Professional Opportunity For Disabled Dancers

by Bromley Mencap on 31 July 2014

Magpie Dance is holding open auditions for High Fliers, a pioneering professional training and performance company for gifted and talented dancers with learning disabilities. More details here

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July/August 2014 Bulletin Now Available

by Bromley Mencap on 30 July 2014

New Bulletin Available

Read our latest Bulletin packed with news including details of our new Employment Retention Project, our successful sponsored Bike Ride held during Learning Disability Week, a Homebase Garden Makeover for one of our families, Bromley’s new Clinic for People with Learning Disabilities and a Royal Appointment!  Click here

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Vacancies at Bromley Mencap

July 25, 2014

We are currently recruiting for the following 3 full-time posts:  Retention Consultant -  £27,150 + 5% pension Senior Independent Support Worker – £27,000 plus 5% pension  Independent Support Worker – £25,000 plus 3% pension For more details please click here 

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The Parliamentary Inquiry into childcare for disabled children

July 17, 2014

The Parliamentary Inquiry into childcare for disabled children has launched its report which can be downloaded here.  Bromley Mencap’s Childminding Network has been profiled as an example of good practice. The Press Release can be found here

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Children with Complex Health Needs

June 26, 2014

Some children and people have a lot of health problems which makes it hard for them to go out and do the things they enjoy. The Foundation for People with Learning Disabilities, as part of a three year project, produced a booklet and factsheets for families to help inform them about the support available. They […]

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May/June 2014 Bulletin Now Available

June 10, 2014

The latest issue of Bulletin is now available – read all about our national research project, our Bike Ride to celebrate Learning Disability Week, our Marathon runner, another successful year for Jobmatch and lots more!  Click  here

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Le Bicycle/Bromley Mencap Reliability Ride – Sunday 22nd June

May 22, 2014

To celebrate Learning Disability Week in June Le Bicycle is hosting a sponsored Bike Ride for Bromley Mencap. The Ride will raise vital funds to help our Jobmatch service develop opportunities such as social enterprises to  get more disabled people into work. The Reliability Ride will take place on Sunday 22nd June. To register click […]

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Bromley Mencap Shortlisted for National Award

May 16, 2014

Bromley Mencap, an independent organisation providing services and activities for disabled people, families and carers is a finalist in the inaugural 2014 National Learning Disabilities Awards. Bromley Mencap’s Mutual Carers Service is a finalist in the Supporting Older People with Learning Disabilities Award category. The National Learning Disabilities Awards are a celebration of excellence across […]

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CQC Consultation on Regulation, Inspection and Rating Care Services

April 16, 2014

The Care Quality Commission is undertaking a formal consultation on their detailed guidance about how they will regulate, inspect and rate care services from October 2014. Their changes include what they look at during an inspection, how they judge what ‘good’ care looks like and how they rate care services to help you judge and […]

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Please Vote for Bromley Mencap

April 3, 2014

This month Bromley Mencap is one of the chosen charities for Direct Debit – Big Break for Charity with a chance to win up to £2,000.  The charity with the most votes will get the prize of £2,000 so we need your votes! It will only take a minute. To vote click here to go to […]

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Bromley Mencap Successful for Independent Support Build and Evidence Phase

April 1, 2014

Bromley Mencap has been announced as one of thirteen organisations to undertake the Independent Support programme build and evidence phase. We tendered in partnership with Burgess Autistic Trust, Bromley Parent Voice and Bromley Experts by Experience.  This phase of Independent Support focuses on gathering evidence and reporting on effective practice models that achieve positive outcomes. […]

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March/April 2014 Bulletin Now Available

March 26, 2014

The latest edition of Bulletin is now available featuring an update on Atos withdrawing from their Work Capability Assessment contract, a must read ‘I Helped Catch a Rogue Trader’ article, reports on our half term activities and news on our London Marathon runner – plus much more! Click here 

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