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New fund to provide significant cost savings to employers of disabled people

New fund to provide significant cost savings to employers of disabled people

yesterday, May 25 at 3:57pm
Aiming to make more opportunities available to those with disabilities, a new tech fund has been announced offering employers cost savings on assistive technology for disabled employees.
New disability allowance scheme means hundreds lose their benefits

New disability allowance scheme means hundreds lose their benefits

yesterday, May 25 at 1:16pm
During the transition from Disability Living Allowance (DLA) to Personal Independence Payment (PIP), hundreds of people with disabilities on the Isle of Wight have lost their disability allowance after being reassessed under the new system.
REPORT: Report highlights fire risks of mobility scooters in residential buildings

REPORT: Report highlights fire risks of mobility scooters in residential buildings

yesterday, May 25 at 1:04pm
A report, commissioned by the National Fire Chiefs Council (NFCC), has underlined the importance of safe use, storage and charging of mobility scooters in residential buildings to reduce the risk of fires occurring.
REPORT: New report raises taxing question about NHS funding

REPORT: New report raises taxing question about NHS funding

yesterday, May 25 at 11:04am
A new report, ‘Securing the future: funding health and social care to the 2030s’, has said that to meet the growing healthcare demands of a larger, older population, more money will need to be spent on the NHS and taxes will need to be raised.
Ableworld takes multi-channel action during Dementia Action Week

Ableworld takes multi-channel action during Dementia Action Week

2 days ago, May 25 at 8:18am
Ableworld, the UK’s largest mobility retailer, has been actively supporting the Alzheimer’s Society’s Dementia Action Week across various channels whilst also highlighting its dementia friendly products.
Retailer discusses creative ways of reaching key customers

Retailer discusses creative ways of reaching key customers

2 days ago, May 24 at 1:20pm
For retailers not based in areas of high footfall, attracting customers to shops located further away from the high-street can prove tricky for businesses. Mills Mobility MD highlights how his store is investing funds in new channels to get a foot in the door with key target markets.
Retailer houses Marlborough Shopmobility scheme

Retailer houses Marlborough Shopmobility scheme

2 days ago, May 24 at 12:41pm
Up and running for six weeks, The Mobility Store is providing space for a Shopmobility scheme to run in Marlborough.
Theme park being sued over lack of accessible toileting

Theme park being sued over lack of accessible toileting

3 days ago, May 24 at 10:24am
Flambards Theme Park in Cornwall has been accused of failing to provide a suitable ‘changing places’ toileting facility for disabled attendees in what is believed to be the first case questioning if the provision of a changing places toilet is reasonable.
Man poses as mobility shop worker to target an 82-year-old victim

Man poses as mobility shop worker to target an 82-year-old victim

3 days ago, May 24 at 10:12am
On 27th March, Philip Lingard posed as a mobility shop employee to steal a handbag belonging to an 82-year-old woman while she tested out her new mobility scooter.
Obam’s charity donation helps cyclists race ahead

Obam’s charity donation helps cyclists race ahead

3 days ago, May 23 at 1:26pm
Independent living and mobility specialists Obam Stairlifts has donated £500 to Graham Nicholson who is cycling from Barnsley to Amsterdam next month to raise money and awareness for Prostate Cancer UK.
 
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