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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latest news

New patron for Ponthafren - Dr Rowan Williams

Monday 23 February 2015

The mental health charity in Newtown tells us more about the appointment of Dr Rowan Williams as its new patron.

events

Singing for the Brain

Monday 2 March 2015

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

Peer-Led Walking Group

Monday 2 March 2015

Ponthafren's Welshpool Outreach

Tea, Chat & Activities in Brecon

Tuesday 3 March 2015

Alzheimer's Society Event

Peer-Led Walking Group

Thursday 5 March 2015

Ponthafren's Welshpool Outreach

Deprivation of Liberty Safeguarding (DoLS) Training

Thursday 5 March 2015

Newtown (1/2 day course)

Peer-Led Walking Group

Monday 9 March 2015

Ponthafren's Welshpool Outreach

An Evening with Kirsty Williams

Monday 9 March 2015

Brecon & District Mind Event

Train the Trainer - 2 day course

Tuesday 10 March 2015

Dementia Awareness & Challenging Behaviour

Tea, Chat & Activities in Brecon

Tuesday 10 March 2015

Alzheimer's Society Event

Mental Health Awareness Training

Wednesday 11 March 2015

Brecon

Peer-Supported Open Dialogue (POD) Conference

Wednesday 11 March 2015

North East London NHS Foundation Trust

Mid Wales Rural Healthcare Conference

Thursday 12 March 2015

Dolfor, Newtown

Thinking Ahead - Welsh & Mental Health in the Third Sector

Thursday 12 March 2015

A seminar to share good practice and plan ahead

Peer-Led Walking Group

Thursday 12 March 2015

Ponthafren's Welshpool Outreach

Neurological Conditions Information & Advice Day

Friday 13 March 2015

A drop-in information event in Newtown for people with, or caring for, someone with a neurological condition.

Coffee Morning & Afternoon Tea

Friday 13 March 2015

Ponthafren's Welshpool Outreach

Mental Health Awareness Course (half day)

Monday 16 March 2015

Diverse Cymru Training - Cardiff

Reducing Stress & Increasing Emotional Resilience (1 day course)

Monday 16 March 2015

Diverse Cymru Training - Cardiff

Singing for the Brain

Monday 16 March 2015

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

Peer-Led Walking Group

Monday 16 March 2015

Ponthafren's Welshpool Outreach

Deprivation of Liberty Safeguarding (DoLS) Training

Tuesday 17 March 2015

Brecon (1/2 day course)

Personality Disorders Training

Tuesday 17 March 2015

Llandrindod Wells

Tea, Chat & Activities in Brecon

Tuesday 17 March 2015

Alzheimer's Society Event

DBS Information Session for Social Care Organisations

Wednesday 18 March 2015

Social Care in Partnerships in Wales Event, Newtown

Peer-Led Walking Group

Thursday 19 March 2015

Ponthafren's Welshpool Outreach

Mental Health First Aid Training (2 day course)

Monday 23 March 2015

Diverse Cymru Training - Ebbw Vale

Peer-Led Walking Group

Monday 23 March 2015

Ponthafren's Welshpool Outreach

Challenging Behaviour in Dementia Course

Tuesday 24 March 2015

Llandrindod Wells

Tea, Chat & Activities in Brecon

Tuesday 24 March 2015

Alzheimer's Society Event

PAVO Health and Social Care Network Meeting

Wednesday 25 March 2015

PAVO Offices, Llandrindod Wells

Canal Boat Trip

Thursday 26 March 2015

Ponthafren's Welshpool Outreach

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

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

Concert in Talgarth

Saturday 11 April 2015

Brecon & District Mind Event

Peer-Led Walking Group

Monday 13 April 2015

Ponthafren's Welshpool Outreach

Peer-Led Walking Group

Thursday 16 April 2015

Ponthafren's Welshpool Outreach

Singing For The Brain

Monday 20 April 2015

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

Peer-Led Walking Group

Monday 20 April 2015

Ponthafren's Welshpool Outreach

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!

Peer-Led Walking Group

Monday 27 April 2015

Ponthafren's Welshpool Outreach

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

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

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

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

Singing For The Brain

Monday 1 June 2015

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

Singing For The Brain

Monday 15 June 2015

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

PAT for Wellbeing

Tuesday 23 June 2015

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

Walk to the top of 'The Crug'

Sunday 26 July 2015

Brecon & District Mind Event