibition/Conference in Cardiff

T'ai Chi Class

Wednesday 20 May 2015

Howey Village Hall, Llandrindod Wells

Challenging Behaviour in Dementia Course

Thursday 21 May 2015

Welshpool

T'ai Chi Class

Wednesday 27 May 2015

Howey Village Hall, Llandrindod Wells

Singing For The Brain

Monday 1 June 2015

Builth Wells, 1st and 3rd Monday of every month, 2.30 pm - 4.00 pm

T'ai Chi Class

Wednesday 3 June 2015

Howey Village Hall, Llandrindod Wells

T'ai Chi Class

Wednesday 10 June 2015

Howey Village Hall, Llandrindod Wells

Singing For The Brain

Monday 15 June 2015

Builth Wells, 1st and 3rd Monday of every month, 2.30 pm - 4.00 pm

T'ai Chi Class

Wednesday 17 June 2015

Howey Village Hall, Llandrindod Wells

Mental Capacity Act & Best Interest Training

Thursday 18 June 2015

Brecon

PAT for Wellbeing

Tuesday 23 June 2015

A talk about 'Pets as Therapy' - Brecon & District Mind Event.

Citizen Directed Co-operatives Cymru Roadshow 2015

Tuesday 23 June 2015

'A co-operative approach to Direct Payments’. Disability Wales event in Llandrindod Wells

Deprivation of Liberty Safeguarding (DoLS) Training

Wednesday 1 July 2015

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Sunday 26 July 2015

Brecon & District Mind Event

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Llandrindod Wells (half day course)

Challenging Behaviour in Dementia Course

Tuesday 22 September 2015

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Mental Capacity Act & Best Interest Training

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