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Campaigners take their case to Westminster

DISABILITY campaigners demonstrated in front of the Houses of Parliament to show how the Government's proposed removal of the Disability Living Allowance mobility component will leave disabled people trapped in their homes.

Disabled jobs’ safety net to be axed next week

A SAFETY net for disabled people trying to return to work will be removed next Monday.
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Smart Living event for disabled and older people

Organisations involved in developing and implementing smart living systems and products for disabled and older people are being brought together at a...

Minister addresses dementia scientists

HEALTH Minister Phil Hope will today address the Alzheimer’s Research Trust’s conference in Southampton, the UK’s largest ever gathering of dementia scientists. In...

Loss of smell may predict Alzheimer’s

AMERICAN scientists working with mice have linked a loss of smell function with the build up of amyloid, the toxic protein involved in Alzheimer’s...

More people having to pay for residential care

THE number of older and disabled people paying for residential care without any financial support from their local council has risen by a third...

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