Leonard Cheshire

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Cost of living crisis: benefits must keep pace with inflation

Charity Leonard Cheshire draws on research to highlight why disability benefits must be kept in line with inflation to avoid…

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Work & Education

The Global Disability Summit: back for 2022 and still ground-breaking

Disability charity Leonard Cheshire looks at why the Global Disability Summit 2022 is so important and what world leaders should…

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Lifestyle

A forward look – why choice in social care is paramount in the years ahead 

Leonard Cheshire looks at why choice and control for disabled people in social care is so important, and why it…

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Lifestyle

More than 50% of disability hate crime victims have experienced direct verbal abuse

Our latest disability hate crime survey has found more than 50% of disabled people who have experienced hate crime have…

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Work & Education

Good intentions won’t protect education for disabled girls in developing countries

Listen During this June’s G7 summit in Cornwall, leaders pledged to prioritise girls’ education in developing nations, in accordance with…

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News

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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Work & Education

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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Work & Education

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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