From 1st January 2012 changes will come into force affecting those who purchase a vehicle on the Motability scheme. For more information click the link: http://www.disabledmotoring.org/news/press-release-changes-to-the-motability-scheme/#more-3476
“The first awards to support grassroots disability organisations have been announced today by Minister for Disabled People, Maria Miller.” Follow link to read the full press release: http://www.dwp.gov.uk/newsroom/press-releases/2011/nov-2011/dwp134-11.shtml
Department of Health produces a DVD of personal stories from people involved in the personal health budgets pilot program. Participants describe in their own words what the process is like, what they spend their money on and how they made these decisions. Click through to see the stories and/or order a DVD. http://www.personalhealthbudgets.dh.gov.uk/About/Stories/
We have recently compiled a submission on the current consultation about the Human Rights act. “We urge the commission to do all in its power to protect the Human Rights Act to make sure that Disabled people have at least their basic human rights protected so that in a civilised society they can aspire to […]
After undertaking a training course in Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults, the group proudly show their certificates at the recent meeting.