Research has revealed that two out of three of the Scottish city’s public toilets are wheelchair friendly, putting it at the top of the list.
Just 9% of homes in England currently provide basic accessibility features – and analysis of 324 English local plans for the next decade shows that this looks unlikely to improve.
Film producer Ken Ross, renowned for the likes of My Feral Heart and Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were Rabbit, has issued a call for more disabled people to appear on TV and film screens worldwide.
If you’re looking to develop your skills in the near future, you might find the Leonard Cheshire Can Do programme of particular interest.
National charity for wheelchair sport WheelPower has announced that it will be releasing ten new online workouts aimed at primary and secondary age disabled children
Additional help is being made available for disabled people who are continuing to work from home during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Disability Rights UK has called the Football Association’s Football Leadership Diversity Code into question, saying that it misses out Britain’s biggest minority in its recruitment targets.
Although there is a clear need or accessible housing in the UK, it seems that there is a very real shortage in this regard.
A new council development in York in the offing is putting intergenerational living at its heart, with 85 new properties being built.
Thinking about how your needs may change over the years is certainly advisable if you’re keen to stay in your home for as long as you possibly can, living independently.
It’s important that more of our homes and public spaces are designed to help those with dementia enjoy them and live fulfilled lives.