Our Cambridgeshire and Bedfordshire employment services tackled the stigma surrounding disability, mental health and employment at a disability confidence event hosted by local MPs, Heidi Allen and Daniel Zeichner. Read more
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The Lancashire Wellbeing Service, run in partnership between charities Richmond Fellowship, Age Concern Central Lancashire, & n-compass Northwest Ltd, was launched in September 2015 to help vulnerable people aged 18 and over deal with issues affecting their ability to be healthy and happy. Read more
Emma Gerring, 31, from Cowes is the registered manager of a local care home and is taking on her challenge to support national mental health charity Richmond Fellowship and their services on the island. Read more
Feedback from people we support is really valuable as it helps us see how we’re getting on and to demonstrate what we’re doing well.
It also highlights some of the areas that people would like us to do better at so we can address these and make sure that our services are always improving.
You can complete the survey online by clicking here or by filling our a paper version. Please speak to a member of staff at your service for a paper copy.
Staff and residents at Colindale, our London supported housing service, came together to throw a surprise party for Pamela Waterhouse, who this month celebrated ten years working for Richmond Fellowship.
Pam, locality administrator in London, began working for Richmond Fellowship as a recovery worker before moving into her role as an administrator. Read more
Mental health services in Cambridgeshire are ‘doing a very important job in a very effective way’
according to a leading service user network.
National mental health charity Richmond Fellowship is inviting the local community in Surrey to its annual BBQ to thank them for their support at a local supported housing service.
Croft House, run by national mental health charity Richmond Fellowship, supports people living with mental health problems gain the skills and confidence to move onto independent living. Read more
The national mental health charity, part of Recovery Focus, won in the category for more than 250 employees for their contribution to the communities they support through a commitment to training. Progress to Excellence is a specialist training provider in the health and social care sector. Read more
Staff from the charities Southampton and Portsmouth services took part in Portsmouth Pride to challenge mental health stigma and raise awareness. Read more
A Cambridge woman is taking on the monster challenge of swimming, cycling and running to raise money for Richmond Fellowship.
Mara Sheldon and her husband are taking part in the Monster Sprint Triathlon in Feltwell near Thetford on Sunday (26 June). As an extra incentive for their training they decided to raise funds to support people experiencing mental health problems.
Mara, who works next door to Richmond Fellowship’s Cambridge Employment Service offices, said: “We wanted to do something in recognition of the important and amazing people some in our lives now and others sadly no longer with us, who have struggled and continue to struggle with mental illness. We also wanted to support a local charity.”
Good luck to the pair who will be aiming to complete a 450m swim, a 21km bike ride and then a 4km run. To support their fundraising efforts visit their JustGiving page.