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  • 12/01/22

    Beating The January Blues

    For many people, January is a very tough month. Whether it be the post-Christmas blues, financial stress, or worrying about someone you love, it can be extremely challenging. If you are someone who has a learning disability, or you are a carer of somebody who does, it can be even harder if you do...
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  • 05/01/22

    5 Reasons You Should Consider A Role In Social Care

      Moving into the New Year, are you considering looking for a new job? Working in the social care sector can be both extremely challenging and rewarding position but can bring great value to both your life and the lives of many others. If you are tired of your current career, why not give...
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  • 22/12/21

    Meet the choir star Stephen!

    Relief in lockdown Stephen is a 48-year-old extrovert with a cheeky sense of humour who loves nothing more than socialising with friends and family and enjoying entertainment. As a wheelchair user, living in one of Harpenden Mencap’s residential care flats, Stephen receives support to meet...
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  • 22/12/21

    Meet the amazing Max!

    When the world changed Max is a 25-year-old, budding actor with a love for all things performance, especially musicals. Max lives in one of Harpenden Mencap’s supported living flats and up until early 2020, Max was taking part in several face-to-face activities per week within the local com...
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  • 01/12/21

    The importance of Assistive Technology

    What is Assistive technology? Assistive technology, also known as AT, is any device or product that helps a person with a disability perform a task that would otherwise be difficult or impossible without help. This can include any piece of equipment, product, or system that is used to increase, m...
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