TACKLING INJUSTICE AND REDUCING STIGMA

A new £15 million programme will see up to 1 million people trained in basic mental health "first aid" skills.The programme will improve personal...

LET’S GET ‘DISABILITY CONFIDENT’ MOVING

We have commented before on the 'Disability Confident' scheme and listed the 21 FTSE 100 companies that have signed up. But, as we said,...

A BUDGET OF QUOTATIONS

Jeremy Corbyn Labour Leader A lot will be no better off and the misery many are in continues. Caroline Abrahams, AGE UK The budget's failure to acknowledge...

THE FINANCIAL INEQUALITY OF DISABILITY

A report published by the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) has established that the impact of changes to all tax, social security and...

AC/DC STAR DIES OF DEMENTIA

Malcolm Young, guitarist with the rock band AC/DC, has died at 64 after a battle with dementia. He founded the Australian band, best known for...

PROOF OF THE PURPLE POUND

By Martyn Sibley Yesterday Airbnb completed the acquisition of Accomable. An accessible travel business I co-founded in 2015 with Srin. What started as an idea...

IF YOU ARE A CHARITY AND WANT TO RAISE SIGNIFICANT FUNDS .. THEN PLEASE...

As the founder of Disability Talk I am extremely pleased and proud to announce the launch of CARITAS WWW.CARITASPRODUCTS.COM And for more information on how to...

BILL GATES DONATES £38 MILLION TO BEAT DEMENTIA

Bill Gates, the software billionaire, has said he will invest in a British dementia fund set up to accelerate the search for a cure. The...

CARE CHARITIES FACING FINANCIAL HARDSHIP

Social care for vulnerable adults is under threat following the ruling that minimum pay rates apply - even for 'sleep-in' shifts. And a lot...

FOOTBALL, HEADING & DEMENTIA

The English Football Association (FA) wants the governing world body (FIFA) to investigate the possible links of heading footballs and dementia. This comes after its...

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