Headway Suffolk’s Brainy Dog scheme trains rescue dogs to be well trained companion and pets to people with a neurological condition. The dogs under our supervision are trained by prisoners, people with mental health problems, teenagers excluded from school and the homeless. The project is funded by the Big Lottery. The Big Lottery is celebrating […]
Hidden disabilities must not lead to discriminatory treatment, says Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman
A recent announcement by the Local Government and Care Services Ombudsman highlights the importance of councils making sure that their procedures do not discriminate against people with hidden disabilities. This follows a review of three cases involving London boroughs which were found to be discriminating. The Equality Act 2010 requires councils to anticipate the needs […]
Headway UK’s ‘Improving life after brain injury’ leaflet.
Brain injury explained leaflet Click the link above to download Headway UK’s ‘Brain Injury Explained’ leaflet. An acquired brain injury, or ABI, refers to any injury caused to the brain since birth. A brain injury can happen to anyone, at any time and can be caused by trauma (for example following a road traffi c […]
Welfare advice, advocacy, information, house clearance, help arranging accessible holidays, gardening and decorating help, zimmer frame and wheelchair loans
It provides free impartial advice for Hull residents on a whole range of issues including benefits, debt, housing, family, community care and employment.
The Centre for Independent Living, covering Hull and the East Riding of Yorkshire managed by Choices and Rights Disability Coalition. The Centre for independent Living (CIL) is a collection of key services for disabled people.. Choices and Rights staff members manage the Information Service,Direct Payments Support Schemes,Database of Potential Personal Assistants,Disability Information Service,Disability Equality Training, Consultancy,Equality […]
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