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Focus on Disability - For Disabled People, the Elderly and their Carers in the UK

Christmas Grants

What help is out there? We always see a dramatic increase in people using our website in the aftermath of Christmas due to debts accumulated over the holiday.  As it can be a difficult time financially...

Focus on Disability - For Disabled People, the Elderly and their Carers in the UK

Toilets ruin British destinations for seven in ten

Hundreds of disabled tourists have spoken out after having trips to British tourist spots ruined by a ‘disgusting’ and ‘degrading’ lack of usable toilets. “It leaves you feeling like they don’t want me there, and it makes...

Focus on Disability - For Disabled People, the Elderly and their Carers in the UK

Meaningful Measures of Integration for Care

Dan Wellings writing at the King’s Fund: The NHS long-term plan confirmed, once again, that collaboration is now the organising principle of the NHS, and that integrated care is the idea on which national leaders...

Focus on Disability - For Disabled People, the Elderly and their Carers in the UK

Unpaid carers face bleak financial future

Unpaid carers face bleak financial future paying care costs on top of tens of hours of care every week says Carers UK New research released today by Carers UK, the leading membership charity for people...

Focus on Disability - For Disabled People, the Elderly and their Carers in the UK

Rekindling Hope in Public Services

Chris Naylor writing at The King’s Fund –  In the late 1960s the psychologist Martin Seligman made a name for himself by exploring how animals respond to the experience of powerlessness. His research involved delivering...