Welcome to Brent Mencap's website.
We are the leading learning disability charity in Brent.You will get a lot of information about Brent Mencap on this website and what we do. You can also read the most recent Brent Mencap news letters. Brent Mencap works in partnership with other organisations.We speak up and campaign.
For online advice for people in Brent, please visit - Brent Advice Matters or BAM for short.
Wheelchair users can now book an Uber in London using the app with UberWAV: The WAV (wheelchair accessible vehicle) option is designed for wheelchair users traveling within zones 1-4 in London who require an affordable, reliable and safe travel option. Find out more and get £15 off your first WAV or ASSIST ride.
Learning Disability Half-Term Sports Club Ages 14 to 25
When: 29th, 30th, 31st May and 1st June 2017
Time: 10am –3pm
Where: Brent Mencap, 379-381, High Road, Willesden NW10 2JR & Various venues
Only £15 per day, Limited places, so book early click here for flyer
We are not able to provide 1:1 support but will consider young people who come with support
or contact Robert at Brent Mencap 020 8451 5278
The Care Quality Commission (CQC) have recently launched their new ‘Tell Us About Your Care’ partnerships with a number of national charities, of which Disability Rights UK is one. This involves Disability Rights UK gathering feedback from disabled people about their experiences of using health and social care services. The CQC would welcome feedback on your experience of using any of the services they regulate
Multi Sports Sessions starting 18th March 2017 every Saturday
Cost £1 per session for further details please click here
The Brent Magazine is a full color, magazine produced quarterly. It is distributed free to residents within Brent.
With a print run of more than 103,000 copies, the circulation figures far exceed those of all local publications combined.
We demand #RailAccessNow - Get involved in our new campaign
Today Transport for All is launching our Rail Access Now campaign with the support from Paralympian Anne Wafula Strike.
We are demanding that the Government and rail companies take action to uphold Disabled and older people’s right to travel with
freedom and independence like everyone else.
Using the Mental Capacity Act
This video explains the MCA and how it can protect the right to make choices. For people who need the MCA, their carers, and others.
Advice Service CHANGE
The BASIL service has come to an end – click here for further news
Local Charity Brent Mencap Receives Major Boost from London Grant Maker click here
Annual Health Check for adults with intellectual disability has brought a number of health benefits to this population. While this study did not show that the introduction of these checks had any impact on either emergency or elective admissions, there was evidence to suggest that they reduced emergency admissions due to ambulatory care sensitive conditions - conditions where effective community care and case management may help prevent the need for hospital admission
National Plan to develop community services and close in patient facilities for people with a learning disability an/or autism who display behaviour that challenges. Including those with a mental health condition.