|Get Yourself Active: At the end of March Get Yourself Active held an event to celebrate its latest evaluation report. You can read the report here. If you were unable to make the event we will be hosting a series of webinars discussing the research and evaluation. To register your interest please email Kirsty.firstname.lastname@example.org.
Social Enterprise Disability Employment Mark: Social Enterprise CIC has launched a new standard for supported businesses and social enterprises who are demonstrating examplary practice in employing disabled people. Click here to find out more.
The EnAble Fund for Elected Office: Thisis intended to cover the additional financial costs associated with being disabled 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
Tell us about your care: The Care Quality Commission (CQC) are asking disabled people, those living with a long-term health condition, and their families to share their experiences through the Tell Us About Your Care survey. You can also call us to complete the survey on your behalf – 0330 995 0400 (afternoons are quietest), choose Option 1 and quote; ‘CQC’ when your call is answered.
CQC want to know how to work better with you locally: The Care Quality Commission (CQC) want to find out your views on how they can work with you and how you work with your local communities. Fill out this questionnaire to shape new guidance. You can also email the questionnaire or post it to return it back to them. Download a copy now or take the questionnaire online. The survey closes 31 May 2019.
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. Find out more
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