|DR UK is now recruiting for the 2019/20 cohort of its flagship Leadership Academy Programme (LAP): LAP is an established leadership training for employees with lived experience of disability. 80% of our delegates have gone on to achieve new promotion opportunities, joined committees or disability networks and seen an increase in their confidence, motivation and self-belief. Find out more
Get Yourself Active Event: Get Yourself Active invites you to its event ‘Disabled people taking a lead in the changing landscape of health, wellbeing and personalised care: a new approach to promoting physical activity’. This event will discuss new evidence about how to create the best outcomes for disabled people through physical activity. Our expert panel will discuss a variety of themes including disabled people led approaches to improving health and wellbeing; knowledge transfer to disabled people to increase demand for physical activity; working through social care and health professionals to deliver this knowledge and what all of this means for personalised care. Key speakers include James Sanderson, Director of Personalised Care Group at NHS England and Mike Diaper, OBE, Executive Director of Children and Young People, Tackling Inactivity at Sport England. Find out more and register here
Do you feel that the NHS doesn’t really understand your needs? The regulator for care and the NHS in England is The Care Quality Commission (CQC). The CQC are seeking disabled people, those living with long term health conditions and the families who care for them to complete their survey to help them understand what needs to be improved. You can complete the Tell Us About Your Care survey via this link. If you would like to speak with us and we complete the survey for you, please call us on 0330 995 0400, choose Option1 and quote ‘CQC’ – our quietest times are between 10am and 5pm. This is your opportunity to help shape the future of NHS and care services with disabled peoples’ needs at the centre of future policy.
Our Right to Participate Project: Disability Rights UK is fundraising to take forward its Right to Participate project. To find out more and make a donation please visit www.justgiving.com/campaign/rtp
The EnAble Fund for Elected Office: Thisis intended to cover the additional financial costs associated with a disability, that would otherwise prevent someone from seeking elected office. The Fund is administered by Disability Rights UK.For more information, go to www.disabilityrightsuk.org/enablefund