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Experience of Direct Payments Support Service
"I am a mother of an adult son with autism and learning disabilities. Supporting my son to be in his own home to enjoy a normal family life was the best option for him and his…
Jolly Jumper Day 2023
Come and join us this December by digging out your festive jumpers and seasonal finery and sign up to take part in our Jolly Jumper Day. We’re asking businesses, schools, and…
Who are People First?
We are developing our new 5-year strategy, and we think it should be based on the views of people who know us. The strategy will be our blueprint for the coming 5 years; it will…
The latest from Healthwatch Cumberland
This August, we kicked off our latest project which explores the issue of digital inclusion and how many people in our community are excluded from services because they struggle…
Healthwatch Lancashires August news
Welcome to your August e-newsletter! August has been a jam-packed month of engagement, hearing all about your health and social care experiences. This month we have attended a…
A unique ceremony for Cumbria
Last week, a groundbreaking event took place in Cumbria. People First learners, families, health and social care leaders and businesses came together to celebrate outstanding…
Team Borderway Complete the Ullswater Way Walk
Following on from last year’s Keswick Three Peaks, the Borderway team were up for a bigger challenge this year taking on the Ullswater Way Challenge, in aid of People First. The…
The Cumberland take on the Great North Run in aid of People First
Famous for its inclusive atmosphere, unbeatable on-route entertainment, and warm Geordie welcome, not to mention the millions raised each year for worthy causes, Great North Run…
Breaking the Silence: Statement of the North East and North Cumbria Advocacy Network’s ongoing concerns relating to Whorlton Hall
Following the conviction of four former support workers at Whorlton Hall for mistreatment of a person in their care, we, as a regional network of advocacy organisations have done…