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Good News About The Cuts?

Last month Iain Duncan Smith, the secretary of state for Work and pensions, stepped down from his role amid a furore about the planned cuts to Personal Independence Payment (PIP).  Whether his resignation ultimately forced the decision to cut that benefit to be changed or not is not clear, but it certainly felt like a ….  Read More

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Ramps

All service providers are required under the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 to take all reasonable measures to ensure that their premises are accessible to people with disabilities. Someone with a disability may need a permanent ramp to access their own premises and/or a portable ramp for personal use. Are ramps always the answer? Ramps can ….  Read More

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Wheelchairs

Human beings are all different sizes and shapes and therefore have requirements for chairs and seating which reflects these differences. A chair, which is suitable for one person, may not be suitable for someone else. It is important that you sit in a chair for a while before purchasing in order to be sure you ….  Read More

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Spotlight On Carer’s Allowance

Carer’s Allowance is a benefit for people who regularly spend at least 35 hours per week caring for a person in receipt of a ‘qualifying benefit’.The basic rate of Carer’s Allowance is £62.10 per week, however you may not be entitled to the full amount. The Criteria To qualify for Carer’s Allowance you must; regularly ….  Read More

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Welcome To Equality Together!

Today marks an historic day for disabled people in Bradford, a new organisation is officially born!  Three long standing organisations have joined forces to expand services for disabled people, their carers and families. Bradford Disability Services (known as DaB and DeB), CONTACT Peer Support and Bradford Alliance on Community Care became Equality Together and started ….  Read More

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Medical Transcription Store

Nowadays reliable online retail stores are a boon for people working from home especially from remote places where one needs to drive a few hours from home to reach a shop. A few days ago I too have been leisurely rambling around the Internet, shopping from the convenience of home when I noticed an interesting ….  Read More

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