Carers Rights Day is an annual event to make carers aware of their rights, where to get guidance, and to raise awareness of carers’ needs. We speak to one carer about finding support from other parents and this year’s focus: helping carers find their way in local communities.Read More
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Today (1 October) charity Wouldn’t Change A Thing launch their new book, detailing the full, positive lives of people with Down’s syndrome and their families.
The team at Enable were extremely saddened to hear that ex-footballer, Fernando Ricksen, passed away this morning, after a long battle with motor neurone disease (MND).
When you have to stop working after acquiring a disability or receiving a diagnosis, this can have a knock-on effect on your finances later in life. Perhaps not the first thing on your mind, but how will leaving work affect your pension?
Hereditary conditions can pose a flurry of questions within a family. Could you get a similar condition? Will your loved one? In some cases, genetic testing might be the right answer, or, it might not be the route for you. Two women share their experiences of life impacted by Huntington’s disease.
Acclaimed author, JK Rowling has donated £15.3 million to an Edinburgh based MS research centre named after her mother.
Suicide is a topic that can still illicit whispers and misunderstanding. However, it is a subject that more people need to discuss to raise awareness, knowledge and prevent deaths. Together, we can all work to prevent suicide.