Throughout the pandemic all our team members have done a phenomenal job, whether this has been in direct care delivery, supporting behind the scenes or adapting to working from home or in different ways.

We want to take the opportunity to say ‘thank you’ and find a way to celebrate the significant achievements and contribution people have made to both the charity and the people we support.

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Our newsletter is now available online.

Each month we will bring you 'People Matters' - the place where we put together our news & updates and give a great bit shout out to our wonderful teams and the wonderful people they work so hard to support.

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During the past month a number of changes have been implemented as part of the roadmap to recovery across the UK and we continue to review and adjust the ways of working following the changes to government guidance and laws related to Covid-19.

The most recent change has been around the requirement that from 11th November 2021 anyone entering or working in a care home setting must be double vaccinated, subject to some very clear exemptions.

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Heart of England Mencap has been privileged to welcome two interns to its team this summer.

We hope we have given them an invaluable insight into the workings of an organisation like ours – and we know we have gained so much in return.

Our interns have been brilliant – implementing real change for our charity and the people we support. Forget pushing around paper or ticking any boxes, these have been internships with impact!

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