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  • General Election 2019: DRUK guide to Policy and Comment

    General Election 2019: DRUK guide to Policy and Comment

    Disability Rights UK does not endorse or support any political party but has produced a comprehensive guide to the major political parties’ positions on all the policies affecting the lives of disabled people. The guide will continue to be updated with policy areas and comment up to the General Election on 12 December 2019.

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  • New Personal Health Budget Rights

    New Personal Health Budget Rights

    With effect from Monday 2nd December, personal wheelchair budgets are being introduced as part of a range of measures to improve current wheelchair service provision, to ensure people have better experiences of care and to give people greater choice over the wheelchair provided. People who need Section 117 after care support now have the right to a personal health budget, providing them with greater choice and control when managing their own health and care.

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  • Know your Human Rights

    Know your Human Rights

    This new online tool from the British Institute of Human Rights aims to support people with mental health and/or mental health capacity issues, and their advocates, to find out more about human rights and to be able to raise issues in a health and care setting.

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  • Free Fitness Day Pass for Disability Sheffield Users

    Free Fitness Day Pass for Disability Sheffield Users

    Working in partnership with Sheffield International Venues ( SIV ), we are providing FREE fitness passes for our users so that we can improve the fitness experience for disabled people across the city. We need your help to do this! Simply visit “Free Day Pass”, to get your pass and use it! You’ll be asked to provide some feedback through your email to let SIV know about your experience.

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