Tag "PA"

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Disability rights: 10 years of fighting for my basic rights to live

Sadly, throughout the world, many disabled people aren’t receiving the level of care that they need and deserve. We’ve heard about many stories in the UK, but today we hear

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Direct Payments: the disparities between local authorities

Chris Cusack, who has Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA), examines how Direct Payments and the level of care people are getting differs vastly between local authorities – it really does seem

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Success in business: PA Pool and the Association of Colleges Gold Award

Wheelchair user and creator of PA recruitment website PA Pool, Katy Etherington, paints a picture for Disability Horizons of the night she was awarded an Association of Colleges Gold Award

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Who cares? The view from a Personal Assistant (PA)

New Disability Horizons contributor, Nichola Daunton, talks about her work as a Personal Assistant (PA) and how people’s misconceptions of the job are damaging this misrepresented sector of work and