Learning for Health Winners
This award celebrates remarkable individuals who, through learning, have transformed their own lives and the lives of their families, friends, their communities, and the places they work. With specific focus on the health aspects of their learning journey.
A severe brain injury following a heart attack left Frank unable to move or speak. He started adult education classes hoping to re-learn the skills he had lost.
Struck down with multiple life-changing illnesses, Kate’s world collapsed, and she felt destroyed mentally and physically. However, her world reopened when her doctor recommended ‘Like Minds’ classes.
With few qualifications, very low confidence and in a job she hated, Lisa felt stuck with nowhere to go, however, being introduced to learning helped her recovery.
While in rehab for his drug and alcohol addiction, Adam realised that he could have a better life. Now on his way to university, he is inspiring others like him do the same.