Alison in words of her sister Sandra
Sandra and her family felt that Alison wasn’t just a member of their family, but of the MacIntyre family too
Jo's daughter, Jess who is now in her 30s, is supported by MacIntyre. Now in her mid 60s, Jo faces concerns about her daughter's future if she's no longer there for Jess.
Jo talks about the importance of recognising Jess' wishes for her future, normalising the conversation about life after the parents are gone and building a relationship with families early on.
MacIntyre was established by the parents of a disabled child in 1966 for all people with a learning disability to live a life that makes sense to them.
Each month Nicola Payne, MacIntyre's Family Engagement Consultant, talks to special guests who share their insights and experiences.
Have you missed Celebrating Families Week in 2022? Catch up with all our sessions.
By adopting the values within the Family Charter, it will be clear to all staff on how to make sure that the best interactions are happening.
What should I consider when looking for a place for my relative?We are happy to offer advice and support when you are looking for a suitable place. For…
MacIntyre is successfully hosting a monthly meeting called Lets Come Together. This event is for parents, siblings, and carers of people we support.
Hearing from the families of people we support is something that we encourage and promote across all of MacIntyre.
Here we look at how people with a learning disability and Autistic people often face barriers when it comes to personal relationships and sexuality.
As part of the Big Plan we want to make sure everyone feels included in meetings and that they are always accessible in every way.
We decided to develop our own set of seven co-production standards. We use these standards to evaluate and measure the work that we do.
Part of the Big Plan is to make sure that people who draw on our support have opportunities for paid employment. In this article, people tell us why it's…