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Coronavirus Act 2020: Easy Read

The Coronavirus Act 2020 has been written to help the country cope with the coronavirus pandemic. It says that Local Authorities (councils) can decide not to follow parts of the Care Act. This easy-read guide is about the changes that might need to … Read Article about Coronavirus Act 2020: Easy Read

A message from the Minister for Care, Helen Whately

“The vital role our care sector plays in supporting some of the most vulnerable in our society has never been clearer than over the past weeks and months. This pandemic has shone a light on the brilliant skills, commitment and dedication of you, … Read Article about A message from the Minister for Care, Helen Whately

Coronavirus: Question and answers for people who get a personal budget or personal health budget

The Government have written some guidance aimed at people who receive support via personal budgets or personal health budgets – and take this via a direct payment. It is also relevant to individuals employed via the direct payment, family members, … Read Article about Coronavirus: Question and answers for people who get a personal budget or personal health budget

Translations of the NHS COVID-19 campaign materials

The NHS communications team have translated the 'Stay at Home, Protect the NHS, Save Lives' slogan and Coronavirus campaign resources into different languages. These may be useful to you or people you support. To download the resources, click the … Read Article about Translations of the NHS COVID-19 campaign materials

Budget 2020: £30million boost for Changing Places toilets

Originally posted on: http://www.changing-places.org/news/_budget_2020_%c2%a330m_boost_for_changing_places.aspx We are delighted to share the news that the Chancellor, Rishi Sunak MP, will be announcing a £30 million investment for Changing … Read Article about Budget 2020: £30million boost for Changing Places toilets

Online abuse and the experience of disabled people

The Petitions Committee has recently published its report "Online abuse and the experience of disabled people", revealing the extreme level of abuse that disabled people receive online. You can read the easy-read version of the report by … Read Article about Online abuse and the experience of disabled people