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HFT

Summary
Hft are a national charity with a local focus providing a range of support for adults with a disability.


Description

HFT is a national charity with a local focus supporting over 80 adults with learning disabilities across the Sheffield area. HFT provides support to individuals with a range of learning disabilities including autistic spectrum disorders, complex needs and people with acquired brain injuries.

HFT offer a variety of options to support people in living the life they choose, from support for a few hours a week to 24 hours a day. Support can be one to one or shared and can be provided out in the community or at home, from supported living to support with finding a job.

• Support:
HFT offers responsive and flexible support including personal care, support with cooking, cleaning or shopping. Support with administering and managing medication. Support with cultural and learning opportunities, promoting life skills and maximising independence.

• Friendship and leisure:
If you have a learning disability it can be difficult getting out and about or making new friends, HFT run a number of groups and social activities locally for people with learning disabilities to support people in meeting others including Luv2meetU a friendship and relationship agency (see separate entry)

• Supported employment:
HFT work in partnership with local employment agencies, businesses and local job centres to support people in securing meaningful jobs, paid and voluntary employment. Employment Support can include help with:
. Preparing for Work
. Work Experience and Volunteering Opportunities
. Finding and Applying for Jobs
. In Work Support

HFT also promote the use of assertive technology. This includes using technology to help promote people's independence and safety at home or when travelling out and about in the community.

Prices:

From £15.07 per hour. This price is provided by HFT, please check it yourself for accuracy.

Areas served:
HFT covers all areas of Sheffield.

Qualifications & Quality Standards:
All staff have been enhanced DBS checked (Disclosure & Barring Service, formerly CRB check) and are qualified to NVQ2/diploma level or above. Hft has been operating for over 50 years. It is registered and inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).


Who to contact

Contact Name
Anne-Marie Wilson
Contact Position
Regional Manager
Telephone
0114 250 0718
E-mail
annemarie.wilson@hft.org.uk
Website
www.hft.org.uk

Where to go

Name
Hft Sheffield & Derbyshire
Address
6 Broadfield Court
Broadfield Way
Heeley
Sheffield
South Yorkshire
Postcode
S8 0XF

When is it on?

Time / Date Details
Monday-Friday 9am-5pm (office times), supporting people in their own homes provided 24 hours/day

Inclusion Information

Wheelchair Access
Yes

Other Details

Miscellaneous

Local Publications
Leaflets; Literature available
Charity Number
313069

Last Updated
21/05/2018
Keywords
Charity, Learning Disability, Adult
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