|Trailblazers launch new body image campaign: Muscular Dystrophy Trailblazers are encouraging people to share their personal stories and experiences on body image. Read more
Disabled people taking a lead in the changing landscape of health, wellbeing and personalised care: This free event will discuss new evidence about how to create the best outcomes for disabled people through physical activity – 2.30pm to 4.00pm, Monday, 25 March 2019 at Plexal (see below). Find out more
Your Right to Participate: We have set up a Right to Participate website, which has videos, animations, information and resources to help you find out more about the Equality Act and how to fight discrimination.
Tell us about your care: Public satisfaction in the NHS is at it’s lowest level in 11 years, reveals a British Social Attitudes poll this week. The regulator for the NHS and care services in England – The Care Quality Commission – are keen to learn more of the experiences of people living with a disability or long term health condition through the ‘Tell Us About Your Care’ survey. You can complete the survey outlining in detail your experiences via this link, or if you would prefer to share your experiences over the telephone, please call 0330 995 0400 and choose Option 1 – Monday-Friday between 9am and 5pm.
DR UK is now recruiting for the 2019/20 cohort of its flagship Leadership Academy Programme (LAP): 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
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