News and Events 2018/2019

New courses added for 2019

Due to demand a further Thomas Pocklington lighting course is being run by us in Stockport on the 20th February 2019 for just £100 +VAT per person includes course books and refreshments.


Also we are running the popular Dementia and sight loss course in Leeds on the 23rd of January for £100 +VAT

To book either course contact me direct for a booking form on

Mark’s work recognised at Raising The Bar II Conference in Birmingham

Mark was recognised by one of the keynote speakers at the recent “Raising the Bar II” Conference at Birmingham University run by PMLD Link to promote the  Core and Essential Service Standards for People With profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties.

In a moving presentation, by Elly Chapple about her journey with her daughter Ella who is Deafblind with multiple disabilities. Mark was acknowledged for his early assessment of her daughter that formed the start of their journey to designing a service suitable for her daughter, without which she was in danger of being written off by education services in her area. To find out more about Elly & Ella’s fantastic story Please visit them at

If you know someone that might need a sensory functional assessment or Specialist Section 7 Deafblind Assessment follow the link

Elly Chapple At Raising The Bar II Birmingham November

Legacy Tour Reaches University of Wolverhampton October 2018

Mark Gray concluded the 2018 “Inspiration Legacy tours”, at Wolverhampton University, Walsall Campus.

With over 30 learning disability nursing students in attendance.

The day was based on Profound & Multiple Learning Disabilities one of the two choices available Free to UK & ROI Ireland Universities who have an LD/ ID Branch.

for details go to the Inspiration & Legacy Links

New Role with Home Care Direct

Mark is currently working in a new role with Home Care Direct as their new Lead Nurse in Transforming Health Care. As part of an ongoing contract with the specialist Home Care Company. 

The role involves working with individuals, currently in Assessment and Treatment settings. Finding housing and personalised care support. If you think you know someone you’d like to refer, contact Mark direct with your expression of interest process, or via a call to the office numbers or email me

Working In Azerbaijan

Mark Gray is currently working with the State University of Azerbaijan In Baku developing courses to support children & young People with Autism as part of a wide ranging move to change the delivery of social care. The move comes following the conclusion of two successful conferences hosted by the British Council to which Mark was invited as a guest Speaker on Disability Employment  Issues his talks were attended by senior officials in the Azerbaijan Government and diplomats from the USA & UK

Mark Launches the Legacy Inspiration Tour at Positive Choices Conference in Dublin April 2018

Mark Gray (Pictured with Joanna Grace) of the Sensory Stories project is apparently an inspiration to its inception!  One of many services that Mark was a catalyst in bringing about including, Postural Care UK , CHANGE, See-ability information resources. Mark launched the Legacy & Inspiration Tour of Universities in Great Britain & Ireland at the Positive Choices conference in April 2018.

For more details of the tour and how to get it to your school of nursing go to the Legacy Tour Page 

2018 External Health & Social Care training  Courses

12th December Swindon  Supporting People with Sight loss & Dementia a one day programme for vision & Dementia Health and social care Professionals £100.00 +VAT for booking form click on booking link


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