13.9 million Disabled people in the UK. 1.8 million have an accessible housing need – 580 thousand are of working age. We’ve heard government saying like ‘Build better, build beautiful’ or the newest one ‘Build, build, build’. Remember the famous movie of a young farm girl, clicking the heels of her sparkling, ruby red slippersContinue reading “Accessible Housing needs”
This week is national Carers’ Week and the theme is ‘Making Carers Visible’. Did you know there is an estimated 6.5m people in the UK who care for a family or friend with a disability, mental or physical illness. All while being classed as being ‘unpaid’. Yes some may receive carers allowance at less thanContinue reading “Brightly making carers visible”
‘Building Better, Building Beautiful‘ These are the words the Government have used in a new report announced this week, MP Robert Jenrick even used the words ‘building beautiful must become the norm’. When I read the full report hoping that finally we were going to see the government stepping up, by seeing that accessible homesContinue reading “A beautiful home, A beautiful Accessible home”
This week the Department of Health and Social Care announced the first round of funding of £500.000 to be given to 10 NHS Trust Hospital in England to build Changing Places facilities.