Lords to fight against disability benefit changes

Peers will attempt to delay changes that would deny some people disability benefits after they were attacked by the Government’s own welfare experts. The fight against...

Charities ‘deeply concerned’ by planned changes to disability benefit

The heads of more than 30 charities have written to the disabilities minister stating that they are "deeply concerned" by proposed changes to a...

BROADCASTERS COMMIT TO DOUBLING THE NUMBER OF DISABLED STAFF

Broadcasters, including the BBC, ITV, Channel 4 and Sky have backed plans to be 'more inclusive'. The current level of disabled employees is just...

MANAGING GUILT AS A DEMENTIA CARER

Caring for a person with dementia can be very challenging. You're likely to experience an extreme range of emotions, one of which is often...

15,000 DIE BEFORE GETTING THEIR SHARE OF THE ESA UNDERPAYMENTS!

Earlier this year, a report by the 'National Audit Office' and a 'Public Accounts Committee', estimated that 70,000 disabled people had been underpaid ESA...

GET YOURSELF ACTIVE EVENT: BOOK YOUR FREE TICKETS NOW!

Get Yourself Active invites you to its event 'Disabled people taking a lead in the changing landscape of health, wellbeing and personalised care: a new approach...

BODY IMAGE CONCERNS ‘MAKING PEOPLE SUICIDAL’

From a survey commissioned by the Mental Health Foundation Their survey suggests that concerns about body image are making large numbers of people depressed and...

SAMANTA BULLOCK: MY STORY AND MY FASHION

Having been a wheelchair model from an early age, Samanta has always felt frustrated by the lack of luxurious clothing available for disabled people. Working...

NATIONAL AUDIT OFFICE IS TO INVESTIGATE THE MONITORING OF SUICIDES

The National Audit Office (NAO) is to investigate the Government's monitoring of suicides among benefit claimants amid concerns about links between welfare reforms and...

DOWNLOAD THE ‘TIME TO TALK’ DAY WORKPLACE ACTIVITY PACK

From 'Time to Change' DOWNLOAD OUR NEW 'TIME TO TALK' DAY ACTIVITY PACK "This year we invite you to consider how you can create awareness raising...

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