Being a carer and having a carer's assessment1 March 2011
A pack to help people with a learning disability work out if they are a carer and some of the ways to get help.
A quick guide to self employment1 September 2010
This publication is part of the In Business Easy Business Planning series and gives basic information about what you might need to set up a business or be self employed. A list of organisations who may be able to provide help and advice is also included.
Supporting you to support your family1 March 2010
A booklet for family and close friends of older families that include a person with learning disabilities. Part of the Mutual Caring Project.
Supporting you as an older family carer1 March 2010
A booklet to support older family carers of people with learning disabilities to get the right support now and to plan for emergencies and the long term. Part of the Mutual Caring Project.
Supporting you and your family as you grow older together1 March 2010
A booklet for people with learning disabilities who live at home with an older family carer. Part of the Mutual Caring Project.
Supporting Mutual Caring1 March 2010
A booklet for workers in services who are supporting older families that include a person with learning disabilities. Part of the Mutual Caring Project.
Need 2 Know: Mutual Caring1 March 2010
A briefing note for policy makers, commissioners and services from the Foundation for People with Learning Disabilities that forms part of the Mutual Caring Project.
Circles of support and mutual caring1 March 2010
A booklet outlining the use of circles of support with older families that include a person with learning disabilities. Part of the Mutual Caring project.
Annual Review 20102 January 2010
An overview of the Mental Health Foundation and the Foundation for People with Learning Disabilities projects and achievements for 2009/10.
In Business flyer1 November 2009
There are an estimated 800,000 adults with learning disabilities of working age, of which only 11% have a paid job, often a part time one. Despite this, many people express an interest in exploring work opportunities. One less frequently explored option is that of self employment.