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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Monday 20 April 2015

Dyfed Powys Police works with the lead organisations behind Time to Change Wales - Gofal, Hafal, and Mind Cymru, to address the stigma surrounding mental health problems.

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Peer-Led Walking Group

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Ponthafren's Welshpool Outreach

Tea, Chat & Activities in Brecon

Tuesday 28 April 2015

Dementia Friendly Event

Powys Individuals Forum - Newtown

Wednesday 29 April 2015

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Annual SCiP Conference

Wednesday 29 April 2015

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Howey Village Hall, Llandrindod Wells

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Thursday 30 April 2015

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Peer-Led Walking Group

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Walking for Health Group (Mid Powys MIND)

Monday 4 May 2015

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2 day course in Builth Wells

Tea, Chat & Activities in Brecon

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Dementia Friendly Event

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Day two of a two day course in Builth Wells

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Thursday 7 May 2015

Brecon (half day course)

Substance Misuse Level 1 Training

Tuesday 12 May 2015

Newtown

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Tuesday 12 May 2015

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Tea, Chat & Activities in Brecon

Tuesday 12 May 2015

Dementia Friendly Event

Public Health Network Cymru

Wednesday 13 May 2015

An event in Aberystwyth for professionals with an interest in public health

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Wednesday 13 May 2015

Brecon

T'ai Chi Class

Wednesday 13 May 2015

Howey Village Hall, Llandrindod Wells

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Thursday 14 May 2015

Training in Llandrindod Wells

'Legal Highs' or New Psychoactive Substance (NPS)

Friday 15 May 2015

Course in Newtown

Brecon & District Mind May Fair

Saturday 16 May 2015

Brecon Guildhall

Singing For The Brain

Monday 18 May 2015

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Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults in Wales

Monday 18 May 2015

National Conference in Cardiff

Exploring the Edge of Reality

Monday 18 May 2015

Brecon & District Mind Event

Tea, Chat & Activities in Brecon

Tuesday 19 May 2015

Dementia Friendly Event

Mental Health Today Wales 2015

Wednesday 20 May 2015

Exhibition/Conference in Cardiff

T'ai Chi Class

Wednesday 20 May 2015

Howey Village Hall, Llandrindod Wells

Dementia Awareness Day (Mid Powys MIND)

Wednesday 20 May 2015

Llandrindod Wells

Challenging Behaviour in Dementia Course

Thursday 21 May 2015

Welshpool

Celebratory Concert

Saturday 23 May 2015

Brecon Dementia Friendly Event

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

Singing For The Brain

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Walking for Health Group (Mid Powys MIND)

Monday 1 June 2015

Elan Valley

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Tuesday 2 June 2015

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Tuesday 2 June 2015

Course in Llandrindod Wells

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Howey Village Hall, Llandrindod Wells

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

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

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Tuesday 30 June 2015

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Domestic Abuse Awareness Training

Thursday 2 July 2015

Newtown

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Monday 6 July 2015

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Mental Health First Aid - Adults

Tuesday 7 July 2015

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Wednesday 8 July 2015

Training Course in Welshpool

Alcohol Brief Intervention

Wednesday 8 July 2015

Training Course in Welshpool

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Sunday 26 July 2015

Brecon & District Mind Event

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Tuesday 28 July 2015

Annual Refresher - Brecon

Alcohol Brief Intervention

Wednesday 2 September 2015

Training Course in Brecon

Domestic Abuse Awareness Training

Friday 4 September 2015

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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

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Mindfulness Course (Mid Powys Mind)

Tuesday 29 September 2015

Crossgates, Llandrindod Wells

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Wednesday 30 September 2015

Course in Brecon

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

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

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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)

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Alcohol Brief Intervention

Wednesday 18 November 2015

Training Course in Newtown

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Mindfulness Course (Mid Powys Mind)

Tuesday 24 November 2015

Crossgates, Llandrindod Wells

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Tuesday 24 November 2015

Course in Llandrindod Wells

Mental Health First Aid - Adults

Tuesday 24 November 2015

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Mental Health First Aid - Adults

Wednesday 25 November 2015

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