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Personal Assistants and paid Carers can also get FREE flu vac!

If you have a Direct Payment and employ a Personal Assistant or paid carer… your PAs can now get a FREE influenza vaccination for the first time! The “London Influenza Programme”, provides FREE ‘flu vaccinations for a range of people including: “All

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Care Fair…. A week to go…

The countdown has started… Are you coming along to our INDEPENDENT LIVING AND CARE FAIR Weds 4th October from 11-2 in Kensington Town Hall! There is only a week to go… …so let us know if you’d like to come so

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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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Enquiry into Housing for Disabled people

Our colleagues at the Equality and Human Rights Council want your views… The call for evidence is now open: Housing for disabled people: have your say On 14 December 2016 the Commission launched a formal inquiry on housing for disabled

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Today – Thurs 23rd Disabled People’s Question Time

Thursday 23rd February – 4.00-6pm in the Latymer Community Church We are running our popular Disabled People’s Question Time again… this time to hold panel members to account for what they have said they would do in previous meetings! We

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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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London Mayor pledges step-free tube access funds!

Following on from our petition to increase access to the Tube for disabled people, and campaigning work from other organisations, the Mayor of London has announced additional funding to make more stations step free. This is the press release from

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Have you had your benefits stopped due to a sanction?

Inclusion London, another Deaf and Disabled People’s organisation, is trying to collect case stories to use in a report to the government. If you have ever had a sanction on your benefits and are happy for use to note down

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Inclusive Art Kensington and Chelsea – new for members

Another project developed from an idea by an ADKC member…Inclusive Art Kensington and Chelsea!!! Starting in November, on Tuesday mornings, ADKC members will be able to participate in a series of half day taster workshops with five professional artists, each specialising in a different technique at

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