Personal Budgets

Personal Budgets “The service is excellent. The staff are really approachable, helpful and friendly, dealing with all my personal payroll-related matters in the most efficient and prompt way possible.” Sebastian Lynn There are two types of Personal Budget: ​A Personal Health Budget is an amount of money you can get from your local Health Authority to help [Continue reading…]

For employers – Recruitment policy and procedures

Recruitment policy and procedures Recruitment, Training, and Development Policy  1       Introduction  1.1    Breakthrough UK exists to provide training, employment, and independent living opportunities to disabled people, within the social model of disability.  1.2    By disabled people we mean all those who encounter social, attitudinal, and physical barriers as a result of society’s failure to take [Continue reading…]

Research – Timeline Project

Breakthrough UK – 20 Steps Forward in 20 Years It is important to remind ourselves of what we have achieved over the past 20 years of disability rights activism, as we have charted our journey from objects of care and charity to becoming active, contributing citizens. When What Why Impact 1998 Breakthrough UK is formally [Continue reading…]

Services supporting disabled people

Services supporting disabled people Disability Design Reference Group We manage the highly successful Disability Design Reference Group (DDRG) on behalf of Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM). Pathways Courses Our popular Pathways courses are running now! Gain skills with Digital Inclusion, Pathways2Work, Independent Living and Pre-Employability with our weekly sessions. You’re guaranteed to learn new things [Continue reading…]