News & Updates

AFG celebrates Random Acts of Kindness Week

This week is Random Acts of Kindness Week – a time when…

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It’s party time! AFG hosts virtual celebration for 350 supported adults around the North West

On Thursday 25 January, we hosted our annual ‘Watch Party’ event for…

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Our Trainee Nursing Associate program: providing a pathway into health and social care

Here at Alternative Futures Group, we offer a Trainee Nursing Associate (TNA)…

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Response to Sector Pulse Check 2023 Report

Alternative Futures Group responds to the findings of the Sector Pulse Check Report for 2023, published by Care England and Hft.

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‘There’s no job like it’ – from factory floor to a career in care 

A young Support Worker new to the world of social care is…

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‘I just love this job, it doesn’t feel like work’ – Karen celebrates 20 years helping others 

One of our Support Workers in Lancashire is celebrating 20 years in…

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How our Tech Lending Library is transforming lives in social care

We’re celebrating National Technology Day by spotlighting stories of how our Tech…

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AFG 2023 Recap – looking back at what we’ve achieved

2023 has been another fantastic year at AFG. From our awards success,…

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AFG Advent Calendar: 12 days of reward & recognition for our colleagues

Throughout December we ran our very own ‘12 Days of Christmas’ Advent…

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‘A dream come true’ – Supporting Brendan at blessing ceremony

We are delighted to share that on 7 December 2023, Brendan, one…

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Response to removal of dedicated Minister for Disability position

Our Chief Officer Ian Pritchard responds to the removal of the dedicated…

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This year, we are bringing Christmas cheer to those alone over festive time

This Christmas, we are helping to reduce loneliness and social isolation with…

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Meet Ronnie, 9 times British Gymnastic Champion – International Day of People with Disabilities

On International Day of People with Disabilities we’re highlighting Ronnie, one of…

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Self care in action: 4 ways we put wellbeing first

Self care – taking an active role in looking after your own…

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Men’s DIY initiative builds home for furry friends at Bolton hospital

This International Men’s Day, our mental health hospital in Bolton is celebrating…

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We’re regional finalists! AFG win award for recruitment, retention and recognition at the North West Great British Care Awards

On Saturday 11 November our charity was recognised for excellence in care…

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Get Online Week: Stockport residents invited to ‘Try it Yourself’ Tech Day

We partnered with social enterprise Starting Point Stockport to invite to try…

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Menopause and the workplace: top tips

Keren Jamieson is a Learning and Development Manager at Alternative Futures Group….

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Creating inclusive workplaces: How to take action and make impact

Irene Afful is an award-winning businesswoman, consultant and coach, specialising in supporting…

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“I wanted to give the adults we support the voice they had lost” – Makaton in adult social care

Amy is a Learning Partner at Alternative Futures Group. “Makaton first came…

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