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

You can download the DIY Futures End of Project Evaluation 2014 here

Steering group minutes

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

December 2011

 

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latest news

Two new PAVO job vacancies in our Health team

28 June 2016

Health & Social Care Engagement Officer & Third Sector Broker North Powys

events

Anger management course

Thursday 30 June 2016

A wellness workshop with Ponthafren Association in Welshpool

Working together to make your community dementia friendly

Tuesday 5 July 2016

An Alzheimers Society and Ageing Well in Wales event in Machynlleth

Brain training

Wednesday 6 July 2016

A one day course at Mid Powys Mind

WCVA Volunteering conference

Thursday 7 July 2016

The annual Wales Council for Voluntary Action conference in Cardiff.

Resilience course

Thursday 7 July 2016

A wellness workshop with Ponthafren Association in Welshpool

ACTivate your Life 4 week course

Monday 11 July 2016

4 weekly sessions in South Powys to Get wise to your mind

Mental Capacity Act and Best Interest training

Wednesday 13 July 2016

A one day course in Llandrindod Wells

All Wales Participation Network

Thursday 14 July 2016

A free Participation Cymru event in Llandrindod Wells

Mental Health First Aid training

Thursday 14 July 2016 to Friday 15 July 2016

A 2 day course in Newtown

Mental Health First Aid training

Monday 18 July 2016 to Tuesday 19 July 2016

A 2 day course in Welshpool

Your chance to meet the Future Generations Commissioner

Wednesday 20 July 2016

An opportunity to air the big issues for you and your community

Dementia Friends Champion Induction training

Thursday 28 July 2016

A free training session in Newtown

Tea on Top of The Crug in the Brecon Beacons

Sunday 31 July 2016

A Friends of Brecon & District Mind event

ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills) Training

Wednesday 24 August 2016

Skills building 2 day workshop

DoLS (Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards) training

Thursday 8 September 2016

A free training session in Brecon

Mental Health Capacity and Best Interest training

Friday 9 September 2016

A one day course in Brecon

Saving lives: Understanding the links between alcohol and suicide

Thursday 22 September 2016

An Alcohol Concern Cymru conference in Swansea

Tackling Ageism Training & Awareness Raising Session

Wednesday 2 November 2016

A free workshop in Builth Wells from the Older People's Commissioner for Wales

DoLS (Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards) training

Monday 5 December 2016

A free training session in Llandrindod Wells

DoLS (Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards) training

Monday 6 March 2017

A free training session in Newtown
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