Monthly Archives: February 2016

PB user group response to eligibility consultation

Between November and January – the Royal Borough held a care eligibility consultation event to decide who should be able to get help with care and support needs. The Care Act 2014 – implemented in April 2015 – got rid of

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PRAG – housing presentations

February’s PRAG group was well attended and very lively. Our guests, Rob Shaw – Housing Options Manager and Kathy Jones – housing OT, discussed Housing Allocations and how the Bedroom Tax relates to people who need / provide care and support.

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Personal Budget for Access to Work

Many disabled people use money from the government – in the form of funding from the Access to Work scheme – to enable them to start working, or stay in the workplace. The Work and Pension’s secretary, MP Ian Duncan

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Homecare – your views on the new providers

If you use one of the new homecare providers in Kensington and Chelsea – Mi Homecare in the North or Meers in the South – and want to feed back your good and bad experiences, Healthwatch would love to hear

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Newsflash – Feb 16 now available!

The latest Newsflash February 2016 is now available. If you are looking for previous copies of Newsflash, they and other ADKC publications can be found in the “publications archive” page.

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Course starts soon…

Unlocking your Full Potential – ADKC’s course to support disabled people who wish to go into mainstream study (for example doing courses at the local adult education colleges or university) will starts soon. If you have not already signed up and

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