Taking on a caring role for someone living with dementia can also mean a change in relationship as their condition deteriorates.
Care and support
As the Prime Minister announces plans to reform health and social care in the UK, we look at what to expect and charities reveal their concerns.
As people across the UK continue to get the first and second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, Vijay, a campaign assistant at Mencap who has a learning disability himself, shares his experience .
The classroom and education are critical for all developing young people. When a pupil is returning to the classroom after an acquired brain injury, knowing how to best support their needs is imperative. A new resource is here to help.
With an exponential rise of unpaid carers during the pandemic and no increase in support provisions, the hidden workforce is at risk of being left behind.
As the world reopens, new research shows that language is a barrier in the connection between disabled and non-disabled people. It’s time to talk about the language of disability.
Councils are now being urged to apply for a share of a £30 million funding pot to install Changing Places Toilets in public places and tourist attractions.
One of the most misunderstood mental health conditions, schizophrenia is continually vilified. As the conversations around mental health advance, schizophrenia should come to the forefront.
Children aged 12 and over who are classed as clinically vulnerable or living with at-risk adults will be offered a COVID-19 vaccine after Health Secretary Sajid Javid accepts the advice of scientific advisers.
Carers provide a lifeline for both the people they look after and unpaid carers. This Good CareMonth we celebrate those continually giving back and call for more people in the profession.
Research carried out by the BBC of over 3,300 deaf and disabled people shows the lasting impact of the pandemic on the disabled community.
Struggling to Shower? You’re not alone…FreshWipes can help you regain independence in the home and on the go.
On 18 June 2021, 50 charities sent an open letter to Prime Minister Boris Johnson urging him to keep his promise to amend and fix Britain’s broken social care system.
Everyone deserves dignity with personal hygiene and toileting. Geberit provide toileting solutions to meet any needs, providing independence to users – no matter how young or old.
Throughout the coronavirus pandemic, people with a learning disability have been left behind in the provision of support. In the new normal, what needs to change to better assist the learning disabled community? People with a learning disability have their say.