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A perfect partnership with Melvin Hall Apr 20

How a former care centre in Penge on the brink of closure is now a thriving community centre with an exciting programme of events.

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Reasonable Adjustments and learning disabilities Apr 15

If you have a learning disability, you are entitled to ask for a Reasonable Adjustment if you are visiting a hospital. Here’s everything you need to know about asking for a Reasonable Adjustment

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Certitude releases Gender Pay Report Apr 04

Certitude has conducted a review of its gender pay gap statistics as at 5th April 2018. The information has been considered by the Board and Leadership Team and we are pleased to report a low pay gap across the organisation, which reflects our commitment to diversity and equality across the organisation. Our overall gender split […]

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Accentuate the positive – New report references Certitude’s positive practices for staff wellbeing Mar 14

Certitude has recently been highlighted for creating a happy and healthy workforce in a new report by the Positive Practice in Mental Health Collaborative (PPiMH) and the National Collaborating Centre for Mental Health (NCCMH). PPiMH brings together NHS Trusts, third-sector providers and front-line charities to identify and disseminate positive practice in mental health services, as […]

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Meet Jana, our London Marathon runner Feb 27

Jana Jilkova is running the London Marathon for Certitude this coming April. She wanted to do something to raise money to support us because the work we do is close to her heart. Read on to find out why our cause is important to her, and how her preparation for the 26 mile race is […]

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We support STOMP Feb 25

We’re proud to have joined NHS England’s STOMP campaign – stopping the over-medication of people with learning disabilities and autism

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Race the Vitality 10k for Certitude Feb 18

This 10k runs right through the heart of London. We’ll be with you every step of the way, from the start to the finishing line.

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Sensory adventures at the Dominion Jan 30

Here at Certitude, we use a variety of methods to support and connect with the people around us. We know that no two people are the same and we know that everyone’s needs are different. Sensory objects have proven to be an amazingly simple but effective method of stimulating people, thanks to their versatility and […]

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The Harbour mental health crisis café opens in Lewisham Jan 25

A new mental health crisis café called ‘the Harbour’ opened its doors yesterday at University Hospital Lewisham. The Harbour – a joint partnership between the hospital, Certitude and the South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust (SLaM) – will provide peer support to people experiencing a mental health crisis. The aim is to offer people […]

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Can you help our fantastic marathon runner raise vital funds? Jan 22

Mum of four, Jana Jilkova, is running the London Marathon this April for Certitude to help raise money for people with learning disabilities, autism and mental health support needs – but she needs your help.

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