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New services for disabled person affected by the Grenfell Fire.

ADKC is now offering 2 new services for people affected directly or indirectly by the Grenfell Tragedy: 1. A short course for disabled people who want to know more about the impact of trauma, the effect this has and how

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Do you take Prescription medicines?

The health authority is looking at options for changing the way it gives medications. They hope that this will save money for the NHS and decreasing the amount of medicine that is wasted. There are two aspects they are looking

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Access K and C report

ADKC’s Access Kensington and Chelsea project worked with members and local disabled people to identify and score venues in Kensington and Chelsea to decide which was the “most accessible” in each of a number of categories. Here is the report: Access

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Audio-described Architecture tours

From our colleagues at VocalEyes: Audio-described architecture tours for Open House London 2017 Saturday 16 and Sunday 17 September 2017 Open House London celebrates all that is best about the capital’s buildings, places and neighbourhoods. Every September, it gives a

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Who’ll be at the Independent Living and Care Fair?

We already have lots of interest for our re-booked Independent Living and Care Fair on Wednesday 4th October 2017. Here is a sneak previous of who you can expect to see at our event for people who need extra support to

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New Carers Service – meeting on 8th Aug.

From the new Carers service in RBKC – Carer’s Network: Carers Network wins contract to deliver carers hub service in Royal Borough of Kensington &Chelsea; Council meetings on Tues 8 August In January the Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea Borough

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Funding for training for PA employers and their PAs

If you employ a Personal Assistant (paid private carer), you might be able to get funding for training. Skills for Care has funding for “Individual Employers” – people who use a social services direct payment / personal budget, or who

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Daybed / wheelchair – for private sale.

A message from an ADKC member about an item for sale privately: Amazing daybed/wheelchair for sale I have an air comfort Hill Heath Care deluxe daybed/wheelchair for sale, with footrests and tray. It is in excellent condition as it was

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Inclusive Swimming – back by popular demand!

A notice from colleagues at Kensington Leisure Centre – Come along to out FREE swimming sessions – When: Friday’s 14:00 – 15:00 Where: Kensington Leisure Centre – Teaching Pool Who: Melinda Duration: We’ll be hosting this session every Friday from

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Calling all Disability Equality Trainers

A message from colleagues from Transport for All: Are you a Disabled person able to run inspiring Disability Equality training sessions? Apply now!  Transport for All and Inclusion London, two leading Deaf and Disabled Peoples organisations, are looking for new

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