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Award to support disabled entrepreneurs succeed launches

Award to support disabled entrepreneurs succeed launches

2 hours ago
Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou and Leonard Cheshire Disability have announced that the 2017 Stelios Award for Disabled Entrepreneurs in the UK has officially opened.
Heather, Colin and Betty off on an adventure

Heather, Colin and Betty off on an adventure

3 hours ago
Heather and Colin Maddox, who run retailer Aline Mobility, are swapping demonstrations of scooters, stairlifts and riser chairs for the challenge of a 20,000-mile rally to raise funds for Claire House Children’s Hospice and a new hospice being built in Liverpool.
BHTA launches disciplinary action against company after BBC investigation

BHTA launches disciplinary action against company after BBC investigation

1 week ago, Jul 13 at 9:01am
The British Healthcare Trades Association (BHTA) has begun disciplinary action against 'Arise Mobility' following allegations made in a BBC Rogue Traders investigation that its selling techniques breached the approved Code of Practice. 
Trade Association launches new website

Trade Association launches new website

3 weeks ago, Jul 05 at 9:50am
The British Healthcare Trades Association has refreshed and updated their website for 2017, focusing on easier navigation and a fully responsive design that enables it to work effectively on mobile devices.
Assistive Technology Design Prize 2017 announced

Assistive Technology Design Prize 2017 announced

3 weeks ago, Jul 04 at 11:04am
A new initiative promoted  at the Disabled Living Foundation’s fourth annual Alf Morris Fund for Independent Living reception is aiming to find the next big thing in assistive technology.
BMA to press for better access to wheelchairs

BMA to press for better access to wheelchairs

4 weeks ago, Jun 27 at 12:42pm
Following reports of six-month delays for those who require wheelchairs from the NHS and families being forced to seek funds on crowdfunding websites, the British Medical Association (BMA) are to push for improvements for accessing wheelchairs.
Shopmobility unit relaunches selling mobility equipment

Shopmobility unit relaunches selling mobility equipment

May 23 at 3:55pm
DIAL West Cheshire has reopened a Shopmobility unit and looks to raise funds from the sale of mobility equipment and other independent living aids, with the proceeds reinvested into running the charity.
Rica appoints new Chief Executive

Rica appoints new Chief Executive

Mar 03 at 2:07pm
Rica (the Research Institute for Consumer Affairs), the consumer champion for older and disabled people, has appointed Jon Quinn as its Chief Executive.
Christmas starts early for Acorn

Christmas starts early for Acorn

Nov 02 at 11:34am
Staff at Acorn Stairlifts are helping bring smiles to thousands of children’s faces this Christmas by backing a major regional appeal.
Fund-raising mission accomplished

Fund-raising mission accomplished

Sep 27 at 11:12am
We reported recently that James Robertson of   Assisticare was attempting his first Sprint Triathlon event in memory of his brother Ian. The event was supported by the Brownlee brothers.
 
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