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.Read More
Every day, companies are driving disabled employees to reach their full potential in the workplace. Transport for London (TfL) has been committed to supporting their disabled staff for years, and want to continue to develop opportunities.
To mark this year’s Volunteers’ Week (1-7 June) Mencap is to deliver more than 1,200 handwritten letters to thank volunteers.
Last year, supermarket chain Sainsbury’s introduced sunflower lanyards: an initiative to make shopping easier for customers with hidden disabilities. We speak to Leigh, store manager at Sainsbury’s Barnstaple, where the lanyards were introduced.
Today (30 May) is World MS Day, where a global connection of people are coming together to reveal their life and experiences of multiple sclerosis (MS). This year’s theme will focus on raising awareness of the invisible symptoms of MS and the impacts on daily life.
Going to Accident and Emergency (A&E) in the hospital is a scary experience. For people living with symptoms of dementia it could even be traumatising. Now, one hospital has built a replica bus stop in their A&E waiting room to calm anxious dementia patients.
On Thursday (23 May), across the UK people went out to cast their votes in the European Elections. As the results sink in, what does this mean for us now?