Tackling digital inequality highlighted by Covid-19

Tackling digital inequality highlighted by Covid-19

HEART of England Mencap is part of a major national project aiming to reduce isolation amongst some of the most vulnerable members of our community and tackle digital inequality highlighted by the Covid-19 pandemic. The charity, which supports around 200 people with a...
Getting by – with a little help from their friends

Getting by – with a little help from their friends

FRIENDSHIPS are being fostered at a time when we all need them the most, thanks to a new initiative from Heart of England Mencap. The charity, which supports local people with learning disabilities, has set up a new ‘Friendship Circle’ project in Stratford, securing...
Critical funding for critical care

Critical funding for critical care

FROM replacement flooring to PPE, critical funding has supported the prompt delivery of a raft of measures to ensure a local care provider can continue to operate safely during the ongoing Covid-19 crisis. As well as supporting vital infection control measures – such...
From creative to community

From creative to community

SCI-FI scriptwriting just as the BBC re-launched Dr Who to a new generation might sound like a dream job to many. But for Edd Terrey it only served to cement his drive to leave the world of TV and focus instead on a return to the youth and community work that changed...
Celebrating the Care Heroes in our communities

Celebrating the Care Heroes in our communities

COVID-19 hasn’t stopped the life-changing support care workers provide in our communities. Heart of England Mencap organised a special week of celebrations to thank its amazing team of carers for their amazing commitment to what they do. #WeCare Week was all about...