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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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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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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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Personal Health Budget Survey

Do you have a Personal Health Budget (money from the NHS “continuing healthcare” department) or an Integrated Personal Budget (paid partly by Health and partly by social services)? If so, your views are wanted! The NHS is asking people who

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Introducing… Independent Lives K&C

We have once again listened to what members have been telling us, and we are delighted to introduce ADKC’s new (well…improved) project… Independent Lives Kensington and Chelsea! This is our Personal Budget project…. but extended to people who don’t have,

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