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child with spinal cord injury

Neurokinex, has launched a fundraising appeal to support people with a newly acquired spinal cord injury.

Prior to the Covid-19 lockdown, Neurokinex operated a Newly Injured Scheme which awards six free sessions to those newly injured or diagnosed and…

Outdoor Accessible Activities

Five Outdoor Accessible Activities During the Pandemic

The outdoors is a place of relaxation, a place to explore and a place of finding excitement. With simply a pair of shoes and a sense of adventure…

garden Transformation carried out by volunteers

Garden transformation by volunteers at learning disability service in Barnet

Learning disability service run by national charity Hft has been given a makeover thanks to the hard work of volunteers who have been involved…

Visually Impaired Sailing Association

The Visually Impaired Sailing Association announces new Patron

The Visually Impaired Sailing Association (VISA-GB) announced that Pip Hare the respected sailor and Vendee Globe competitor has become the Patron…

accessible EV charging

Motability partners with Designability to support accessible EV charging project

Motability, a national disability charity, has partnered with Designability, a charity which creates products to enable disabled people to live…

Learning disability charity

Learning disability charity recognises frontline impact made by interns during lockdown

Transition to employment charity, DFN Project SEARCH, is supporting this year’s Learning Disability Week by recognising the impact its interns and…

new child and adult protection chair Susan Maclaren

New Child and Adult Protection Committees Chair

Aberdeenshire Council has appointed a new independent Chair of its Child and Adult Support Protection Committees.

Susan Maclaren…

Dudley Town FC

Dudley Town FC launches new first team strip in support of social care workers

Dudley Town FC have launched a new first team football kit for the 2020/21 season to mark the club's support for frontline social care workers.…

Social care cuts for people with learning disability

Social care cuts for people with learning disability leave families stuck in lockdown

Seven in ten (69%) people with a learning disability had social care cuts when they needed it most, leaving many stuck in lockdown according to a…

Clip-Knix

Good quality lingerie from Clip-Knix

Funmi Lawal was born in England and had a stroke soon after childbirth at the age of 35. She experienced first-hand how reduced mobility can rob…

Eligible for motability scheme

Hidden Disability: The Celebrities Who Are Eligible for the Motability Scheme

he concept and definition of disability has evolved quite radically over the last century. Today, hidden disabilities are recognised as biomedical…

Eden Futures

Eden Futures is back on track with new developments and job creation

Eden Futures revealed solid plans for new developments at the start of 2020, building on 2019 when it opened seven more supported living services…

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Youth work: From a distance

Aberdeenshire Council’s Work With Young People team is finding new ways and means to continue to support around 120 young people across…

Here East reveals second cohort

Here East reveals second cohort of 'East London Innovators'

Here East, London's technology and innovation campus, announced its second cohort of East London Innovators. The campaign identifies individuals…

Geberit AquaClean Mera Care

The Geberit AquaClean Mera Care: Designed for Independent living

Bathroom adaptations play a vital role in helping people of all ages with a long-term limiting illness or disability to remain in their own homes…

Gwenie with her iPad donation

Vulnerable people able to see families for first time in months thanks to iPad donations

A 90-year-old care home resident from Cumbria has told of her joy after being able to see her husband again after over a month thanks to iPad…