he UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has launched a consultation to gather views on ways to improve airline access for disabled and less mobile passengers.
This May we are set to enjoy three long Bank Holiday weekends. If you are looking for a place to enjoy an accessible day out in the UK, here are some ideas.
The UK government has been strongly criticised by disability campaign groups for cutting the active travel budget by over 50% in the latest spending review.
Residents in Lancashire have complained about a lack of access on a cycling route. Kissings gates have been installed, preventing access for mobility scooters.
International Wheelchair Day takes place on March 1 annually, and aims to celebrate the positive aspects of using a wheelchair, and help improve access for all.
For people with restricted mobility, finding suitable holiday accommodation can present a challenge. Here are some tips to help you enjoy a stress free holiday.
The Carer’s Leave Bill, which would entitle carers in the UK to one week of unpaid leave a year, will now go to the House of Lords after being backed by 73 MPs.
Most of the advice around ageing centres on eating the right foods and taking regular exercise. However, it is just as important to look after our brains.
Transport for London (TfL), the organisation responsible for running the London Underground, has said that some step-free projects which would allow wheelchair users full access to platforms may be postponed or cancelled.
Here’s a look at some of the factors that can influence how safely and happily a senior person can live in their own home, and avoid a move to a care home.
Elderly people or those with reduced mobility may find that using the bathroom is more of a challenge than it used to be
The next most common type is the rheumatoid arthritis, which is an inflammatory condition in the joints, causing them to swell and become stiff and painful. Here are the main symptoms to be aware of.
The government has launched a new £6.4 million online service to help employers support disabled employees.
The North York Moors National Park Authority has made a greater number of mobility scooters available to help widen access for disabled visitors.
The Disability News Service (DNS) reports that a lack of staff has made lift closure increasingly frequent over the past few years.