After 40 years of leading United Response, founding the charity and steering it from modest beginnings into a multi-award-winning top 100 charity ...
A manager has been chosen from 150 Dimensions staff members who support people with learning disabilities and autism to share her expertise in Australia
Includes music from Mozart and Liszt. Tickets cost £18.00, 50% of which will go to Respond
John Adams blogs about a new charter for social care providers
London based youth forum for blind young people unveils the country’s first ever manifesto, highlighting the realities blind young people face around employment, education, transport and diagnosis support.
Presentations from the VODG members’ meeting held on 27 February are now available
This is a 'must come to event' for CEOs, MDs and HR Directors whose businesses face the real challenge of filling the talent gap.
A pioneering new online service launched by charity Vibrance, will make it easier for adults and children with disabilities to link up with essential services at a click of a button.
It should be far easier for individuals who need support to find the right PA
Scope invites submissions of interest - Deadline: 10 March 2014
Parliament has passed the lobbying bill, John Tizard believes that charities could muster some vigour and resolution to have the bill withdrawn.
The commitment, which consists of five aims, outlines the charity’s dedication to reducing the social isolation often experienced by people with disabilities.
A strategic approach by commissioners and providers is more cost-efficient, creates stronger relationships and improves outcomes for disabled people, says John Adams
Eve Kuhr Hersov has over 30 years professional experience working with diverse populations including older people, individuals with mental health issues, autism, substance abuse, and learning disabilities.
The Trustees are delighted to warmly welcome Whiteley Homes Trust to VODG membership.
Thursday 20 March 2014. The Hallam Conference Centre, central London. £157 (VODG member discount), £196.35 (early bird rate).
Avenues is a group of charities that pioneer specialist social care to support individuals facing significant disadvantage through illness and disability so they can live full lives in their local communities.
VODG member FitzRoy’s study ‘A Plan For Life’ shows that lifelong planning in social care for adults with learning disabilities improves wellbeing and reduces long-term care costs.
What were the main issues for VODG this year? In a post recalling some of the main themes and events of 2013, VODG general secretary John Adams looks back at the last 12 months.
The Trustees are delighted to warmly welcome Langdon to the VODG's membership
Congratulations to VODG member Vibrance for having scooped a prestigious national employment award given out to fewer than 850 organisations in the country.
MacIntyre chief executive Bill Mumford, who recently stepped down from chairing the VODG, has taken over as programme director for the Winterbourne View Joint Improvement Programme.
MacIntyre's Bill Mumford, former VODG chair, blogs on his new position at NICE as he nears six months in the role.
We are pleased to announce that Aisling Duffy Chief Executive of Certitude has been elected by members to the VODG’s Board.