Survey: educational staffing & service provision for deaf children

In 2017, the Consortium for Research into Deaf Education (CRIDE) carried out its seventh annual survey on educational staffing and service provision for deaf children. It covers the 2016/17 academic year. This report sets out the results of the survey for England and is intended for heads of services, policy makers in local and central … Continue reading Survey: educational staffing & service provision for deaf children

UK Disabled Access Survey

How confident are people in disabled access in the UK? New research reveals that 92% of disabled people do not feel very confident in visiting new places when thinking about disabled access. 8th February 2018: Over 700 disabled people have described situations they have faced when experiencing disabled access at different places. The findings, revealed in … Continue reading UK Disabled Access Survey

Report reveals “flying care visits” problem

A new report, produced by the disability charity Leonard Cheshire Disability has highlighted the problem of "flying care visits". Around 20,000 people in the UK are receiving ‘flying care visits’ lasting for only 15 minutes, with at least 18,875 people receiving these visits for support with intimate personal care, the charity's research shows. This is despite … Continue reading Report reveals “flying care visits” problem