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

Powys Substance Misuse Bursary Scheme 2016-17

12 September 2016

The Substance Misuse Training Bursary Scheme has funds available for the workforce of Powys who currently work within the field of substance misuse.

events

Basic Computing Course - EVERY MON

Monday 3 October 2016

Ponthafren Association, Newtown

Stress & Anxiety Management Course - 3 x weekly

Monday 3 October 2016

Mid Powys Mind - Knighton

Anger Management Course

Monday 3 October 2016

Ponthafren Association, Newtown

Walking for Health Group

Monday 3 October 2016

Mid Powys Mind, Llandrindod Wells

Appropriate Adult Training

Tuesday 4 October 2016

Newtown

Walk & Talk - Tues afternoons

Tuesday 4 October 2016

Cwm-Ni Iach - Healthy Company, Neath

18-25's Youth Group - EVERY TUES

Tuesday 4 October 2016

Mid Powys Mind, Llandrindod Wells

Bilingualism at Work Course, Carmarthen

Wednesday 5 October 2016

FREE Training for third sector organisations on developing bilingual services

T'ai Chi - 10 week course - EVERY WED

Wednesday 5 October 2016

Mid Powys Mind Event

Assertiveness & Positivity Course - 3 x weekly

Wednesday 5 October 2016

Mid Powys Mind

Men's Sheds - Thurs afternoons

Thursday 6 October 2016

Cwm-Ni Iach - Healthy Company, Neath

Dementia Event - Machynlleth

Thursday 6 October 2016

Ageing Well in Wales Project

Dementia Support Group - EVERY THURS

Thursday 6 October 2016

Mid Powys Mind, Llandrindod Wells

Catch up with a Cuppa - Thurs afternoons

Thursday 6 October 2016

Cwm-Ni Iach - Healthy Company, Neath

Builth Outreach (Mid Powys Mind) - EVERY THURS

Thursday 6 October 2016

Various Activities

Positive Behaviour Management - Refresher Course

Thursday 6 October 2016

Welshpool

ACTivate Your Life (4 weekly classes) - Ystradgynlais

Thursday 6 October 2016

Powys Teaching Health Board

Coffee Moaning! (Ystradgynlais)

Friday 7 October 2016

An opportunity for people to get together and offer constructive criticism about mental health services in Powys

Alzheimer's Charity Evening in Newtown

Friday 7 October 2016

Hog Roast and Entertainment from Dai Robs

Art for Wellbeing

Friday 7 October 2016

Cwm-Ni Iach - Healthy Company, Neath

Food & Mood - workshop for 6 weeks

Friday 7 October 2016

Cwm-Ni Iach - Healthy Company, Neath

Employers Breakfast Event

Monday 10 October 2016

Supporting Mental Health Awareness Day - Brecon & District Mind

Impact Report Launch - World Mental Health Day 2016

Monday 10 October 2016

Samaritans Cymru Event in Cardiff

18-25's Youth Group - EVERY TUES

Tuesday 11 October 2016

Mid Powys Mind, Llandrindod Wells

CFW Health and Wellbeing at Work Event in Cardiff

Thursday 13 October 2016

Promoting positive Mental Health and Wellbeing in the workplace

Lighthouse Healthcare Annual Conference, Crewe

Thursday 13 October 2016

Pathways for Women with Complex Needs

Peerfest 2016 - Shoreditch, London

Thursday 13 October 2016

An annual celebration of peer support practice in England & Wales

Come and Dance with Powys Dance

Friday 14 October 2016

Knighton Community Centre

Embracing Individuality - Mid Powys Mind

Friday 14 October 2016

A group for adults on the autistic spectrum or those who think they might be

Mental Capacity Act and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards Training (Newtown)

Monday 17 October 2016

A course to help you understand the recent changes to the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS)

Mindfulness Course - 10 weeks - EVERY TUES

Tuesday 18 October 2016

Mid Powys Mind Event

18-25's Youth Group - EVERY TUES

Tuesday 18 October 2016

Mid Powys Mind, Llandrindod Wells

Bipolar Group

Monday 24 October 2016

Brecon & District Mind

Depression Busting - 6 week course at Glyneath Training Centre

Tuesday 25 October 2016

Cwm-Ni Iach - Healthy Company

18-25's Youth Group - EVERY TUES

Tuesday 25 October 2016

Mid Powys Mind, Llandrindod Wells

Mindfulness Course - 10 weeks - EVERY TUES

Tuesday 1 November 2016

Mid Powys Mind Event

Radnorshire & Brecknock Local Committee

Tuesday 1 November 2016

Powys Community Health Council

Positive Behaviour Management Course

Wednesday 2 November 2016

Brecon - 3 days

Tackling Ageism Training & Awareness Raising Session

Wednesday 2 November 2016

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

Anger Management Course - 3 x weekly

Wednesday 2 November 2016

Mid Powys Mind

Chy-Sawel Project - Conference, Exeter

Friday 4 November 2016

Today’s Mental Health Crisis – The Time For Change!

Walking for Health Group

Monday 7 November 2016

Mid Powys Mind, Llandrindod Wells

PAVO AGM

Tuesday 8 November 2016

PAVO 2016 Conference and AGM

Positive Behaviour Management Course

Wednesday 9 November 2016

Welshpool - 3 days

Embracing Individuality - Mid Powys Mind

Friday 11 November 2016

A group for adults on the autistic spectrum or those who think they might be

Montgomeryshire Local Committee Meeting - Newtown

Monday 14 November 2016

Powys Community Health Council

Powys Wellbeing of Future Generations Event

Tuesday 15 November 2016

Stakeholder Days 15th & 16th November

THRIVE - Recovery & Self-Management Course - 5 x weekly

Thursday 17 November 2016

Mid Powys Mind

Come and Dance with Powys Dance

Friday 18 November 2016

Knighton Community Centre

Executive Committee Meeting - Powys Community Health Council

Tuesday 22 November 2016

Llandrindod Wells

Stress & Anxiety Management Course - 3 x weekly

Wednesday 23 November 2016

Mid Powys Mind, Llandrindod Wells

Positive Behaviour Management - Refresher Course

Friday 25 November 2016

Brecon

DoLS (Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards) training

Monday 5 December 2016

A free training session in Llandrindod Wells

Walking for Health Group

Monday 5 December 2016

Mid Powys Mind, Llandrindod Wells

Mental Health Awareness Course

Tuesday 6 December 2016

Mid Powys Mind

Public Services working in partnership for better health and wellbeing

Wednesday 7 December 2016

Seminar in Cardiff

Full Council Meeting - Community Health Council

Wednesday 14 December 2016

Llandrindod Wells

Positive Behaviour Management - Refresher Course

Thursday 12 January 2017

Welshpool

Positive Behaviour Management Course

Wednesday 1 February 2017

Brecon - 3 days

DoLS (Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards) Legal Update

Tuesday 7 February 2017

Annual Refresher Training in Llandrindod Wells

Mental Health First Aid Course

Saturday 11 February 2017

Cwm-Ni Iach - Healthy Company, Neath

Positive Behaviour Management Course

Wednesday 15 February 2017

Welshpool - 3 days

Mental Health First Aid Course

Saturday 18 February 2017

Cwm-Ni Iach - Healthy Company, Neath

Appropriate Adult Training

Monday 20 February 2017

Brecon

DoLS (Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards) training

Monday 6 March 2017

A free training session in Newtown

Positive Behaviour Management - Refresher Course

Thursday 16 March 2017

Welshpool

Asylum: Action and Reaction conference

Wednesday 28 June 2017

A conference in Manchester to celebrate 30 years of Asylum magazine
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