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Suicide Prevention in Wales considered a ‘national priority.’

Suicide Prevention in Wales considered a ‘national priority.’ The National Assembly’s Health, Social Care and Sport Committee have found that suicide is at its highest...

BBC Drama ‘Care.’

BBC Drama ‘Care.’ A new and thought-provoking drama aired on BBC One Sunday 9th December. ‘Care’ stars Sheridan Smith as single mother Jenny who ends...

MYtime4carers – North West England

MYtime4carers Mytime4carers currently operates in Liverpool with offers also in Manchester and Chester. So if you live in this part of the UK and are...

National Autistic Society

National Autistic Society  Autism is a learning disability that affects how people communicate and how they engage with the world around them. It is a...

Lose the Label

Lose the Label  Lose The Label was established in 2013 by its CEO Michelle Clark. Michelle set up the organisation after her own experiences as...

First Woman with Down Syndrome to Receive MBE

First Woman with Down Syndrome to Receive MBE Actor Sarah Gordy went to Buckingham Palace this week to receive her MBE. Sarah is the first...

Rise in Reporting of Hate Crime against Disabled Children

Rise in Reporting of Hate Crime against Disabled Children There has been nearly 150% rise in reported incidents of hate crime against disabled children over...

Steel Bones

Steel Bones Steel Bones is a voluntary charity supporting civilian amputees and their families. Husband and wife team, Leigh and Emma Joy-Staines founded the charity,...

The Genetic Alliance

The Genetic Alliance is a National Charity working to improve the lives of patients and families affected by genetic conditions. Their priorities are ‘high...

Buttle

Buttle UK Buttle UK was inspired by Reverend Frank Buttle who strived to raise £1million to ‘launch 1000 children a year out of poverty.’ When...

End of Life Care – Marie Curie

End of Life Care – Marie Curie Caring for someone with a terminal illness can be extremely challenging and distressing. It can also be very...

Parent Helpline

Parent Helpline Are you a parent concerned about your child’s mental health? Perhaps you are unsure where to turn or need someone confidential to speak...

Disabled Facilities Grant

Disabled Facilities Grant What is a Disabled Facilities Grant? It is a government funded grant to help with home adaptations such as stair lifts, widening of...

SIBS

Sibs Sibs is a UK charity which aims to support people who are growing up with or have grown up with a disabled brother or...

How To Be A Friend To A Parent Carer

How To Be A Friend To A Parent Carer Diagnosis- Don’t walk on the other side It must be hard to know how to respond when...

Grants & Funding

Grants and Funding Family Fund Family Fund help families across the UK who are raising a disabled or seriously ill child or young person aged 17...

Social Prescribing

Social Prescribing  What is social prescribing? Social Prescribing focuses on the non-medical aspect of health and is a way of linking people to a range of...

Education, Health and Care Plan (ECHP)

  EHCP’s- What are they? How can you get one? What do they mean? We’ve come across many Parent Carers who have concerns about their child’s...

Autism Friendly Screenings at Cineworld

Autism Friendly Screenings at Cineworld   Cineworld cinemas offer autism friendly screenings on the first Sunday of the month at 11am. These differ from regular screenings...