News

We work with a wide range of individuals and organisations driving forward our fundamental belief and vision that disabled people of all ages are valued and equal citizens, in control of their own lives.

Siraaj awarded BEM in New Year’s Honours!

What a great start to 2017! Siraaj Nadat, Senior Quality of Life Facilitator at Changing Our Lives, has long been an experienced and determined team member at Changing Our Lives.

Sky’s the Limit launch their first report!

Since 2016 Changing Our Lives have been working in coproduction with Wolverhampton Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) to change the way that care and support is designed, developed and delivered.

Young people led Challenge Board brings strategic coproduction to SEND!

Changing Our Lives is supporting young people to lead a new Challenge Board.

An update on iHAL

Changing Our Lives is one of four organisations that forms the membership of the Advisory Group to Improving Health and Lives (IHaL), the part of Public Health England that focusses on the health of people with a learning disability.

A flying start to the development of a national postural care strategy!

After a highly successful Got My Back conference in September 2016, a working group was formed to develop a national postural care strategy.

A café for calm in Sandwell: Community Places of Safety Ideas Festival

Read our first Mental Health People’s Parliament newsletter! West Bromwich Town Hall welcomed 50 delegates to an Ideas Festival on the 27th January.

Scotland leads the way in postural care

As a result of the ‘Got My Back’ conference in September 2016, Changing Our Lives is bringing family carers, disabled people and professionals together from across England to develop a national postural care strategy and accompanying set of standards.

The need for community places of safety in Sandwell

The national Mental Health Crisis Care Concordat states that people with mental health difficulties should be able to get help 24 hours a day.

Moving one step closer to an ordinary life……

When you are a young person, the influence school has on your life can make or break you.

Ideas Festival 27th January – Local communities finding solutions

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