Brent Mencap is the leading voluntary sector organisation in Brent working with and on behalf of people of all ages with a learning disability.
We are a charity. Our Charity registration Number is 1077038. We are also a company limited by guarantee. Our company registration number is 3651245.
As an organisation we have achieved Investors in People Silver Standard
We believe that everyone is entitled to an active and fulfilling existence, full human and civil rights and to feel valued as a member of the community.
We seek to reduce the disadvantage and discrimination experienced by children and adults with a learning disability.
We support user empowerment and the development of services that are responsive to user needs and wishes.
We recognise that family and friends of children and adults with learning disabilities may experience disadvantage and discrimination as a result of their caring responsibilities. We seek to support them in their role and not disadvantage them further by our work.
Children and adults with a learning disability have a right:
- To realise their potential as an individual
- To make decisions about their own lives
- To be listened to
- To be valued and treated with dignity and respect
- To form relationships and friendships
- To contribute to society
- To have an adequate income
- To privacy
- To be safe from abuse and neglect
- To receive assistance on their terms