carer's allowance

Carer’s Allowance (CA)

Apr 10, 2017

Carer’s Allowance is a benefit paid to some people who care full-time for someone who is severely disabled. You may have to pay tax on it. There is a limit […]

Belinda Schwehr on CASCAIDr

How to fund Care Act advice?

Nov 29, 2016

Belinda Schwehr, expert in adult social care law, explains a radical new approach to ensuring that people can access proper advice about the Care Act; now more essential than ever, […]

wheelchair dance couple Gary and Paula

Wheelchair Dancing

Para dance sport, a lesser-known Paralympic discipline Para dance sport – wheelchair dancing – is a graceful and stylish sport involving athletes with a lower limb impairment. It has been […]

Airport travel with a disability

Flying with a disability

Mar 21, 2017

Open Day for Passengers with reduced mobility Coming up on 4 April, a free event at Milton Keynes Conference Centre for any would-be travellers with a disability, who are concerned […]

bereavement payment

Bereavement Support Payment

Bereavement Support Payment comes into effect in April 2017 This is a single benefit which replaces Widowed Parent’s Allowance, Bereavement Allowance and Bereavement Payment, for new claimants. The new bereavement […]

Foundations roadshow on disabled facilities grants

Disabled Facilities Grants

Disabled Facilities Grants for home adaptations Some 40,000 people a year receive a Disabled Facilities Grant (DFG) to adapt their home, make it safe and accessible. This figure is expected […]

Foundations roadshow on disabled facilities grants

Foundations DFG Roadshows

Mar 14, 2017

Foundations holding roadshows on Disabled Facilities Grants The national body for home improvement agencies is staging these free events around the country, to promote best practice in the use of […]