In a new report published today (5th November) people with learning disabilities give their opinion on the Government’s plans for social care and discuss how their lives will be affected by the proposals.
The national disability charity, United Response, is launching a new version of its website today. Created in full easy read, with video translation on each page, United Response has set out to deliver a website, which is accessible to as many people with learning disabilities as possible.
The national disability charity, United Response, has been nominated to participate in a new innovative giving programme run by Nesta and funded by the Cabinet Office.
Over the last few days, the media has been dominated by coverage of the long awaited draft social care bill. It is perhaps unsurprising therefore that an announcement by the Home Office yesterday of a new fund to support disabled people who wish to stand for elected office appears to have missed the news agenda.
18th to 24 June is Carers Week and an Ipswich based project which supports unpaid family carers across Suffolk would like to offer carers some much needed rest and relaxation time.
Did you know that, based on the Government’s own figures, 24% of the spending cuts made in the last two years are falling on just 2% of people – those who require require social care, probably the most vulnerable members of our society? What’s more, 58% of all cuts fall on disabled people, older people needing support and people living in poverty?
Yesterday afternoon United Response was among more than a 100 present at the launch of a new manifesto by the Campaign For A Fair Society in the House Of Lords. Two people we support joined us to hear first hand the eight positive principles Campaign For A Fair Society believe could create a better future for all of us in the UK.
The Campaign For a Fair Society is launching its manifesto for a better future at an event at the House of Lords today (12th March).
With 2012 set to be a pivotal year for social care, a national disability charity is launching a groundbreaking report today (11th January) looking at the views of disabled people and their families on why access to good support is so vital.
ASL report calls for government to end institutional care
The national disability charity, United Response, is launching a new free guide today to help people with learning disabilities, who want to live more independently, make financial decisions about their future.
The national disability charity, United Response, has won a Charity Learning Award for reaching out to employees and developing their skills with e-learning.
Last month, UK disability charity United Response took the stage in front of policy makers and third sector pioneers in Central and Eastern Europe, giving examples of how to support people with all levels of disability to live a full life in the community.
Where: Meet at Bass’s Recreation Ground (opposite Derby bus station), at the intersection of A601 St Alkmund's Way and B6000 Station Approach, Derby and march to the rally at Cathedral Green at the intersection of Full Street and Amen Alley, Derby.
United Response’s skilled and creative workforce has topped off a remarkable year by collecting its third major award for training and development, being given “Excellent Provider” status by the prestigious National Skills Academy for Social Care (NSCASC) following a rigorous application and review process.
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