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Published 5/02/2015

THE CARE ACT 2014 Date: Tuesday 10 February 2015 Time: 10.30am - 1.30pm Venue: Landmark Art Room, 47 Tulse Hill London SW2 2TN The Care Act is a Bill to reform the law relating to care and support for…

Free Mental Health Course

Published 23/01/2015

Hi all, There’s a free online course available in Understanding Mental Health through London South Bank Uni which may be of interest to anyone who would like to develop their understanding in this…

Man MOT text chat now all over England

Published 8/12/2014

contact a GP 24/7 The Man MOT service from the Men’s Health Forum which enables men to contact an NHS GP or other expert using a mobile, tablet or laptop, launches nationally this…

Smart Garages-Bus Route

Published 27/11/2014

Hi All, FST recently won a competition with the Business in the Community arc programme for an advertising campaign on Transport for London buses (TfL). The campaign was launched on the 20th November…

Local registered Smart Garage in Lambeth are trained to offer car MOTs.

Published 21/11/2014

    For more information please click here  

Lambeth Learning Disabilities Carers Update November 2014

Published 12/11/2014

Learning disability Newletter update

Vitalise Breaks in November and December

Published 3/11/2014

Vitalise organise breaks for carers, either with the person you look after or without. Find out about breaks for November and December here

Equality in health in Lambeth: the BIG Lambeth Health Debate continues

Published 29/10/2014

There are have two new opportunities for you to get involved with NHS Lambeth Clinical Commissioning Group – the focus is EQUALITIES 1)      Come to the stakeholder event…

November 5th 11am to 1pm: Question and Answer Session with Councillor Meldrum, Cabinet Member

Published 22/10/2014

Direct Payment Peer Support Group meeting For anyone receiving Direct Payments or the carer of a person receiving Direct Payments. Meets every first Wednesday of the month at 336 Brixton Road, 11am to…

Men’s Big Day on 26 September

Published 26/09/2014

Men’s Big Day  At the Civic Centre, Catford on Friday 26th September from 10am—3.30pm.  Free buffet lunch provided.  Must be reserved For men aged 18 and over who have a learning…

Carers Hub Black History month Trip on the 14th October 2014 2pm (Please call to book)

Published 19/09/2014

Call and book you space for a FREE guided tour of the Black Cultural Archives Heritage Centre. Carers Hub 0207 642 0038. Our tour guide will show us the many different pieces of Art, reference Library,…

Carers Hub Lambeth Carers’ Forum Health & Wellbeing for Carers

Published 16/09/2014

Lunch will be at 12:30, followed by an afternoon of    Relaxation, Networking and Information . Relax with your lunch,try a hand massage, chat to healthy living champions & health professionals,…

This Thursday - 11th September

Published 10/09/2014

at We are 336, 336 Brixton Road, SW9 7AA 11:00am - 1:00pm In attendance: Alex McTeare  (Assistant Director Commissioning Health & Well Being Team – London Borough of Lambeth) Updates and…

New online advice resource Advice Local

Published 6/08/2014

  Lasa has recently launched a new web resource called advicelocal, covering all 33 London boroughs. The site offers access to welfare law, housing, debt and social care topics and includes a searchable…

Disability Advice Service Lambeth’s Into Sport Project

Published 5/08/2014

DASL's Into Sport Project has a new facebook page for you to like and keep up to date with what the project is doing to encourage people into sport in Lambeth. Click here for the facebook page  

Roots and Shoots is more than just a place to do gardening!

Published 22/07/2014

If you know of any young people looking for something really positive to engage with for September - this is a reminder that Roots and Shoots is more than just a place to do gardening!* They are now running…

Creating opportunities for young Londoners with autism

Published 22/07/2014

CareTrade is a London charity with the aim to transform the life chances of young adults with autism by creating innovative projects to increase employment opportunities. The Autism Project – Is…

The NHS Complaints Advocacy Service

Published 7/07/2014

VoiceAbility is the new provider of NHS Complaints Advocacy for 29 of the 33 London Boroughs and covers Lambeth.  www.nhscomplaintsadvocacy.org NHS Complaints Advocacy supports people through the…

New drop in at “We Are 336” for victims of crime

Published 7/07/2014

Greetings from Beautifulmess!

Published 13/06/2014

Greetings from BeautifulMess! Some of you have heard from us already and some of you may have heard of us, we "create celebratory, collaborative multi-sensory performance in all sorts of places with all…

Care Curry Fridays are back on!

Published 10/06/2014

Sue & Leonardo Care Curry Meet ups, Oasis Cafe, 2 Rookery Road, Clapham SW4 9DD First Friday of the month. 6.30pm to 9pm. £3 for Tikka, £7 for curry and drink.  Meet, moan, sometimes…

Weekly round up of Autism news in the UK

Published 20/05/2014

16/05/14 - Seclusion Rooms: What Every Parent and Professional Should Know - Special Needs Jungle 15/05/14 - How severely autistic Tom, 6, learnt to embrace life thanks to the love of his…

Corali Dance Events update

Published 13/05/2014

Performance and course update!     Dance Showcase Opportunity Corali still has places left on its Dance and Performance course at Morley College. The course is open to anyone over 16 interested…

New ASD Unit opening in September

Published 12/05/2014

A new dedicated ASD unit for 45 primary aged children is opening in Kennington in September. The Wyvil ASD Centre is due to open in September 2014, initially catering for 16 reception and key…

Round up of events in Lambeth for May

Published 28/04/2014

Provided by Lambeth Resolve, an excellent resource of what is going on around Lambeth during the month of May, click link below - Roundup of events around Lambeth in May

New DASL ‘Into Sport’ project for Disabled People

Published 23/04/2014

Disabled people in London will have more opportunities to get involved in sport after Inclusion London received £501,000 of funding from Sport England’s Inclusive Sport fund, for its “Into…

Opportunity to influence Lambeth’s “Local Offer”

Published 7/04/2014

The Lambeth Autism Group is holding their coffee morning on 8th April, as usual, at Holy Trinity Church Clapham Common from 10am to 11.30am. Their guest is Andrew Blow, SEN consultant, who wants to…

Free events for children with ASD at the new Spectrum Youth Theatre

Published 7/04/2014

SPECTRUM YOUTH THEATRE Stanley Thomas Johnson Foundation has funded a trial of a youth theatre for children with an ASD.  Over a term, twelve participants will see a performance at Little Angel, make…

Booking for Early Bird event at Science Museum in May opens tomorrow, don’t miss out!

Published 7/04/2014

Science Museum Early Bird events for people on the autistic spectrum. The next Early Birds session will be on the 10th of May. Booking for this free event will be available online only from Tuesday the…

Mobile Meadow, fun project with plants

Published 18/03/2014

Join them to create a mobile meadow within the urban landscape of Elephant & Castle Guerrilla Gardener Richard Reynolds, whose nocturnal gardening on public land without permission has led to him becoming…

Have Your Say on Lambeth’s Changes to Services

Published 18/03/2014

Have your say on Lambeth’s changes to services……..Lambeth Learning Disability Carers’ Forum 17th April 2014 at  We are 336, 336 Brixton Road, SW9 7AA 11:00am - 1:00pm Updates…

Forum for family carers of people with learning disabilities

Published 25/02/2014

Forum for family carers of people with learning disabilities Monday 3rd March 2.00 – 4.00pm Royal College of Psychiatrists, 21 Prescot Street, London, E1 8BB The National Audit of Learning Disabilities…

Saturdays story, What is it?..Music&Movement for people with learning difficulties

Published 19/02/2014

Click here for more details and bookings for the Saturday Story time table

Dance and Movement for Adults with Profound & Multiple learning difficulties

Published 19/02/2014

Dates and Times for the next 6 workshops, Wednesdays from 1pm to 3pm 19th February 26th February 5th March 12th March 19th March 26th March Please click here for more information

The science Museum Autism spectrum Early birds event Sat March 8th 2014

Published 11/02/2014

The booking is now available for the next Early Birds event which is to be held on theSaturday March 8th.On the8th ofMarch the Museum will be open from 8:30am for families who have members on the Autistic…

We just wanted to share a link with you to the National Autism forum

Published 17/01/2014


Lambeth Mencap 2014 calendar available now

Published 25/11/2013

Order now, only £4.99 All proceeds go to Lambeth Mencap Friends to help towards adult trips with a Learning Disability. Order via rprice@lambethmencap.org.uk - 020 8655 7713 pokell@lambethmencap.org.uk…

New autism free school opening in September 2014

Published 15/11/2013

Please support Rise School by completing a short consultation survey. You can also visit the Rise School website to find out more about our plans.

Lambeth Learning Disabilities Carers Update September 2013

Published 6/11/2013

Please find out more about whats happening in the Lambeth Learning Disabilities Carers Newsletter

LD Partnership Board Meeting - 4th September 2013

Published 28/08/2013

LD Partnership Board meeting.4th September 2013 at Lambeth Accord, 336 Brixton Road, SW9 7AA. 10am - 1pm  Further details from Robert Hill on 0208 655 7707

Learning disabilities Carers

Published 28/08/2013

Lambeth Autism Group meets to support parents and people with Autisitc Spectrum Disorders. Contact Lydia Hodges, South East Representative on 0207704 3806 or email lambethautismgroup@yahoo.co.uk  

Learning Disability News

Published 19/07/2013

  Robert Hill (Lambeth Mencap), Juliet Amoah (Team Manager LD Team, Lambeth), Jet Hull (Head of Day Services, Lambeth) and Jake Meyer (Certitude) have been meeting regularly over the past 3 months…

Lambeth Learning Disabilities Carers’ Update

Published 8/07/2013

News letter By Robert Hill at Lambeth Mencap.

Mouse Trap Theatre Projects

Published 5/07/2013

MouseTrap Theatre wishes to invite you and your family to take part in their family first nights 15th Anniversary summer programme. You can enjoy one of 31 exciting productions acroos London with Tickets…

Mental Health & Learning disablities

Published 20/06/2013

Community Mental Wellbeing Event 23rd August 2013 at Ortus Learning and Events A day of pampering and activities for everyone This is a free event for carers, service users and people in the local community…

Proposed series of “Carer Workshops” for Carers of Adults with a Learning Disability

Published 31/05/2013

Proposed series of “Carer Workshops” for Carers of Adults with a Learning Disability   We are planning to run a series of workshops on a range of topics that carers have previously expressed…


Published 31/05/2013

Don't miss this year's Learning Disability Partership Board's BIG HEALTH DAY on 5th June 2013 . Lots to do and lots to things to find out and take part in. Speakers, Information, Dentists,…

Connecting people with the great things in Lambeth

Published 23/05/2013

Certitude, the organisation that supports over 1,700 people with learning disabilities or mental health support needs, is creating a new Lambeth service to help people to try more new things.To make…

Mental health & people with learning disabilities - Netbuddy InfoPack

Published 16/05/2013

  Click here    http://www.carershub.org.uk/files/Mental health.docx for more information or contact Robert Hill Carers’ Development Worker Lambeth Mencap, 43 Knight…

Big Health Day - Lambeth Learning Disability Partnership Board

Published 26/04/2013

To find out more, please click here

Knitting Day at Peter Jones

Published 26/04/2013

Using the Mental Capacity Act

Published 26/04/2013

The attached booklet gives you information on your rights and what you need to know regarding the person you are caring for SECTION 2: The five principles of the Mental Capacity Act...........................…

Nas Social group

Published 30/01/2013

This is a social group for people aged 18 and over with Autism. For more information, please read the attached leaflet.

Lambeth Autism Group

Published 30/01/2013

Lambeth Autism Group Tuesday 5th February 2013     6.30 pm to 9.00 pm Clapham Centre, Lambeth College, 45 Clapham Common Southside, London SW4 9BL Presentation by Jo Brooks, Head of…

Autism Friendly screening of Madagascar: Europe’s Most Wanted

Published 28/01/2013

AUTISM-FRIENDLY SCHOOLS' SCREENING MADASGASCAR 3:EUROPE'S MOST WANTED 2D (PG)   DreamWorks' third animated MADAGASCAR epic is arguably the most inventive and certainly the funniest…

Invitation to a meeting - Thurs 29 November from 2.00pm 4.00pm, Lambeth Town Hall

Published 16/11/2012

Invitation to a consultation meeting - Thursday 29 November from 2.00pm – 4.00pm, LambethTown Hall We are currently conducting a review of day services for adults with learning disability in Lambeth.…

Lambeth Learning Disabilities Carers Update

Published 15/11/2012

    Read all about Lambeth Mencap Winter Celebrations in our newsletter attached here

This month’s newsletter out now for learning disability carers

Published 8/10/2012

The September Newsletter is now availible forn you to look at. Please click here and find out what events have happened and are taking place in and around lambeth for Carers with learning disabilities.

Summer Project for children with ASD/complex & profound needs

Published 4/07/2012

DEMONSTRATE! This is an exciting opportunity for children aged 8 – 14 years with ASD / complex and profound needs. Demonstrate! is a short break, multi-arts project that includes dance, art and…

Improving Health Services for People with Learning Disabilities

Published 11/05/2012

NHS London wants people with learning disabilities to tell them how their local health services can be improved at a free event in May. The "working in partnership with your local health services and getting…

Learning Disability Partnership

Published 11/05/2012

BIG HEALTH DAY - Learning Disability Partnership   Dear Lambeth Learning Disability Partnership, Please find the draft agenda for next month’s Big Health Day and minutes from the last meeting…

Learning Difficulty Carers newsletter for May

Published 10/05/2012

Our newsletter for carers of someone with a Learning Disability for May is available here

Learning Disability Partnership Board meetings

Published 3/05/2012

We represent family Carers on the Lambeth Learning Disability Partnership Board. Please contact Robert Hill on 0208 655 7707

Learning Difficulty Carers

Published 3/05/2012

The Lambeth Autisum Group meets to support parents and people with Autistic Spectrum Disorders. Contact Lydia Hodges, South East Representative on 0207704 3806  or email lambethautisumgroup@yahoo.co.uk

Community Computer Project

Published 4/04/2012

For adults with a learning disability and their Carer’s, why not join us!  learn to use an ipad or imac to learn new skills, be creative, use facebook, email,  go internet shopping &…

This month’s newsletter out now for learning disability carers

Published 20/03/2012

March issue out now, download your copy here

Lambeth PMLD Online Forum

Published 30/01/2012

Lambeth PMLD Online Forum The Profound and Multiple Learning Disabilities sub-group of the Lambeth Learning Disability Partnership Board has its own online forum! The purpose of this forum is to give members…

Learning Disabilities Carers Update available now

Published 21/11/2011

click here to download your copy of news for carers of people with Learning Disabilities.