The Welsh Government believes that public bodies should have board members who reflect Welsh society – people from all walks of life – to help them understand people’s needs and make better decisions. Boards should, as far as possible, be representative of the communities they serve. The Welsh Government and the NHS Centre for […]
The Social Services and Well-Being (Wales) Act will become law from April 2016. The Act is changing the way Social Services works fundamentally. People will be able to get information, advice and assistance about different kinds of care and support when they need a bit of extra help to carry on leading their lives –early […]
If assisted suicide was legalised, disabled people would have most to fear from the widespread public attitude that they were “better off dead”, according to a disabled peer.
Accessible transport campaigners were outside the Royal Courts of Justice this week to show support for disabled campaigner Doug Paulley, as he fought a transport provider over the right to use wheelchair spaces on buses.
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has carried out 60 secret reviews into benefit-related deaths in less than three years, Disability News Service (DNS) can reveal.
A judge has told the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) that part of the agreement signed by out-of-work benefit claimants does not comply with the law, following a legal challenge from a disabled job-seeker.
RNIB Cymru is delighted that the Big Lottery Fund has awarded £940k for an innovative welfare rights service for people with sensory loss in Wales. The service has been designed to address the barriers that people with sensory loss face ensuring access to information, support and advice that is delivered when, how and where people […]
Christmas wouldn’t be Christmas without a stunner of a tree, the old favourite carols and a room full of family and friends.
You will learn the skills to start to use ‘Easy Read’ or ‘Everyday’ to produce new written information and to
translate existing documents.
The Children and Families (Wales) Measure 2010 placed a statutory duty on Welsh Ministers to publish a Child Poverty Strategy for Wales and to set objectives for tackling child poverty and improving the outcomes of low income families.