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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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Grenfell Tower – updated information

For up to date information for people affected by the Grenfell Tower fire, please see the council’s link – https://www.rbkc.gov.uk/newsroom/all-council-statements/emergency-contact-numbers

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Independent Living and Care Fair -postponed

We have just found out that we will not be able to hold the Independent Living and Care Fair on Monday. As you will all undoubtedly be aware – the tragedy affecting residents of Grenfell Tower and their families and

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Grenfell Tower advice

We are all aware of the terrible fire in Grenfell Tower this morning. The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea have provided this official advice.  There is a dedicated emergency line at the casualty bureau 0800 0961 233 if you are worried

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Social Care special – Surgery with Marcia Richards postponed

At our March 17 Disabled People’s Quesition Time meeting, Triborough Director of Adult Social Care – Stella Baillie,  suggested that members with social care questions / issues might value having a surgery with senior social care managers. As a result, Marcia

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Royal Academy – InMotion Tours

A message from our colleagues at the Royal Academy for people with mobility difficulties   InMotion: Tours for mobility impaired visitors This season, join us for tours of our newest exhibitions, designed for wheelchair users and mobility impaired visitors. Read

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Spring 2017 Newsflash now out

Our Spring 2017 Newsflash is now available. If you are an ADKC member and would prefer this to be sent to you in a different format, pleaase let us know. This newsflash and our other publications can also be found on

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