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At Foothold, we want to be transparent and open with our community. That's why our team regularly share their experiences, thoughts and updates to keep you informed.

Working from home – dyslexia, distance and distractions.

On this year’s Dyslexia Week we're featuring a guest blog from Mamta Singhal, a design engineer living with dyslexia.

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Foothold Wills awareness month is here

Did you know that on average one in six of the engineers we care for is funded by a gift in a Will? Fliss shares her experience with leaving a legacy.

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How friendship helps us and our community

To mark the end of this year's Friendship Month, Beverley writes about what friendship means to her and the Foothold community.

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How to support someone living with dementia

On this year's Alzheimer's Month, Jane looks at ways to support people living with dementia.

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Three reasons why lifelong learning will improve your life

This year’s Have a Go month celebrates lifelong learning and trying new things. We're encouraging our community to give something new a try today.

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Supporting our international community in extraordinary times

Services and Development Manager Denice explains how her team supports international community members and their families

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Running your way to better mental and physical health

Our Trustee Richard Spalding talks about the benefits of keeping up his running routine.

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Importance of friendship – nurturing connections online

On International Friendship Day, Li-Anne looks at the importance of friendships and gives some tips on how to foster connections online.

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Keep it simple! Three ways to simplify your day.

On National Simplicity Day, Eranta writes about the ways we can simplify our days and bring more intention and clarity into our working lives.

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Your stories

sharon becoming a carer
The way we have dealt with the last 12 months is with a positive attitude, laughter and not being afraid to ask for help. Sharon Monelle View story
Alan overcoming illness
The financial support has alleviated so many problems for us. I can’t express how much it helped - it’s enabled us to live a life. Alan Monelle View story