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

Talk to me 2: suicide prevention plan launched

Thursday 23 July 2015

People who are vulnerable to suicide and people who self harm will be offered greater levels of support as part of a new five-year plan to reduce suicide and self harm in Wales.

events

Mid Powys Mind Quiz Night

Thursday 30 July 2015

Ridgebourne Inn, Llandrindod Wells

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?

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

Family Anonymous Group

Tuesday 11 August 2015

Middletown, Welshpool

Dementia Supportive Communities

Wednesday 12 August 2015

Interested in making your community dementia friendly? Then come along to this event in Newport

Free Respite for Carers

Thursday 13 August 2015

Group sessions with trained counsellors in Knighton

What's On Your Plate?

Wednesday 19 August 2015

Ponthafren's Welshpool Outreach

Family Anonymous Group

Tuesday 25 August 2015

Middletown, Welshpool

Free Respite for Carers

Thursday 27 August 2015

Group sessions with trained counsellors in Machynlleth

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.

Drugs & Alcohol Today London 2015

Thursday 3 September 2015

An event to investigate the impact of drugs and alcohol on mental health

Life Story Work Dementia Training

Thursday 3 September 2015

Brecon

Domestic Abuse Awareness Training

Friday 4 September 2015

Llandrindod Wells

Alzheimer's Society - Memory Walk

Sunday 6 September 2015

Tredegar

The Hayday Cafe

Monday 7 September 2015

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

Family Anonymous Group

Tuesday 8 September 2015

Middletown, Welshpool

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

More Harm Than Good:Confronting the Psychiatric Medication Epidemic

Friday 18 September 2015

Conference in London

Challenging Behaviour in Dementia Course

Tuesday 22 September 2015

Llandrindod Wells

Family Anonymous Group

Tuesday 22 September 2015

Middletown, Welshpool

Appropriate Adult Training

Tuesday 22 September 2015

Half day course in Newtown

Foraging in the Elan Valley

Wednesday 23 September 2015

Mid Powys Mind event

Life Story Work Dementia Training

Thursday 24 September 2015

Newtown

Adult Protection Financial Abuse Awareness Course

Thursday 24 September 2015

Brecon

Pilates Taster Session

Monday 28 September 2015

Brecon

Zumba Gold Taster Session

Monday 28 September 2015

Brecon

Mindfulness Course (Mid Powys Mind)

Tuesday 29 September 2015

Crossgates, Llandrindod Wells

Bushcraft in the Elan Valley

Wednesday 30 September 2015

Mid Powys Mind event

Children Who Self Harm

Wednesday 30 September 2015

Course in Brecon

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

Instant Calmer Course (half day)

Wednesday 7 October 2015

Mid Powys Mind

Mindfulness Course (Mid Powys Mind)

Tuesday 13 October 2015

Crossgates, Llandrindod Wells

Family Anonymous Group

Tuesday 13 October 2015

Middletown, Welshpool

Challenging Behaviour in Dementia Course

Wednesday 14 October 2015

Brecon

Adult Protection Awareness Course - New Staff

Wednesday 14 October 2015

Newtown

Instant Calmer Course (half day)

Wednesday 14 October 2015

Mid Powys Mind

Mental Capacity Act & Best Interest Training

Thursday 15 October 2015

Newtown

Mindfulness Course (Mid Powys Mind)

Tuesday 20 October 2015

Crossgates, Llandrindod Wells

Instant Calmer Course (half day)

Wednesday 21 October 2015

Mid Powys Mind

'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

Tuesday 27 October 2015

Middletown, 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

Anger Management Course in Llandrindod Wells

Wednesday 4 November 2015

Mid Powys Mind

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

Anger Management Course in Llandrindod Wells

Wednesday 11 November 2015

Mid Powys Mind

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)

Powys Annual Tobacco Control Conference 2015

Tuesday 17 November 2015

Llandrindod Wells

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

Anger Management Course in Llandrindod Wells

Wednesday 18 November 2015

Mid Powys Mind

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 (2 day course)

Wednesday 25 November 2015

Knighton (Mid Powys Mind)

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

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

Adult Protection Awareness Course - New Staff

Tuesday 15 March 2016

Brecon

Adult Protection Financial Abuse Awareness Course

Wednesday 16 March 2016

Llandrindod Wells

Mental Capacity Act & Best Interest Training

Thursday 17 March 2016

Llandrindod Wells

Adult Protection Awareness Course - New Staff

Tuesday 22 March 2016

Llandrindod Wells