Congratulations Siobhan

 

Siobhan Dalton gave herself the challenge of doing a Skydive at 12,000 feet to raise money for her chosen charity Derbyshire Mind.

Despite a little concern over the weather leading up to the date, she successfully completed her challenge at Langar Airfield, Nottinghamshire on 26th October.

“I chose this charity as I feel that many people don’t think about mental health as much as other charitable causes, by doing this event I hope to increase awareness.

Please support me in my aim to raise as much money as I can for this Charity!”

 

 

 

WP_20151026_014Derbyshire Mind would like to say a huge thank you for her efforts and congratulations on an amazing achievement.

 

 

You can continue to support Siobhan by donating to Derbyshire Mind right up to the end of December.

 

 

 

 

Donations can be sent via the Derbyshire Mind ‘my donate’ page.

 

Press release: Derbyshire Mind wins the contract to deliver Independent Specialist Advocacy Services for Derbyshire residents as from 1st April 2016

 

Derbyshire Mind is delighted to announce that we have been selected as the provider to deliver Independent Specialist Advocacy Services for Derbyshire residents as from 1st April 2016.

 

This news means that we can continue to provide Independent Mental Capacity Act (IMCA) and Independent Mental Health Act (IMHA) Advocacy Services on behalf of Derbyshire County Council.

 

We also continue to offer specialist advocacy support to informal in-patients in all mental health and learning disability units across Derbyshire.

 

In addition, as from 1st April 2016, Derbyshire Mind will take over the responsibility for the Independent Complaints Advocacy service for people who wish to make a complaint about their NHS care or treatment, including any complaint against an organisation or service where the treatment is funded by the NHS.

 

Wendy Beer – Chief Executive of Derbyshire Mind says “Derbyshire Mind has a proven track record in the delivery of excellent specialist advocacy services. I am proud that we have the opportunity to take this work forward over the next 5 years, ensuring Derbyshire residents receive the very best in specialist advocacy support”

Thanks to our recent fundraisers

We would like to say a huge thank you to our recent fundraisers and their supporters for their amazing efforts in raising funds for their charity of choice, Derbyshire Mind.

 

Ed Watkins

In April Ed Watkins took part in the Derby 10k road race then in May completed a full marathon in Belfast.  He concluded his 3 way challenge back in Derby with the Ramathon.

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D100 Team

Dave Thornton, Harry Sloan and Andy Brooks completed their D100 Challenge

The trio started the D100 challenge at 8:08am on 27th June. Their route of almost exactly 100 miles took them from the most northerly to most southerly point in Derbyshire via Black Hill, Kinder Scout, Castleton, Bakewell, Matlock, Derby and Hartshorne. They all successfully crossed the finish line on the Derbys/Leics border 31hours 23mins later at 3:31pm on 28th June.
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St Benedict’s school 

Our corporate administrator received a cheque from fundraising efforts by St Benedict’s school in Derby

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