Game of Thrones star, Kit Harington has donated $10,000 (roughly £8,000) to a fan-created fundraiser for learning disability charity, Mencap.
Get outside and revel in the benefits of the great outdoors during Deafblind Awareness Week, taking place from 24 to 30 June.
During Learning Disability Week (17 – 23 June) it is a time to raise awareness of learning disability and get people connected. However, new research from Mencap has found that bullying is causing more people with learning disabilities to experience isolation.
Learning Disability Weeks 2019 (17 – 23 June) is looking at getting people with learning disabilities out of the home, connected and getting active with their local community.
Figures revealed from the Royal National Institute for Blind People (RNIB) have shown that 76 per cent of people with guide dogs say they have been refused service.
An estimated seven million carers in the UK provide invaluable care to their loved ones, saving the government millions of pounds annually. But what more can the government be doing to support unpaid carers?
Leading amputee charity in Scotland, Finding Your Feet has launched their Stompingly Sensational Online Auction to raise funds towards providing vital physical and emotional support for amputees.
To mark this year’s Volunteers’ Week (1-7 June) Mencap is to deliver more than 1,200 handwritten letters to thank volunteers.
It’s National Epilepsy Week (20-26 May) and you’ll probably spot a few people sporting purple at school, in the office or during day to day life. But why do we wear purple?
Arthritis Care Awareness Week aims to raise awareness about the realities of living with arthritis, and celebrate the work done by Arthritis charities around the UK, carrying out research and raising funds.
This week (20-26 May) is Dementia Action Week, where we raise awareness about the condition and push to find a cure.
Friendships and fun are parts of life everyone should have access to. One charity is going the extra mile to help people build confidence, develop relationships, and has formed a second family in the process.
We all have that one song that fills us with joy, and transports us back in time. Music and sound can have a powerful impact on us, and it has become the latest technique used to care for those living with dementia.
This week (13-19 May) is Mental Health Awareness Week, when we raise awareness of the issues surrounding mental health, and try to break down the stigma around mental health issues.
Going into further education is supposed to be an exhilarating time. But, for some disabled students it can be daunting. Now, Newlife are providing an equipment grant for disabled children and young people to further their prospects. One student shares his journey.