Learning Disability week 2019 Day 1

Learning Disability Week 2019 is the 17th to 23rd of June. POhWER will release 1 client story per day to show how we support people with a Learning Disability. Read more

Volunteers' Week 2019

Volunteers' Week takes place 1-7 June every year. Read our article written by Ruth - a POhWER volunteer advocate in Bedfordshire. Read more

World MS Day

30th May 2019 is World MS Day, bringing the world together to campaign with everyone affected by multiple sclerosis. Read more

POhWER reiterates the importance of independent advocacy for vulnerable people after appalling abuse uncovered by BBC Panorama

While POhWER has no knowledge of the workings of the hospital featured in the Panorama programme, we are deeply concerned and frankly appalled by the undercover footage of the violent and abusive behaviour of care workers towards vulnerable people at Whorlton Hall, County Durham. Read more

Dementia Action Week

20th-26th May 2019 is Dementia Action Week Read more

Mental Health Awareness Week

Mental Health Awareness Week is 13th to the 19th May 2019. Read more

POhWER shortlisted for a national charity award

POhWER has been shortlisted for the UK-wide Charity Today Awards 2019. Read more

Autism Awareness Week

April 1st - 7th is Autism Awareness Week. Find out how POhWER support people with autism. Read more

World Bipolar Day 2019

30th March is World Bipolar Day. POhWER support people with Bipolar disorder to speak up for themselves and have a voice. Read more

Nutrition and Hydration Week

The 11th to the 17th of March is Nutrition and Hydration Week. Read more