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    Work Capability Assessment Factsheet
    Disability Rights UK work capability assessment factsheet The work capability assessment is very important for universal credit and central to employment and support allowance (ESA). Disability Rights UK’s …more
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    Department for Work & Pensions Newsletter
    Brought to you by the Department for Work & Pensions 16 July 2021 – Roundup of recent DWP announcements  Coronavirus Roadmap update This week the Prime Minister announced that Step 4 of the Roadmap out of COVID-19 legal …more
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    Department For Work & Pensions Newsletter
    Roundup of recent DWP announcements  Coronavirus Roadmap update Step 4 of the Roadmap is expected to begin on Monday 19 July. This will be confirmed on Monday 12 July, following a review of the latest data. At Step 4, the …more
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    Disability Rights UK Newsletter
    Lockdown easing plans put CEV people back in jeopardy Psychology experts, health professionals and Disabled People’s Organisations are expressing grave concerns about the Prime Minister’s announcement that the majority of …more
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    COVID-19 vaccines highly effective in most people in clinical risk groups
    There’s reassuring news that vaccines are helping keep people from at risk groups safe from serious illness and death from Covid-19. Those used in the UK as effective at preventing symptomatic disease in the majority of …more
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    Finding A Good Disability Employer
    What is a disability-confident employer? Nearly every employer claims to be an ‘equal opportunities employer’, but as disabled people, we know that most aren’t – particularly when it comes to disability. Research carried out by …more
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    FREE Virtual Project for Disabled Adults and Children from Sense
    Here are details of a new project for disabled adults and children in our area, below is more information and the contact details on how to get in touch. The Sense Virtual Buddying project and Virtual Group Sessions is a great …more
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    Disability Support Calderdale Nominated For Top Award
    Disability Support Calderdale have be nominated as a finalist at the Yorkshire Choice 2020 Awards in the Local Fundraiser category. This is the citation detailing their achievements: The group from Disability Support Calderdale …more
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    Covid-19 Winter Booster Vaccination – Report
    JCVI interim advice: potential COVID-19 booster vaccine programme winter 2021 to 2022 Published 30 June 2021 In the situation where social mixing and social contact return towards pre-pandemic norms, it is expected that winter …more
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    Disability Rights UK Newsletter
    Disabled people’s lives ‘devastated’ by Covid – BBC Survey Thousands of D/deaf and Disabled people became more disabled during the pandemic with most losing access to vital medical appointments and necessary routines. A BBC …more