The World on a Plate: Innovations in Support Work

Regular followers to our Foundation blog will know as an organisation how much we love our food! The health and social benefits of cooking and sharing food are well documented. For our teams and customers at Foundation, exploring how food can open conversations is a huge part of our work. Across the organisation teams are […]

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First Aid – Customers Leading the Way for Learning Life Saving Skills.

At Foundation we are hugely passionate to offer our customers opportunities new skills. Most importantly, we want to empower customers by reacting to their requests to learn specific skills. We know well how our customers appreciate that they are listened to and encouraged to take a meaningful role in delivering our services. Below is a […]

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Getting Out, Getting Active.

Customers from the North Yorkshire Young People’s Pathway enjoyed a day out with their Activities Worker and a Social Work student. Here’s the report from their day: Customers form the Galleries in Richmond enjoyed a sunny day out in the Dales, a day trip was planned to Hawes to see how the famous Wensleydale cheese is […]

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Foundation launch the North Yorkshire Young People’s Pathway

Although the service has been up and running for a number of months, the Harrogate Progress Group hosted an official ‘launch event’ on Thursday 23rd March. Here is the story of the event and the service: Foundation launch the North Yorkshire Young People’s Pathway. On Thursday, 23rd March 2017, Progress Group in Harrogate hosted a […]

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Activities Workers – Young People’s Pathway approach to Progress

Across our North Yorkshire Young People’s Pathway (NYYPP), Activities Workers  and Support Workers are developing innovation engagements for the young people they support. From cooking clubs to rhyme time – the activities and group sessions provide essential opportunities for customers to gain skills and enjoy positive experiences. Cooking Clubs Introducing our customers to new and diverse foods […]

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Foundation response to Supported Housing Consultation.

Between November 2016 and February 2017, the government opened consultation on their proposed changes to funding for supported housing. The summary points of the governments changes are below, you can read the full proposal here. The key elements of the Governments proposal are: •the Local Housing Allowance cap will apply to all tenants in supported […]

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