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Visualise Training visual impairment awareness open courses

Disability Action Alliance - Tue, 17/01/2017 - 13:07
Visualise Training and Consultancy is running visual impairment awareness open courses around the country. http://www.visualisetrainingandconsultancy.com/training/open-courses/ What Visual Impairment Awareness course covers These courses are intended to raise awareness of visual impairment, and best business practice in supporting VI students, customers and colleagues. Informative, motivational and inspiring. You will gain an understanding of: The main eye […]
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Westminster Health Forum Keynote Seminar: Personal Health Budgets and challenges

Disability Action Alliance - Tue, 17/01/2017 - 12:50
Westminster Health Forum Keynote Seminar Next steps for Personal Health Budgets and challenges for widening implementation with Sharon Allen, Chief Executive Officer, Skills for Care; Dr Sam Bennett, Head of Personal Health Budgets and Integrated Personal Commissioning, NHS England; Aileen Murphie, Director, Department for Communities and Local Government and Local Government Value for Money, National […]
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Westminster Health Forum Seminar: steps for palliative and end of life care

Disability Action Alliance - Tue, 17/01/2017 - 12:20
Westminster Health Forum Keynote Seminar Next steps for palliative and end of life care: choice, standards and reducing inequalities with Professor Bee Wee, National Clinical Director for End of Life Care, NHS England and Professor Sam Ahmedzai, Chair, Care of the Dying Adult Guideline Development Group, NICE; Dr Alison Austin, Lead, Personalisation and Control, NHS England; […]
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Assist-mi FAME workshops

Disability Action Alliance - Fri, 13/01/2017 - 14:42
Assist-mi are holding focus groups in St. Albans, Coventry and Sunderland, which will help shape an exciting new project to create an accessible petrol station solution for customers with disabilities. The new project is called FAME (Fuel Assistance Made Easy) and uses a smartphone app called assist-Mi. The app offers users the ability to communicate […]
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NHS England review of the Accessible Information Standard

Disability Action Alliance - Fri, 13/01/2017 - 11:32
NHS England has recently launched its post-implementation review of the Accessible Information Standard (SCCI1605 Accessible information). The aim of the review is to assess the impact of the Standard and to ensure that it is ‘fit for purpose’, and we are inviting views via three surveys, aimed at different groups: Survey for health and care professionals […]
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EFDS announces appointment of Andy Dalby-Welsh as Deputy Chief Executive

Disability Action Alliance - Wed, 11/01/2017 - 17:32
The English Federation of Disability Sport (EFDS) is delighted to announce Andy Dalby-Welsh as its new Deputy Chief Executive. With a wealth of experience in senior management and sports participation, Andy will start in his role on the 23 January 2017. Andy joins EFDS from The Change Foundation, where he has been their Director of […]
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Message from outgoing Steering Group Member, Stephen Brookes

Disability Action Alliance - Wed, 11/01/2017 - 17:30
Following a particularly unpleasant 3 month illness which has caused my permanent deafness it was imperative that I reviewed my work load, and reduced the amount of toil and travelling to a more realistic level, so inevitably some of my national work had to be terminated. It was therefore following some serious thought and deep regret that […]
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Workplace Pension Events

DisabilityRightsUK - Wed, 11/01/2017 - 14:36
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Is Independent Living in a Jam?

DisabilityRightsUK - Thu, 22/12/2016 - 16:14
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