Headway Suffolk’s Brainy Dog scheme

14 Aug , 2019 Headway,Information,News

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

14 Aug , 2019 Hull and East Riding News,Information,News

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 […]

Freedom Stroke Club

17 Oct , 2018 Hull and East Riding,Other charities

Stroke survivors and carers who attend offer each other friendship, support, empathy and inspiration in a safe and informal environment. People can share experiences, banter, social events and encourage each other.

Choices & Rights: Disability Coalition (CARDC)

21 Sep , 2018 Hull and East Riding,Information,Legal and benefits help,Work and Life

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 […]