General Disability and Health Issues

Guides giving advice and information on various topics useful for disabled people

Focus on Disability - For Disabled People, the Elderly and their Carers in the UK

Complain – Community Care – A Guide

Complaints about assessments and complaints about children’s services Care services that are arranged or provided by the local authority social ...
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Complain – NHS Treatment

If you are not happy with the service you have received from any part of the NHS, you can make ...
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Disabled in the Armed Forces

A guide to disability and ill health through service in the armed forces. The Service Personnel and Veterans Agency (SPVA) ...
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Disabled People – Education and Training

Information in this section describes the range of educational and training opportunities for disabled children and adults, at school, in ...
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Equality Act 2010 – Definition of Disability

The Equality Act 2010 replaced most of the Disability Discrimination Act (DDA). The Act is the law which bans unfair ...
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Hospital Discharge – A Guide

When you are discharged or leave hospital a procedure called a discharge plan is undertaken See also: Going into and ...
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Housing – Disabled People

Help for disabled people to adapt their home or find a new home to help them cope better and give ...
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National Insurance Number – How to Apply

How to apply for a National Insurance Number (NI) if you don’t have one, have lost or can’t remember it ...
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National Telephone Helplines – UK

The telephone numbers of helplines in the UK. Useful contacts for disabled people and the elderly after help and advice ...
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NHS Health Records – A Guide

A Guide to NHS health records which play an important role in modern healthcare. They have two main functions, which ...
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Registering a Death – Death Certificates – A Carers Guide

A Guide to death certificates and when and where you must register a death and what information the Registrar will ...
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Request Access to your Medical Records (Health Hecords)

How to access your medical records, someone else’s medical records and of someone who has died. Also the fees involved ...
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Sexual and Personal Relationships – Disabled People

Disability related information and resources to help you with your sex life, sexual problems, relationships and dating. People with disabilities ...
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Speech Problems and Communication Problems

Organisations, charities and therapists who can assist if you have difficulty speaking. Difficulty speaking and communicating can have causes including ...
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Transplant and Organ Donation – UK

Transplant Information and Registering as an NHS Organ Donor in the UK Carry the Donor Card Giving someone a future ...
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