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Dementia Diagnosis To Be Overhauled

One Year On from the Prime Minister’s Challenge NHS England is to tackle “shockingly low” dementia diagnosis rates with plans that could see 160,000 people…



Can Cerebra help your family?

If you have a child with a neurological condition then national children’s charity, Cerebra, can help you with some of the challenges daily life can…


Feeling low, anxious or stressed?

NHS Living Life is a free telephone service available to anyone in Scotland feeling low, depressed or anxious. Our self-help coaches and therapists can help…


Hearing loss in the ageing population

Over 6.5 million of the UK’s over 65 population are thought to have some degree of age-related hearing loss. In 2005 the Royal National Institute…


Making sense of the senses

We find out more about therapies available to people with sensory disorders… We all know about the five senses – touch, taste, sight, sound and…



Partners in Kind

One of the country’s leading care providers has teamed up with a specialist school in a unique partnership to support families with disabled children. The…




Life begins at 40

United Response kick starts 40th anniversary celebrations with new logo and strapline National disability charity, United Response, is starting its 40th celebrations early, with the…


Who cares about carers?

Six million Brits spend their spare time caring for a friend, family member or partner, offering them vital support for no payment. But who’s there…


Finding the People Who Make the Difference

Merton Centre for Independent Living is proudly launching its new Peer Support Programme, with volunteers trained in coaching techniques offering a free, three-month programme of…