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“Entertaining and informative!”

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“Had a really good time, nice family environment.” “A great idea, a good way to engage” These are just some of the comments from our Pies, Peas and Personalisation event held on Thursday 12 April. The event started at 4.30 with refreshments and an opening speech from Brian Button (chair) who welcomed people to the […]

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Call for the overhaul of personal budgets for older people

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Personal budgets must be overhauled to ensure older people, particularly those with dementia, can benefit from them, according to the Association of Directors of Adult Social Services. The organisation’s concerns are set out in The Case for Tomorrow, a discussion paper on the future of older people’s services. Specific issues cited include the transfer of […]

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What do you think of the new Disability Living Allowance?

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Leonard Cheshire Disability Campaigns is urging disabled people to respond to the government consultation on the new Personal Independence Payment (PIP) The Welfare Reform Act 2012, which passed in March, introduces a new benefit, Personal Independence Payment (PIP). PIP replaces Disability Living Allowance (DLA) for people aged 16-64. Both DLA and the new benefit PIP […]

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Pie, Peas and Personalisation!

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We have organised an evening of games and activites (all based on personalisation and independent living) as a way of welcoming new members and for anyoone interested in finding out what we are all about in an informal atmosphere. It is on Thursday 12th of April 4.30 to 6.30 This is an opportunity to: find out […]