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

Y Hafan – new female mental health service in Welshpool

Wednesday 26 August 2015

Phoenix House, a private mental health hospital in Welshpool, now provides specialist mental health services for women in a complementary new female annex.

events

Jam Session

Monday 31 August 2015

Ponthafren

Tea, Chat & Activities in Brecon (every Tuesday)

Tuesday 1 September 2015

Dementia Friendly Event

What's on your Plate?

Wednesday 2 September 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.

All Wales Mindfulness Practitioners Network Day

Thursday 3 September 2015

Cardiff

Cook and Share Lunch

Thursday 3 September 2015

Builth Wells Community Group (Mid Powys Mind)

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

Art Group (every Thursday)

Thursday 3 September 2015

Ponthafren's Welshpool Outreach

Cook and Share Lunch

Friday 4 September 2015

Knighton Community Group (Mid Powys Mind)

Domestic Abuse Awareness Training

Friday 4 September 2015

Llandrindod Wells

Alzheimer's Society - Memory Walk

Sunday 6 September 2015

Tredegar

Tai Chi Classes (every Monday)

Monday 7 September 2015

Llandrindod Wells

Walking for Health Group

Monday 7 September 2015

Mid Powys Mind

The Hayday Cafe

Monday 7 September 2015

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

CAMAD Pathways Project drop-in sessions (every Monday)

Monday 7 September 2015

Machynlleth

Knit & Natter (every Monday)

Monday 7 September 2015

Ponthafren's Welshpool Outreach

Brecon Singing for Life (every Monday)

Monday 7 September 2015

A music session for people with dementia/memory loss and their carers

Music & Memories in Machynlleth (every Tuesday)

Tuesday 8 September 2015

Alzheimer's Society Event

Family Anonymous Group

Tuesday 8 September 2015

Middletown, Welshpool

Critical Mental Health Nurses' Network Event

Wednesday 9 September 2015

Birmingham City University

Colour Therapy Talk

Thursday 10 September 2015

Builth Wells Community Group (Mid Powys Mind)

Deprivation of Liberty Safeguarding (DoLS) Training

Thursday 10 September 2015

Llandrindod Wells (half day course)

Cross Stitch Sampler

Friday 11 September 2015

Knighton Community Group ( Mid Powys Mind)

Mid Powys Mind - Annual General Meeting

Monday 14 September 2015

Llandrindod Wells

Mindfulness Course (Mid Powys Mind)

Tuesday 15 September 2015

Crossgates, Llandrindod Wells

What's on your Plate?

Wednesday 16 September 2015

Ponthafren's Welshpool Outreach

DoLS (Deprivation of Liberty Safeguarding) Legal Update

Wednesday 16 September 2015

Annual Refresher - Newtown

Decoupage

Thursday 17 September 2015

Builth Wells Community Group (Mid Powys Mind)

Adult Protection Awareness Course - New Staff

Thursday 17 September 2015

Llandrindod Wells

Character Hats? Hats with Character!

Friday 18 September 2015

Knighton Community Group (Mid Powys Mind)

More Harm Than Good:Confronting the Psychiatric Medication Epidemic

Friday 18 September 2015

Conference in London

Hate Crime Awareness Training

Monday 21 September 2015

Two FREE training sessions in Llandrindod Wells

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

Talk on Foraging for Fungi and the benefits

Thursday 24 September 2015

Builth Wells Community Group (Mid Powys Mind)

Life Story Work Dementia Training

Thursday 24 September 2015

Newtown

Adult Protection Financial Abuse Awareness Course

Thursday 24 September 2015

Brecon

Flower Arranging & Programme Planning

Friday 25 September 2015

Knighton Community Group (Mid Powys Mind)

Pilates Taster Session

Monday 28 September 2015

Brecon

Zumba Gold Taster Session

Monday 28 September 2015

Brecon

Memories & Music in Bronllys

Monday 28 September 2015

A memories and music session for people with dementia / memory loss and their carers

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

Art Group (every Thursday)

Thursday 1 October 2015

Ponthafren's Welshpool Outreach

Tai Chi Classes (every Monday)

Monday 5 October 2015

Llandrindod Wells

Walking for Health Group

Monday 5 October 2015

Mid Powys Mind

Jam Session

Monday 5 October 2015

Ponthafren

The Hayday Cafe

Monday 5 October 2015

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

CAMAD Pathways Project drop-in-sessions (every Monday)

Monday 5 October 2015

Machynlleth

Knit & Natter (every Monday)

Monday 5 October 2015

Ponthafren's Welshpool Outreach

Mindfulness Course (Mid Powys Mind)

Tuesday 6 October 2015

Crossgates, Llandrindod Wells

What's on your Plate?

Wednesday 7 October 2015

Ponthafren's Welshpool Outreach

Stress & Anxiety Management Course (half day)

Wednesday 7 October 2015

Mid Powys Mind

Creative Steps to Building Self-Confidence Course (5 weeks)

Friday 9 October 2015

Mid Powys Mind Event

Music & Memories in Bronllys

Monday 12 October 2015

A memories and music session for people with dementia / memory loss and their carers

Having a Laugh - Comedy Worshop

Tuesday 13 October 2015

Mid Powys Mind Event

Mindfulness Course (Mid Powys Mind)

Tuesday 13 October 2015

Crossgates, Llandrindod Wells

Music & Memories in Machynlleth (every Tuesday)

Tuesday 13 October 2015

Alzheimer's Society Event

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

Stress & Anxiety Management Course (half day)

Wednesday 14 October 2015

Mid Powys Mind

Having a Laugh - Comedy Workshop

Thursday 15 October 2015

Mid Powys Mind Event in Builth Wells

Mental Capacity Act & Best Interest Training

Thursday 15 October 2015

Newtown

Having a Laugh - Comedy Worskhop

Friday 16 October 2015

Mid Powys Mind Event in Knighton

Mindfulness Course (Mid Powys Mind)

Tuesday 20 October 2015

Crossgates, Llandrindod Wells

What's on your Plate?

Wednesday 21 October 2015

Ponthafren's Welshpool Outreach

Stress & Anxiety Management 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

Music & Memories in Machynlleth

Tuesday 3 November 2015

Alzheimer's Society Event

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

Music & Memories in Machynlleth

Tuesday 10 November 2015

Alzheimer's Society Event

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)

Music & Memories in Machynlleth

Tuesday 17 November 2015

Alzheimer's Society Event

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