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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Thursday 11 February 2016

An innovative and fun way of raising funds for local groups.

events

Anxiety Support Group

Tuesday 16 February 2016

A group run by Brecon & District Mind

T'ai Chi course - 10 weeks on WEDS

Wednesday 17 February 2016

Run by Mid Powys Mind in Howey near Llandrindod Wells

Health & Social Care Services for Older People in Llanidloes

Thursday 18 February 2016

An opportunity to find out more about the future of these services

Crimes against older people research

Monday 22 February 2016

Have your say at an event in Llandrindod Wells organised by Diverse Cymru

Focus group - neurological conditions

Wednesday 24 February 2016

Run by the Wales Neurological Alliance on behalf of Public Health Wales

Dementia Friends Session at Mid Powys Mind

Wednesday 24 February 2016

At the Resource Centre in Llandrindod Wells

ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills) Training

Wednesday 24 February 2016

Skills building 2 day workshop

Autistic Spectrum Disorder Information Day for Parent, Carers & Professionals in Powys

Thursday 25 February 2016

A free training day in Newtown

Open Dialogue workshop - Pontypridd, South Wales

Thursday 25 February 2016 to Friday 26 February 2016

A 2 day workshop introducing the Open Dialogue approach

Recovery & Thrive course

Monday 29 February 2016

A new 4 week course at Mid Powys Mind

Tea, chat & activities in Brecon - EVERY TUES

Tuesday 1 March 2016

A dementia friendly event

Quiz night at The Smithfield Bell for Ponthafren Welshpool Outreach

Wednesday 2 March 2016

Come along and join in the fun whilst raising money for Ponthafren!

Dementia Support Service - Mid Powys Mind - EVERY THURSDAY

Thursday 3 March 2016

A regular weekly meet-up for those with dementia and their carers

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

Brecon Singing for Life - EVERY MON

Monday 7 March 2016

A dementia friendly event

Chronic condition information update day

Wednesday 9 March 2016

An event organised by Powys teaching Health Board

Brecon Meeting Centre Pioneer Workshop

Thursday 10 March 2016

Find out more about an innovative way to support people with dementia

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

Anxiety Support Group

Tuesday 15 March 2016

A group run by Brecon & District Mind

Challenging Behaviour in Dementia Course

Tuesday 15 March 2016

Llandrindod Wells

Adult Protection Awareness Course - New Staff

Tuesday 15 March 2016

Brecon

Adult Protection Financial Abuse Awareness Course

Wednesday 16 March 2016

Llandrindod Wells

Personal Relationships & Sexuality Course in Newtown

Wednesday 16 March 2016

Learning Disability Wales

Mental Capacity Act & Best Interest Training

Thursday 17 March 2016

Llandrindod Wells

Adult Protection Awareness Course - New Staff

Tuesday 22 March 2016

Llandrindod Wells

Brecon Singing for Life - EVERY MON

Monday 4 April 2016

A dementia friendly event

Tea, chat & activities in Brecon - EVERY TUES

Tuesday 5 April 2016

A dementia friendly event

Assertiveness course

Wednesday 6 April 2016

A 3 day course at Mid Powys Mind in Llandrindod Wells

2nd Annual Conference on Peer-Supported Open Dialogue

Monday 25 April 2016

London conference for staff and those using services with an interest in Open Dialogue.

Mental Health First Aid course (2 days)

Thursday 28 April 2016 to Friday 29 April 2016

A training course run by Mid Powys Mind in Howey, near Llandrindod Wells

Brecon Singing for Life - EVERY MON

Monday 2 May 2016

A dementia friendly event

Tea, chat & activities in Brecon - EVERY TUES

Tuesday 3 May 2016

A dementia friendly event

Stress & Anxiety Management (3 days)

Wednesday 11 May 2016

A course run by Mid Powys Mind in Llandrindod Wells.

ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills) Training

Tuesday 24 May 2016

Skills building 2 day workshop

Recovery & Thrive course

Monday 6 June 2016

A new 4 week course at Mid Powys Mind

Brecon Singing for Life - EVERY MON

Monday 6 June 2016

A dementia friendly event

Tea, chat & activities in Brecon - EVERY TUES

Tuesday 7 June 2016

A dementia friendly event

Brain training

Wednesday 6 July 2016

A one day course at Mid Powys Mind

ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills) Training

Wednesday 24 August 2016

Skills building 2 day workshop