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Marathon runners raise £200,000 for Leonard Cheshire

LONDON marathon runners are set to have raised a staggering £200,000 for disabled people in the UK and overseas through their support of leading charity Leonard Cheshire Disability.

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.

Disabled people feel shut out of sport

ALMOST one in two disabled people say that they don’t take part in sport because of lack of facilities and opportunities.

High health price we pay for inaccessible homes

GPs spent in total the equivalent of 15,000 hours – or six working years – last month dealing with disabled and older patients who have suffered preventable injuries, illness or other health problems because they live in inaccessible homes, according to charity Leonard Cheshire Disability.

New job scheme for disabled graduates

BUSINESSES across the UK are being urged to take on more disabled graduates.

Lottery boost for disability history sites

TWO national organisations have been handed Heritage Lottery Fund grants worth £128,000 to highlight the history of disability.

MP Davies blasted over disabled pay remarks

THE Equality and Human Rights Commission have blasted MP Philip Davies over his comments that disabled people should be paid less than the minimum wage.