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Be #SCIAware

Be #SCIAware

Spinal Cord Injuries Awareness Day – 18th May 2018 In the UK alone, Spinal Cord Injuries are sustained by 1,000 people every year. Those unaffected by SCI’s are unaware of many of the implications that comes with an injury, and that the loss of mobility is...
Gold medal winner Allan Ritchie loves his Batec Rapid

Gold medal winner Allan Ritchie loves his Batec Rapid

Para Trap World cup Allan Ritchie, from Scotland, has been a T10 incomplete paraplegic since a spinal cord injury in Dec 2014. “It was a monumental shift in my life which, I will be honest, significantly eroded my self-esteem and self-confidence,” said Allan. A friend...
Is PIP good or bad for you?

Is PIP good or bad for you?

SIA PIP survey results Late last year we teamed up with the Spinal Injuries Association (SIA) to find out what people’s thoughts were with regard to Personal Independence Payments (PIP) and DLA. Over 200 people clicked through from our email to the survey providing...
Britain’s hidden crisis – housing for disabled people

Britain’s hidden crisis – housing for disabled people

Right to independent living being denied In December 2016, the Equality and Human Rights Commission launched a formal inquiry on housing for disabled people. The inquiry examined whether the availability of accessible and adaptable housing, and the support services...
The striking truth about UK disability statistics

The striking truth about UK disability statistics

Disability Facts & Figures Report The Papworth Trust have recently published the 8th edition of their Disability Facts & Figures report. The report this time has focussed on the key areas of employment, social care and housing as the Trust believes that they...