WorkFit Update, June 2024

The Down’s Syndrome Association (DSA) is thrilled to announce on His Majesty the King’s Birthday Honours List that Carol Boys, Chief Executive,was made an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in recognition of services for special educational needs and disability and to research.






Douglas has been working as an Operations Processor at DHL Heathrow Hub for 3 months now, and he is loving it. His work buddies have been incredibly supportive.










Almost 7 years of hard work and dedication to the team at Ty Pentwyn nursing home. Loved by all his colleagues and residents. Matthew is also a huge fan of Cardiff City Football Club. Keep up the good work, Matthew






Congratulations to Gary on passing his trial with Savills at the Metrocentre Newcastle! We’re excited to share that he will be starting his permanent role. Gary’s hard work and dedication have truly paid off. Well done, Gary!









Thank you to all of our employers for their continued support of our WorkFit programme, and good luck to everyone starting new roles this month. 

To find out more about WorkFit and how we support people who have Down’s syndrome to access meaningful work opportunities that can benefit the rest of their lives, please contact the team on 0333 12 12 300 or email us on For more information visit the WorkFit website: