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June 25, 2021

Disabled people at increased risk of death involving Covid-19- Article

Research from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) and London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine finds that disabled people...
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June 25, 2021

Call for PM to tackle disability employment gap- Article

Call for PM to tackle disability employment gap Business leaders have backed a call for the prime minister to deliver...
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June 25, 2021

Why independence is key to improving the lives of people with learning disabilities

Stephan Liebrecht (pictured), operational director of adults care and support at Barking and Dagenham Council writes on the importance of...
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June 25, 2021

Free Coronavirus Awareness eLearning Video from IHASCO

In this short free Coronavirus eLearning video, IHASCO provide practical advice to raise awareness of what Coronavirus is, how to reduce...
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June 25, 2021

UK-wide listening support service launches for unpaid carers

11 June 2021 Carers UK has today launched a new emotional support service for unpaid carers to help combat isolation...
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June 25, 2021

Unpaid carers held back from being physically active

New research shows unpaid carers over 55 find it harder to be active - despite wanting to be fitter Lower...
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June 25, 2021

National action plan urgently needed to protect young carers’ futures

16th March 2021 By Carers Trust 7% of young carers and 78% of young adult carers are more worried about the...
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May 26, 2021

Employing Personal Assistants during the Covid-19 pandemic: lessons for social care practice (PAEmp study)

STUDY SUMMARY   Title: Employing Personal Assistants during the Covid-19 pandemic: lessons for social care practice (PAEmp study)   This study...
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May 11, 2021

Reclaiming Our Futures Alliance’s Submission to the Long-Term Funding of Social Care Inquiry 

  Reclaiming Our Futures Alliance’s Submission to the Long-Term Funding of Social Care Inquiry ROFA has submitted our vision for a National Independent Living Support Service...
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May 11, 2021

Campaign Against Major Human Rights Shortfalls in the Government’s Plans to Reform the Mental Health Act. 

    Campaign Against Major Human Rights Shortfalls in the Government's Plans to Reform the Mental Health Act.   We...
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