CAN A PERSON WITH DEMENTIA MOVE OUT OF A CARE HOME DURING CORONAVIRUS?

From the Alzheimer's Society Can a person with dementia move out of a care home during coronavirus? As a loved one of a person in residential...

CONNECTING THE MIGRAINE COMMUNITY

From 'The Migraine Trust' CONNECTING THE COMMUNITY We are amazed at how resilient our migraine community has been during these difficult times. Despite the stress and problems...

Why working when you’re disabled is even harder than you think

If you are disabled many people tell us that finding a job can be very demanding. Some jobs require physical effort whilst others demand...

FLU VACCINE FOR TOTS

They call youngsters the flu super-spreaders, meaning that they pass on flu to the vulnerable members of the community, including the elderly. The vaccine, a...

THOUSANDS TO MISS OUT ON ESA BENEFITS?

Thousands of people claiming disability benefits could miss out on up to three years of backdated payments, despite the DWP (Department for Work and...

NOVEMBER WAS MEN’S MENTAL HEALTH MONTH

The Mental Health Foundation reminds us that November was Men's Mental Health Month. And that the need to talk is always ongoing. But men,...

“MY DISABLED WORLD” – MORE POEMS ON THE PENULTIMATE DAY OF OUR COMPETITION

CLOSING DATE FOR ENTRIES 31st OCTOBER 2020 [email protected] VIRGIN MEDIA are joint sponsors of "My Disabled World" A LIST OF OUR NOMINATED CHARITIES SO FAR MS (twice);  Cancer...

“MY DISABLED WORLD” – A BACKGROUNG TO OUR JUDGES; TODAY RUTH PATTERSON

Ruth Patterson is the Lead Singer with 'Holy Moly & The Crackers' Ruth sits on our panel of 12 judges along with Stuart Bensusan, Marsha...

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...

ACTION PLANS: RESOURCES FOR THE NEXT SCHOOL YEAR

From 'time to change' 1 in 8 young people will experience a mental health problem; that's roughly 3 students in every classroom. It's time to...

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EXAMING CARERS AND DISABILITY BENEFITS

Here is a list of Carers and Disability Benefits from the UK Government Apply for communication support at a job interview if you...