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How to apply for funding to improve your care

We hear from Skills for Care about how you can apply for funding to help train your personal assistants to improve your care. Find out who is eligible and how you can apply for funding to improve your care support.

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10 bizarre experiences with carers

If you’re disabled, you’ve probably had your fair share of dealing with carers, and that probably includes the odd slightly weird one! Here, we share writer Emma Purcell’s blog on her

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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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Road to independence part 1: US Marines, bars and strippers…

Matt Stark, who has Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA), tells Disability Horizons about his rocky road to independence involving marines, strippers and a girl named Cathy. For those with disabilities such