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  • Happy Learning Disability Week!

    This week the people we support are taking over our channels to show off their skills, talents and how they challenge barriers that people with a learning disability face every day.

    Meet the people we support.

    Happy Learning Disability Week!

    This week the people we support are taking over our channels to show off their skills, talents and how they challenge barriers that people with a learning disability face every day.

    Meet the people we support.
  • Amazing people doing amazing things every day

    We’re Alternative Futures Group, a health and social care charity providing specialist support for people with a learning disability or mental health condition. Our mission is to deliver outstanding personalised support that creates independence and value.

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    Amazing people doing amazing things every day

    We’re Alternative Futures Group, a health and social care charity providing specialist support for people with a learning disability or mental health condition. Our mission is to deliver outstanding personalised support that creates independence and value.

    More about us

We’ve been positively impacting lives for over 30 years

We build a sense of belonging by encouraging the people we support to define the independent life they want and take positive steps towards it.

Learning disability division

From everyday supported living through to more enhanced requirements, we provide a holistic approach that includes personal care, health and wellbeing and emotional support.

Mental health division

We co-design individual pathways to empower people to achieve their ambitions, from our hospital settings through to supported living and outreach within local communities.

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Shining the spotlight on stars with learning disabilities

We are using Learning Disability Awareness Week to showcase the amazing achievements of people we support.

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Unlocking Independence: The Impact of Early Intervention in Special Education on Adult Social Care

Like many working in the social care sector, I welcomed the recent…

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Beyond the Ballot: Prioritising Mental Health and Disability Rights in the Upcoming Election

At last, the speculation is over, the date has been set and…

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The Dark Side of Social Media: the Mental Health Impact of Online Sexual Exploitation

Mental Health Awareness Week gives us the opportunity to discuss a darker side of social media and how it can impact mental health by the targeting of young people through sexual blackmail online, with tragic consequences including suicide.

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Patients and staff on the move to mark special week

Patients and staff at a AFG’s six independent hospital are taking part in activities to mark Mental Health Awareness Week culminating in a fun sports day.

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International Nurses Day: how we support newly qualified nurses

Frances has just completed her mental health nursing preceptorship at Alternative Futures…

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