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Jul 01

Lighting Systems For Accessible Bathrooms

Matthew

When it comes to accessible bathroom spaces, lighting is of the utmost importance as these parts of the house can be hazardous unless proper precautions are taken at the design stage.

Jun 28

Social Value Of Home Adaptations Revealed

Matthew

Home adaptations for older and disabled people can deliver improvements in mobility and overall wellbeing, as well as bringing wider physical benefits.

Jun 14

Which UK Cities Provide The Best Elderly Care?

Matthew

The UK has an ageing population, which means that there is a growing need for the provision of high-quality elderly care – a need that will only become more acute as time goes on.

May 30

Actor With Cerebral Palsy Appears In Derry Girls!

Matthew

A would-be actor with cerebral palsy has appeared as an extra in the final season of Channel 4’s hit comedy series Derry Girls, appearing in a funeral scene in episode six.

May 15

1 Million More Disabled People Now In Employment

Matthew

Official data from the Office for National Statistics has revealed that there are over one million more disabled people now employed compared to five years ago, up by 1.3 million since 2017.

Apr 30

Improved Accessibility For Disabled People In Otley!

Matthew

When it comes to visiting new places or exploring the area in which they live, disabled people have to consider all aspects of accessibility of their destination to ensure they are able to navigate their way around with ease.

Apr 24

New Disability-Led Brewery Opens In Bristol!

Matthew

The former Tapestry Brewery in Totterdown in Bristol is set to reopen its doors after a tricky period earlier this year, this time to be known as Tapestry by Props.

Mar 24

First Disabled High Sheriff Of South Glamorgan Now Appointed!

Matthew

According to Wales Online, 60-year-old Rosie is now the first person ever born disabled to be appointed to the role.

Mar 11

New Guidelines Launched To Help Disabled Children Be More Active

Matthew

The UK Chief Medical Officers have, for the first time, published guidelines to help disabled children and young people become more physically active.

Feb 18

Manchester To Hold Para Swimming World Championships

Matthew

The Para Swimming World Championships are due to be held at the Manchester Aquatics Centre between July 31st and August 6th 2023.

Feb 10

Man With Down’s Syndrome Gains Place On Scaffolding Course

Matthew

A 32-year-old man with Down’s Syndrome has gained a place on a scaffolding training scheme at Weston College in Swindon, with the apprentice course set to see him become a fully qualified scaffolder.

Jan 25

Survey For National Disability Strategy Ruled Unlawful

Matthew

The High Court has ruled that a survey of disabled people used to inform the government’s new National Disability Strategy is “unlawful”. See more on the blog.

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