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Government’s National Disability Strategy ‘disappointingly thin’

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Disability groups criticise Government’s new Disability Strategy as disappointing and “thin”. The strategy aims to tackle barriers to housing and employment.   Below two articles about the new strategy including views from disability groups   This strategy sets out the actions the government will take to improve the everyday lives of all disabled people. Click […]

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Sporting Memories Group

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Home Instead Doncaster Sporting Memories and Doncaster Knights have come together to launch the Sporting Memories Club where local sports fans will get together for weekly sessions to reminisce about events on the pitch. The sessions are aimed at over 50s and led by experienced staff or volunteers, they may also include gentle physical activities. Michael Casey, […]

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ILG employer network

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Mark Bates ltd (Premier) who provide independent living insurance, are wanting to help people who employ PAs from across the country to share their experiences and support each other. They have set up a Facebook page and web pages which have lots of very useful documents and resources to help in being a safe and responsible […]

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July e-bulletins

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Have a look at our July e-bulletins that were sent out last week. Active Independence E-bulletin We will keep you up to date with relevant issues of importance to Disabled People, their families and carers across South Yorkshire. Active Independence PA Support E-bulletin We will keep you up to date with relevant issues of importance […]

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JCVI issues interim advice on COVID-19 booster vaccination

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The Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) has been asked to consider the options for a potential coronavirus (COVID-19) booster programme. The JCVI’s interim advice is that any potential COVID-19 booster programme should be offered in 2 stages from September, starting with those most at risk from serious disease. This includes care home residents, people […]