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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Disability charity receives incredible response to Katie Price documentary

National disability charity, Sense, says that it has had a huge response to the BBC documentary, ‘ Katie Price: Harvey and me’, that was broadcast…

Young Drivers with autism

Helping young drivers with Autism learn to drive

Part of the focus of World Autism Month is encouraging people to take a pledge to help create a world where all people with autism can reach their…

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Baluji Shrivastav OBE Uses Inspiring Tale To Encourage Musicians All Over The World

Blinded at only 8 months, Baluji Shrivastav OBE has spent nearly all of his life challenging the stereotypes around the blind as one of the…

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Introducing Bealies Adaptive Wear

In January 2016, our lives changed forever. One Saturday afternoon whilst out with my son Emile, he suffered a spinal cord stroke, just like that…

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Horse riding for disabled children - the perfect staycation holiday

A holiday activity can sometimes inspire a lifelong hobby and with many families choosing a staycation over a trip abroad this year, now could be…

Wheelchair basketball

Being disabled doesn’t mean you can’t challenge yourself - Legs4Africa

As the world gears up for the first day of the Tokyo Paralympics, here at Ucan2 Magazine we are championing on all the Paralympians who will be…