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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The Royal College of Emergency Medicine - Patients in Police custody

Thursday 21 May 2015

The Royal College of Emergency Medicine has produced new best practice guidelines for patients brought to hospital by the police.

events

Tea, Chat & Activities in Brecon

Tuesday 26 May 2015

Dementia Friendly Event

Substance Misuse in Older People

Wednesday 27 May 2015

Training Course in Llandrindod Wells

Alcohol Brief Intervention

Wednesday 27 May 2015

Training Course in Llandrindod Wells

T'ai Chi Class

Wednesday 27 May 2015

Howey Village Hall, Llandrindod Wells

YAPS: Meet the Mentors

Monday 1 June 2015

Find out more about the Young Adults Peer Support project run by Ponthafren Association in North Powys.

Singing For The Brain

Monday 1 June 2015

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

The Hayday Cafe

Monday 1 June 2015

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

Walking for Health Group (Mid Powys MIND)

Monday 1 June 2015

Elan Valley

Naloxone & Overdose Awareness

Tuesday 2 June 2015

Course in LLandrindod Wells

Tea, Chat & Activities in Brecon (every Tuesday)

Tuesday 2 June 2015

Alzheimer's Society

Introduction to Safer Injecting and Needle Exchange

Tuesday 2 June 2015

Course in Llandrindod Wells

T'ai Chi Class

Wednesday 3 June 2015

Howey Village Hall, Llandrindod Wells

Confidence & Assertiveness

Friday 5 June 2015

Brecon & District Mind - 5 week course

Ponthafren's Big Lunch

Sunday 7 June 2015

Newtown

PMHA Coffee Morning

Monday 8 June 2015

Ponthafren, Welshpool

Appropriate Adult Training

Tuesday 9 June 2015

Half day course in Brecon

Outcomes Based Care Planning & Person Centred Active Support

Wednesday 10 June 2015

Training in Brecon

T'ai Chi Class

Wednesday 10 June 2015

Howey Village Hall, Llandrindod Wells

Member's Day (Mid Powys MIND)

Friday 12 June 2015

Howey, Llandrindod Wells

Singing For The Brain

Monday 15 June 2015

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

T'ai Chi Class

Wednesday 17 June 2015

Howey Village Hall, Llandrindod Wells

Power to Local People in Practice

Wednesday 17 June 2015

Course in Llandrindod Wells

Mental Capacity Act & Best Interest Training

Thursday 18 June 2015

Brecon

Finding Frank

Thursday 18 June 2015

Play at the Globe Theatre, Hay-on-Wye

Finding Frank

Friday 19 June 2015

Play at the Globe Theatre, Hay-on-Wye

Finding Frank

Saturday 20 June 2015

Play at the Globe Theatre, Hay-on-Wye

PAT for Wellbeing

Tuesday 23 June 2015

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

Citizen Directed Co-operatives Cymru Roadshow 2015

Tuesday 23 June 2015

'A co-operative approach to Direct Payments’. Disability Wales event in Llandrindod Wells

Life Story - Dementia

Thursday 25 June 2015

One day course in Llandrindod Wells

Substance Misuse Level 2 Training

Tuesday 30 June 2015

Newtown

Deprivation of Liberty Safeguarding (DoLS) Training

Wednesday 1 July 2015

Welshpool (half day course)

Domestic Abuse Awareness Training

Thursday 2 July 2015

Newtown

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)

Tea, Chat & Activities in Brecon (every Tuesday)

Tuesday 7 July 2015

Alzheimer's Society

Mental Health First Aid - Adults

Tuesday 7 July 2015

Training in Brecon (day 2)

Substance Misuse in Older People

Wednesday 8 July 2015

Training Course in Welshpool

Alcohol Brief Intervention

Wednesday 8 July 2015

Training Course in Welshpool

Walk to the top of 'The Crug'

Sunday 26 July 2015

Brecon & District Mind Event

DoLS (Deprivation of Liberty Safeguarding) Legal Update

Tuesday 28 July 2015

Annual Refresher - Brecon

The Hayday Cafe

Monday 3 August 2015

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

Tea, Chat & Activities in Brecon (every Tuesday)

Tuesday 4 August 2015

Alzheimer's Society

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

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

Challenging Behaviour in Dementia Course

Tuesday 22 September 2015

Llandrindod Wells

Appropriate Adult Training

Tuesday 22 September 2015

Half day course in Newtown

Mindfulness Course (Mid Powys Mind)

Tuesday 29 September 2015

Crossgates, Llandrindod Wells

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

Mindfulness Course (Mid Powys Mind)

Tuesday 13 October 2015

Crossgates, Llandrindod Wells

Challenging Behaviour in Dementia Course

Wednesday 14 October 2015

Brecon

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

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)

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

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

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

Mental Capacity Act & Best Interest Training

Thursday 17 March 2016

Llandrindod Wells