community news

CHARITY FOUNDER’S AWARD

It is reported in the Evening Post, 25th June that John Williams from Mumbles, the founder of a national charity has won an outstanding contribution prize at the National Learning Disabilities Awards for transforming the face of social care services for people with learning disabilities in England. 

John who is from Mumbles is a founder of the national charity Fitzroy more than 50 years ago to challenge the social exclusion of children with severe learning disabilities.

Fitzroy’s first home thrived and it now supports more than 600 adults across 60 locations and the care model is now common practice in England and Wales.

(see the Eve Post for more details)