The government must improve the way it contracts out services such as disability benefits assessments to the private sector, according to an influential committee of MPs.
RNIB Cymru and Cardiff Institute for the Blind are marking the official opening of their new joint centre in Cardiff by holding an event to celebrate the achievements of the two organisations and the people who use their services.
We all want to remain independent for as long as possible – Age Cymru’s HandyVan service can help you do this.
The Wales Alliance for Citizen Directed Support has been successful in getting CDS onto the social services policy agenda. A great deal of work is now going into ensuring that the forthcoming Social Services and Well-being Act Regulations and Code of Practice enable CDS to be implemented across Wales. This Open Space meeting will […]
Guide dogs want to hear about your experiences of travelling by bus to help them make bus travel more accessible.
Claims could plunge to less than one-third of its current level by 2018
A report just out from the National Audit Office says that The DWP has had to delay the Personal Independence Payment programme’s roll-out
Atos Healthcare are negotiating with the Department for Work and Pensions to exit their £500 Million contract for the Work Capability Assessments early following alleged death threats. For the text of the original breaking news article in the Financial Times (which has since been confirmed by Atos), see: http://www.twitlonger.com/show/n_1s0k037 This came shortly after the Guardian […]
The Sochi Paralympics will be “transformational” for Russia’s attitudes towards disabled people
Members of the disability movement believe they still have time to produce a solid, well-researched report on how the UK is implementing the UN disability convention, despite a looming deadline.