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Feb 25

Edinburgh Comes Top For Accessible Public Loos!

Matthew

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.

Feb 23

Proportion Of Accessible New Homes Being Built ‘Now Falling’

Matthew

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.

Feb 16

Ken Ross Issues Call For Greater Inclusivity For Disabled People On Screen

Matthew

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.

Feb 10

Have You Heard Of The Leonard Cheshire Can Do Programme?

Matthew

If you’re looking to develop your skills in the near future, you might find the Leonard Cheshire Can Do programme of particular interest.

Jan 05

10 New Online Workouts Launched For Disabled Children

Matthew

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

Nov 24

Government Scheme Gives Extra Support For Disabled

Matthew

Additional help is being made available for disabled people who are continuing to work from home during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Nov 15

Disability Rights UK Criticises FA’s Diversity Code

Matthew

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.

Nov 04

Why Is There A Shortage Of Accessible Housing In The UK?

Matthew

Although there is a clear need or accessible housing in the UK, it seems that there is a very real shortage in this regard.

Nov 01

Intergenerational Housing Development Comes To York

Matthew

A new council development in York in the offing is putting intergenerational living at its heart, with 85 new properties being built.

Oct 07

What Will The Homes Of The Future Look Like?

Matthew

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.

Sep 28

‘More Places Should Apply Design Guidelines For Dementia’

Matthew

It’s important that more of our homes and public spaces are designed to help those with dementia enjoy them and live fulfilled lives.

Sep 15

Changing Times For Changing Places

Matthew

In the 2020 Budget, Chancellor Rishi Sunak committed to invest £30million to increase access to Changing Places toilets.

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