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Accessible performances at Sadler’s Wells.

From colleagues at Sadler’s Wells – I am getting in touch from Sadler’s Wells in North London as we have a number of Captioned, BSL-Interpreted and Audio –Described performances coming up this season. Please find the details of these below.

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Disability Equality Roadshow (Not ADKC event)

We have been asked to circulate information below about a Disability Equality Roadshow that is organised by Labour.  This is not an ADKC event, but might be of interest to some ADKC members (please note – ADKC is non-political and does

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We want your opinions – disability, benefits and work!

ADKC chief executive, Jamie Renton, will be running one of the workshops at Healthwatch’s event on Monday 30th January. We need as many ADKC members as possible to share their experiences – 9.30-2 at Kensington Town Hall. Come along and

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Do you need help with debt? Get support from CAB!

Our colleagues from the Citizen’s Advice Bureau have asked us to share this with our members: Do you need help and advice to deal with debt? You can get in touch with Kensington Citizens Advice on 020 8962 3491, or

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Please offer me a seat – public transport initiative

This year one of ADKC’s members took part in a small trial of a “Please Offer Me a Seat” badge and card scheme for people with hidden impairments affecting their mobility and ability to use public transport. Transport for London has

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Is the Government upholding your Human Rights?

From another organisation: How well is the Government upholding your Human Rights? Call for evidence – the UK’s performance under the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities This is your opportunity to have a say on

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Call for evidence – your experience of Personal Budgets.

Several disability organisations are asking Personal Budget users to feed back about their experiences of Personal Budgets. The National Audit Office is doing a study to see if Personal Budgets are good value for money and whether they benefit people who

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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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External. Carers: have a say about future carers services. RBKC meeting.

The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea have asked us to circulate the following. All queries should be directed to them at commissioning@rbkc.gov.uk:  The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea (RBKC), Westminster City Council (WCC) and the London Borough of Hammersmith

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