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Do you employ a Personal Assistant or Carer?

As you will undoubtedly have heard – there is a new data protection law coming into play on Friday 25th May. This also applies to disabled people who employ Personal Assistants or (paid) carers. You can get information to give

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Disability Connect – New Flyer!!

Our Disability Connect project, which supports isolated Disabled people between the ages of 18-49, has a new  flyer!! For more information about the project, please contact Simone Galloway on 020 8960 8888 (Mon, Tues and Thurs) or email her at

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Barriers to Independent Living

Every year on the 5th May, the European Network on Independent Living celebrates the European Independent Living Day! The theme for this year’s celebrations was “Barriers to Independent Living”. Local disabled people who attended the Independent Living Surgery  in May

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Have your say for European Independent Living Day!

European Independent Living Day is on 5th May 2018 – this year’s theme is “Barriers to Independent Living” – specifically, barriers to voting and citizenship, and barriers to the European Accessibility Act. Our Independent Living Surgery on Weds 2nd, will

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2nd May -Meetup introduction for Happy Group members

Are you a member of the ADKC Happy Group? If so, come along to our one-off introduction to the Kensington and Chelsea Meetup - a new social group for members of ADKC and SMART – and find out more about this new

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What is safeguarding presentation – 1st May!

Do you want to find out how to live in safety, free from abuse and neglect? Please come to our ‘What is Safeguarding’ presentation given by Mary Wynne – Bi-borough Safeguarding Adults Officer. TUESDAY 1st May 2018 – 2-4 pm

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Spring 18 Newsflash now available

Our Newsflash is a bi-monthly publication that lets people now what ADKC has been involved in, and things of interest to local disabled people. In our Spring 2018 Newsflash we have: An editorial by Jamie Renton, CEO. ADKC’s upcoming increased

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Meet-Up group launch (postponed)

Our MEET-UP group launch that was due to take place on Friday, has been postponed. If you are interested in the meet-up, and would like to be involved in a Working Group, please get in touch.

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Minimum Wage Increase – PA /Care employers take note.

If you privately employ a Personal Assistant / Support worker / paid carer you need to know that… In April there is an increase in: minimum wage AND Pension Contributions. National Minimum Wage / National “Living” Wage:  These are the

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Scams and Fraud event

Kensington and Chelsea Forum for Older Residents is holding a  Scams and Fraud event with Community Safety Team and Age UK K&C 23 March 2018, 10:30am – 3:15pm Small Hall, Kensington Town Hall The Kensington and Chelsea Forum for Older

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