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Incontinence technology required

Embarrassment about incontinence is inhibiting technological development The Institution of Mechanical Engineers has produced a report highlighting the fact that incontinence is too little talked about, and that this is […]

Paul Smith on DFG analytics

DFG Analytics

The real picture on disabled facilities grants, as shown by DFG analytics Paul Smith, director of Foundations, the national body for home improvement agencies, explains why anecdotal evidence is not […]

Network coverage getting worse

Mobile phone coverage getting worse

Dec 07, 2017

90% network coverage promised by 2017 Broken promises from the mobile networks and government mean that phone services are failing vulnerable people. In 2014, the then Culture Secretary, Sajid Javid, […]

Belinda Schwehr talks CASCAIDr

CASCAIDr launch interview

Dec 04, 2017

In this podcast, I am talking to adult social care expert, Belinda Schwehr, about her new project, CASCAIDr, a radical new approach to ensuring that people can access proper advice […]

Simone Aspis, disability activist

Barriers to Independent Living

This guest blog is written by Simone Aspis, a disabled activist campaigning for disabled people’s rights to independent living. Simone tells us about the barriers that people with learning disabilities […]

Study of young adults with CP

Calling young adults with CP

Nov 28, 2017

Research study about growing up with cerebral palsy An interesting new research project has received ethical approval at the University of Brighton. The study aims to explore the experience of […]

House of Commons committee on accessibility and the built environment

Employment support for carers

Nov 27, 2017

Parliamentary inquiry into employment support launched According to the most up-to-date census results, there are six and a half million family carers in Britain. This number is set to increase […]