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Steve Morgan Foundation’s Enable fund works wonders

PROUD mum Cheryl Woodfin was delighted with the support the Steve Morgan Foundation was able to give to her son, Jack. Cheryl wrote: “Thank you for...

Carers set to demand urgent action from new Government

THE new UK Government will be urged to set out plans to do more for Britain’s ever-growing army of carers, following a new shock study.

Carers are not ‘buying in’ to hi-tech services

THE world of hi-tech and the Internet – when it works and when it’s not being hacked – are rapidly changing people’s lives. But despite the millions of pounds being spent on developing ways to make life easier and safer for disabled people and carers, it seems the message just isn’t getting through.

Book your place NOW for DAD!

ORGANISERS of this year’s Disability Awareness Day are urging potential exhibitors to book their space as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

My inspirational mum . . .

MUMS are special. They give us life, and for some of us lucky ones, they go on giving us hope, inspiration and encouragement – even when things look absolutely impossible.

Thousands still get just 15 minutes of personal care . . .

THOUSANDS of disabled and older people are still receiving undignified homecare in 15-minute slots, despite official guidance against these ‘flying’ care visits, and major concerns they deprive people of appropriate and compassionate care.

Little Harry very happy with life in his hot seat, thanks to Newlife

HAPPY times for Harry Elliot – and his parents – thanks to Newlife Foundation for Disabled Children getting them a specialist buggy after months of frustration with statutory services,