Leonard Cheshire

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Why investing in social care could boost the economy by helping disabled people be independent

Disability charity Leonard Cheshire has found that social care could generate between £6 billion to £20 billion for the economy…

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Why we need to put young disabled people at the heart of the response to Covid

Leonard Cheshire explains how young disabled people across the world have been affected by the Covid-19 pandemic.

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The importance of advocating for girls with disabilities to have an inclusive education

Leonard Cheshire is working with partners in Africa and Asia on inclusive education programmes to support girls with disabilities.

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Wellbeing & Fitness

69% of people with learning disabilities say the Covid-19 pandemic has impacted their mental health

Leonard Cheshire and Mencap have received funding from the Covid-19 support fund to help people with disabilities in the community…

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Wellbeing & Fitness

Get involved in superhero sports event for people with disabilities

Leonard Cheshire are encouraging disabled people to take part in a sports-based superhero event, for people with a range of…

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Wellbeing & Fitness

Leonard Cheshire’s workout package encourages people with disabilities to stay active at home

Charity Leonard Cheshire have developed a fitness programme to encourage people with disabilities to maintain their well-being at home.

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Leonard Cheshire reveals funding gap for vital PPE to protect against Covid-19

Disability charity Leonard Cheshire reveals how it's facing a £240,000 monthly hit above the money it receives just to provide…

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Work & Education

The impact of Covid-19 on disability and employment: make your voice heard

Leonard Cheshire has found that 7 in 10 disabled people employed in March have been impacted by the pandemic. Make…

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Disabled people experience more disability hate crime in public than online

A survey has found disabled people have experienced more disability hate crime in public than online in the past three…

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How an inclusive internship for disabled people taught me that ‘Actually I Can’

Ria, who has chronic fatigue syndrome, tells us about how Leonard Cheshire's Change 100 internship programme gave her a new…

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