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Back in December our CEO Jason Gerlack signed the Time to Change Employer Pledge on behalf of East Kent Mencap, and in the last two months our HR department have been working hard to implement valuable initiatives as part of this commitment to changing the way we all think and act about mental health in the workplace. With
Friday, 08 November 2019 by EastKentMencap
We are very pleased to announce that East Kent Mencap has achieved the status of a ‘Disability Confident Leader’. This is the highest level achievable in the Disability Confident Scheme, which is run by the Department for Work and Pensions. The scheme was launched in November 2016 and aims to provide employers with the confidence
We are proud to welcome a second Operations Manager to our team. Karen Loughrill has joined us to lead our Day Opportunities for adults and children with a learning disability and work closely alongside fellow Operations Manager, Tim Birchley, who is responsible for regulated care, domiciliary, community and supported living.
In April, two local women organised a quiz night at the Honeysuckle Inn in Ramsgate, which was attended by over 50 people and raised £255 for our services.
Monday, 20 February 2017 by EastKentMencap
Our SPET team have been supporting the co-founder of Learning Disability England, Gary Boulet, to achieve the organisation's goal of making people's voices louder.
Thursday, 15 December 2016 by EastKentMencap
To spread some Christmas cheer, members of Blend singing group and East Kent Mencap recently performed a carol service for shoppers at Westwood Cross.
Tuesday, 13 December 2016 by EastKentMencap
On Giving Tuesday, a global day of giving, the local community helped East Kent Mencap raise just under £1000!
Monday, 24 October 2016 by EastKentMencap
During the month of June, parents of young people with a learning disability were invited to Turner Contemporary to find out about moving into adult services.