CORONAVIRUS DEATH RATE TWICE AS HIGH FOR DISABLED PEOPLE IN UK

The death rate from coronavirus is twice as high for people with disabilities, according to analysis by the 'Office for National Statistics'. This group saw...

AN eBOOK FOR THE SIBLINGS OF DISABLED BROTHERS AND SISTERS

From the SIBS charity "As lockdown eases further, we know that many siblings continue to face significant challenges. We are here for you and your...

DISABLED LIVES MATTER: HAVE YOUR SAY

DISABLED LIVES MATTER We believe that 'Disabled Lives Matter'. 20% of the UK's population is disabled and sometimes they feel they're the forgotten minority. Could...

TO SHIELD OR NOT TO SHIELD: IT’S A PERSONAL CHOICE

From the 'British Lung Foundation' Since the shielding regime has been eased for people in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, people can now, if they...

DEMENTIA SUPPORT AT HOME, IN HOSPITALS AND IN CARE HOMES

From the 'Alzheimer's Society' During the coronavirus pandemic, we have information and advice for people living with dementia and those supporting them - either in...

DISABLED PEOPLE ‘FORGOTTEN BY GOVERNMENT’ PUTS VITAL SERVICES ON THE BRINK

Disabled people 'forgotten by Government' as 'perfect storm' puts vital services on the brink. So says the Disability Charity Consortium (DCC). Disability Charity Consortium members...

DISABLED AND IN LOCKDOWN: HOW THE GOVERNMENT COULD DO MORE TO HELP

From Vicky Foxcroft MP "I became Shadow Minister for Disabled people a few weeks into the COVID-19 crisis, having already been made aware of some...

IT’S SCLERODERMA AWARENESS MONTH

A few days ago marked the the start of Scleroderma Awareness Month - every year SRUK use this month to raise awareness of scleroderma,...

GET ON BOARD: AN EXCITING UPDATE FROM THE LEONARD CHESHIRE CHARITY!

From the 'Leonard Cheshire' charity "In the past few weeks the government has begun to lift instructions on rail travel. While you're encouraged to limit...

CERVICAL SCREENING AWARENESS WEEK: 15TH – 21ST JUNE

From 'Jo's Cervical Cancer Trust' It goes without saying that coronavirus has changed life for everybody in one way or another. However, one thing that remains...

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