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

Brecon & District Mind Volunteer Co-ordinator vacancy

Tuesday 30 June 2015

A new role for someone with experience of mental health issues, who enjoys working with people and being outdoors.

events

Brecon Singing for Life - Music and Memories - every Monday

Monday 6 July 2015 to Tuesday 7 July 2015

Do you have memory problems? Do you live with or care for someone with memory problems? Would you like to sing new and old songs with other people in a similar position?

Family Anonymous Group - every Monday

Monday 6 July 2015

Ponthafren, Welshpool

The Hayday Cafe

Monday 6 July 2015

The place for people with a dementia and those who look after them

Mental Health First Aid - Adults

Monday 6 July 2015

Training in Brecon (day 1)

Walking for Health Group

Monday 6 July 2015

Mid Powys Mind

Choose Day Group Welshpool - every Tuesday morning

Tuesday 7 July 2015

Tuesday mornings between 10.00-12.00 in the St Winifred's Catholic Church Parish rooms, Raven Street, Welshpool

2-day Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training Workshop (ASIST)

Tuesday 7 July 2015

Cardiff - 7 & 8 July Course participant fee £125 +VAT

Adult Protection Awareness Course - New Staff

Tuesday 7 July 2015

Ystradgynlais

Tea, Chat & Activities in Brecon (every Tuesday)

Tuesday 7 July 2015

Alzheimer's Society

Craft Group (every Tuesday)

Tuesday 7 July 2015

Mid Powys Mind

Creative Writing Group

Tuesday 7 July 2015

Mid Powys Mind

Mental Health First Aid - Adults

Tuesday 7 July 2015

Training in Brecon (day 2)

DIARY MARKER - 8 July - Health & Social Care Network Event

Wednesday 8 July 2015

The Subud Centre, Canal Walk, Brecon LD3 7HH 10.00 am - 2.00 pm

Experiencing Dementia - FREE 1 day course in Brecon

Wednesday 8 July 2015

9.30- 4.30 (max trainees - 20) - FREE places offered Brecon & Swansea Diocesan Centre, The Cathedral, Cathedral Close, Brecon, LD3 9DP

Substance Misuse in Older People

Wednesday 8 July 2015

Training Course in Welshpool

Alcohol Brief Intervention

Wednesday 8 July 2015

Training Course in Welshpool

Compassionate Communication - FREE 1 day course in Brecon

Thursday 9 July 2015

9.30- 4.30 (max trainees - 20) - FREE places offered Brecon & Swansea Diocesan Centre, The Cathedral, Cathedral Close, Brecon, LD3 9DP

WCVA Volunteering Conference 2015

Thursday 9 July 2015

Llanrwst, North Wales

Informal Social Group in Builth Wells

Thursday 9 July 2015

Mid Powys Mind (2nd, 3rd & 4th Tuesday of the month)

Informal Social Group in Knighton

Friday 10 July 2015

Mid Powys Mind (2nd, 3rd & 4th Friday)

Experiencing Dementia - FREE 1 day course in Newtown

Monday 13 July 2015

9.30- 4.30 (max trainees - 20) - FREE places offered NPTC, Coleg Powys, Llanidloes Road, Newtown SY16 4HU

Brecon Mental Health Carers Group

Monday 13 July 2015

A group set up for carers in Brecon and District who are supporting people experiencing mental distress.

Compassionate Communication - FREE 1 day course in Newtown

Tuesday 14 July 2015

9.30- 4.30 (max trainees - 20) - FREE places offered NPTC, Coleg Powys, Llanidloes Road, Newtown SY16 4HU

What's On Your Plate?

Wednesday 15 July 2015

Ponthafren's Welshpool Outreach

Mid Powys Mind AGM

Wednesday 15 July 2015

Llandrindod Wells

'All Together Now' - Hafal Roadshow

Wednesday 22 July 2015

Royal Welsh Showground, Builth Wells

Summer Open Day

Saturday 25 July 2015

Ponthafren's Welshpool Outreach

Walk to the top of 'The Crug'

Sunday 26 July 2015

Brecon & District Mind's annual Tea on Top walk

DoLS (Deprivation of Liberty Safeguarding) Legal Update

Tuesday 28 July 2015

Annual Refresher - Brecon

Cultural Diversity in Assessment & Care Management

Thursday 30 July 2015

One day course in Llandrindod Wells

Brecon Singing for Life - Music and Memories - every Monday

Monday 3 August 2015

Do you have memory problems? Do you live with or care for someone with memory problems? Would you like to sing new and old songs with other people in a similar position?

Family Anonymous Group - every Monday

Monday 3 August 2015

Ponthafren, Welshpool

The Hayday Cafe

Monday 3 August 2015

The place for people with a dementia and those who look after them

Choose Day Group Welshpool - every Tuesday morning

Tuesday 4 August 2015

Tuesday mornings between 10.00-12.00 in the St Winifred's Catholic Church Parish rooms, Raven Street, Welshpool

Tea, Chat & Activities in Brecon (every Tuesday)

Tuesday 4 August 2015

Alzheimer's Society

What's On Your Plate?

Wednesday 5 August 2015

Ponthafren's Welshpool Outreach

What's On Your Plate?

Wednesday 19 August 2015

Ponthafren's Welshpool Outreach

Alcohol Brief Intervention

Wednesday 2 September 2015

Training Course in Brecon

Understanding dementia: a Welsh perspective

Thursday 3 September 2015

An opportunity to find out more about current and developing dementia services across Wales.

Domestic Abuse Awareness Training

Friday 4 September 2015

Llandrindod Wells

Family Anonymous Group - every Monday

Monday 7 September 2015

Ponthafren, Welshpool

The Hayday Cafe

Monday 7 September 2015

The place for people with a dementia and those who look after them

Deprivation of Liberty Safeguarding (DoLS) Training

Thursday 10 September 2015

Llandrindod Wells (half day course)

Mindfulness Course (Mid Powys Mind)

Tuesday 15 September 2015

Crossgates, Llandrindod Wells

DoLS (Deprivation of Liberty Safeguarding) Legal Update

Wednesday 16 September 2015

Annual Refresher - Newtown

Adult Protection Awareness Course - New Staff

Thursday 17 September 2015

Llandrindod Wells

Challenging Behaviour in Dementia Course

Tuesday 22 September 2015

Llandrindod Wells

Appropriate Adult Training

Tuesday 22 September 2015

Half day course in Newtown

Adult Protection Financial Abuse Awareness Course

Thursday 24 September 2015

Brecon

Mindfulness Course (Mid Powys Mind)

Tuesday 29 September 2015

Crossgates, Llandrindod Wells

Children Who Self Harm

Wednesday 30 September 2015

Course in Brecon

Family Anonymous Group - every Monday

Monday 5 October 2015

Ponthafren, Welshpool

The Hayday Cafe

Monday 5 October 2015

The place for people with a dementia and those who look after them

Mindfulness Course (Mid Powys Mind)

Tuesday 6 October 2015

Crossgates, Llandrindod Wells

Mindfulness Course (Mid Powys Mind)

Tuesday 13 October 2015

Crossgates, Llandrindod Wells

Challenging Behaviour in Dementia Course

Wednesday 14 October 2015

Brecon

Adult Protection Awareness Course - New Staff

Wednesday 14 October 2015

Newtown

Mental Capacity Act & Best Interest Training

Thursday 15 October 2015

Newtown

Mindfulness Course (Mid Powys Mind)

Tuesday 20 October 2015

Crossgates, Llandrindod Wells

'Legal Highs' or New Psychoactive Substance (NPS)

Friday 23 October 2015

Course in Llandrindod Wells

Mindfulness Course (Mid Powys Mind)

Tuesday 27 October 2015

Crossgates, Llandrindod Wells

Family Anonymous Group - every Monday

Monday 2 November 2015

Ponthafren, Welshpool

The Hayday Cafe

Monday 2 November 2015

The place for people with a dementia and those who look after them

Mindfulness Course (Mid Powys Mind)

Tuesday 3 November 2015

Crossgates, Llandrindod Wells

DoLS (Deprivation of Liberty Safeguarding) Legal Update

Tuesday 3 November 2015

Annual Refresher - Llandrindod Wells

Naloxone & Overdose Awareness

Wednesday 4 November 2015

Course in Llandrindod Wells

Introduction to Safer Injecting and Needle Exchange

Wednesday 4 November 2015

Course in Llandrindod Wells

Mindfulness Course (Mid Powys Mind)

Tuesday 10 November 2015

Crossgates, Llandrindod Wells

Domestic Abuse Awareness Training

Tuesday 10 November 2015

Welshpool

Deprivation of Liberty Safeguarding (DoLS) Awareness

Tuesday 10 November 2015

Training in Brecon

Mental Health First Aid (Children & Young People)

Monday 16 November 2015

Training Course in Llandrindod Wells (day 1)

Mental Health First Aid - Adults

Monday 16 November 2015

Training in Llandrindod Wells (day 1)

Mindfulness Course (Mid Powys Mind)

Tuesday 17 November 2015

Crossgates, Llandrindod Wells

Mental Health First Aid (Children & Young People)

Tuesday 17 November 2015

Course in Llandrindod Wells (day 2)

Mental Health First Aid - Adults

Tuesday 17 November 2015

Training in Llandrindod Wells (day 2)

Substance Misuse in Older People

Wednesday 18 November 2015

Training Course in Newtown

Alcohol Brief Intervention

Wednesday 18 November 2015

Training Course in Newtown

Substance Misuse Level 1 Training

Tuesday 24 November 2015

Llandrindod Wells

Mindfulness Course (Mid Powys Mind)

Tuesday 24 November 2015

Crossgates, Llandrindod Wells

Children Who Self Harm

Tuesday 24 November 2015

Course in Llandrindod Wells

Mental Health First Aid - Adults

Tuesday 24 November 2015

Training in Newtown (day 1)

Adult Protection Awareness Course - New Staff

Wednesday 25 November 2015

Brecon

Mental Health First Aid - Adults

Wednesday 25 November 2015

Training in Newtown (day 2)

Outcomes Based Care Planning & Person Centred Active Support

Wednesday 2 December 2015

Training in Newtown

Family Anonymous Group - every Monday

Monday 7 December 2015

Ponthafren, Welshpool

The Hayday Cafe

Monday 7 December 2015

The place for people with a dementia and those who look after them

Adult Protection Awareness Course - New Staff

Wednesday 9 December 2015

Llandrindod Wells

Deprivation of Liberty Safeguarding (DoLS) Awareness

Wednesday 13 January 2016

Training in Newtown

Eating Disorders

Wednesday 20 January 2016

Course in Welshpool

Alcohol Brief Intervention

Thursday 21 January 2016

Training Course in Brecon

Challenging Behaviour in Dementia Course

Thursday 28 January 2016

Newtown

Mental Health First Aid - Adults

Thursday 28 January 2016

Training in Llandrindod Wells (day 1)

Mental Health First Aid - Adults

Friday 29 January 2016

Training in Llandrindod Wells (day 2)

Adult Protection Awareness Course - New Staff

Wednesday 3 February 2016

Welshpool

Substance Misuse Level 2 Training

Tuesday 9 February 2016

Llandrindod Wells

Deprivation of Liberty Safeguarding (DoLS) Awareness

Thursday 3 March 2016

Training in Llandrindod Wells

'Legal Highs' or New Psychoactive Substance (NPS)

Friday 4 March 2016

Course in Brecon

Alcohol Brief Intervention

Thursday 10 March 2016

Training Course in Llandrindod Wells

Substance Misuse in Older People

Thursday 10 March 2016

Training Course in Llandrindod Wells

Challenging Behaviour in Dementia Course

Tuesday 15 March 2016

Llandrindod Wells