Freeths Derby Clinical Negligence team is extremely proud to announce its Corporate Sponsorship of local disability charity, Umbrella! 

Umbrella supports families living in the city and the surrounding Derbyshire areas including the Amber Valley, Erewash, South Derbyshire and the South Derbyshire Dales. Umbrella supports children and young people between the ages of 5 and 30 with any special need, including: learning and behavioural issues, physical, sensory and other complex additional needs. Over the years we have seen the fantastic support that Umbrella have provided, and continue to offer, to some of our clients. 

Umbrella’s Children’s Services offers one to one support, wider community support and support in the home. Umbrella also offers fun social groups is aimed at those between 5 and 18, arranging weekend trips and play schemes throughout school holidays.  

Umbrella’s Young Adult services, for those between 18 and 30,provides support on a needs based requirement. For those with low to moderate needs, leisure activities are provided to encourage socialising and learning skills for life, and those with a higher level of need are offered one to one support. Umbrella also offers Adult Day Support Services where young adults can participate in Make, Bake and Create Tuesdays and Healthy Lifestyle Fridays focusing on crafts, cooking, meal planning and preparation, budgeting and planning healthy activities.  

Umbrella aim to raise at least £50,000 each year in order to transform and support the lives of disabled children, young adults and their families. Freeths Derby Clinical Negligence team are proud to have contributed to Umbrella’s fundraising efforts, and we look forward to collaborating with Umbrella over the course of the year.  

If you would like to support Umbrella, you can provide sponsorship, volunteer with parents, children and young adults, or even support the head office with your skills. If you are or know a family requiring disability support in the Derbyshire area please see Umbrella’s website for more information on the incredible work Umbrella do:  

If you, or a loved one has a disability which you suspect has been caused by medical negligence, we may also be able to help you. Please contact our local Derby team for free initial advice: Karen Reynolds (0845 2725677), Claire Cooper (0845 274 6830) and Naomi Solomon (0845 030 5742). Please see the following link to contact the rest of our national Clinical Negligence team: