FreeBird Associates


Who we are

FreeBird Associates are independent facilitators of learning, with a focus on supporting the development of knowledge and skills in the health and social care sector. Grounded in the principles of social justice, we have a fundamental belief in the power of effective learning and development to change lives through the transfer of learning into practice.

We have a background in front-line social care practice and management and, before setting up FreeBird Associates, had specialist roles in social care learning and development within a large local authority.

Our vision is to support organisations to be the best they can be.

Our passion is delivering learning that educates, informs and inspires.

Our values lie in empowering learners to be curious, confident and competent.

We believe in the power of learning to make a positive difference to peoples’ lives.

As well as our open courses on Adult Safeguarding, Mental Capacity Act & Deprivation of Liberty and Equality & Diversity we offer the following:

Consultancy on:

  •   Organisational development
  •   Meeting regulatory requirements in Health and Social Care
  •   The development of learning organisations, including competency based frameworks and evidence informed practice
  •   Delivery and evaluation of in-house learning and development

Facilitation of bespoke learning programmes in the following areas:

  •  Appreciative Inquiry
  •   Building effective working relationships
  •   Cultural Competence
  •   Equality and Diversity
  •   Person centred practices
  •   Principles and practice of Human Rights in Health and Social Care
  •   Principles and practice of the Mental Capacity Act 2005
  •   Risk Assessment and Decision Making
  •   Safeguarding Adults
  •   Self-neglect
  •   Social Care Induction

We are also qualified to deliver:

  •   Action Learning Set Facilitation
  •   Group and individual performance and executive coaching


We are always happy to discuss areas of learning not mentioned above, so please do contact us to discuss your requirements.

Please click the eventbrite link on the right hand side to see our upcoming courses.

Corinne Leverton and Anna Elwood

Email: [email protected]

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FreeBird Associates