Carers Information

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Extra 1m disabled people in poverty

THE number of disabled people living in poverty is about one million higher than official figures, according to a new report.

Disabled children failed by childcare system

A CROSS party inquiry reveals widespread failures for disabled children across the childcare system.

Ab-Phab…

CHESTER Adult Phab group have been celebrating in style after receiving The Queen's Award for voluntary service.

DVD at end of rainbow

A DVD has been launched to celebrate an event that saw hundreds of carers create a human rainbow across the Runcorn bridge.

Needs must

Care to come first in historic ruling

Seven days a week for sight helpline

SIGHTLINE Vision, the charity that supports visually impaired people, has been awarded a £192,000 grant from the Big Lottery Fund.The money will allow the charity to extend its evening helpline – currently Thursday to Monday – into a seven day a week service.

New benefit will not be means tested, says Minister

DISABILITY minister Maria Miller has confirmed the new Personal Independence Payment that will be phased in during 2013-14 to replace Disability Living Allowance will also be non-means tested.