Our 60th AGM, this September

                 We are celebrating our 60th anniversary at our AGM in September (details below) so we are taking the time to evaluate where we are and think about our priorities going forward. Exciting plans are forming and parties are being booked – expect to […]

New activities for children & young people!

We are pleased to announce that we have received funding and are launching an exciting new programme of events, visits and activities aimed at young people with learning disabilities, social communication conditions and additional needs (including ADHD). View the booking information here

We’d like your help

Please see the below short questionnaire for you to complete, and a separate one for your child. Please do complete and return these as this will help us see where the gaps in services are. We need your help so please give us your ideas and opinions on what activities […]

Treat Me Well Launch

On the 15th February we joined together with lots of other Mencap groups around the country to launch their new campaign called “Treat Me Well”. Here’s a bit more information about the campaign: Everyone deserves good healthcare and we know that there is some truly excellent practice out there. However […]

Don’t Miss Out

Don’t Miss Out – Get better healthcare now   Background Mencap is working in partnership with NHS England to raise awareness about the importance of being on the Learning Disability (QOF) register, having an Annual Health Check, and sharing information on Summary Care Records. We are targeting people with a […]

The Big Plan

The “Big Plan” is finally finished and agreed, with an action plan for this year. We thought you should know a bit more about it.   “The Big Plan” – What is it? It’s a plan for the next 5 years It’s about services for people with learning disabilities in […]