The deadline is fast approaching and I need your help. Why because having your say means more than you probably think it does – by responding to the consultation before the deadline on the 1st December gives every disabled person and their families a voice for change. Confused? If you weren’t aware already the governmentContinue reading “Have your say – your say matters.”
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Accessible Housing needs
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”
Brightly making carers visible
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”
Feeling anxious about returning back to normal!!
Have Supermarkets failed the disability world!
A beautiful home, A beautiful Accessible home
‘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”
Changing Places Toilets and Hospital
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.