Government sets out plan to see more disabled people in work

The government has launched new plans to transform disability employment over the next ten years. 29 November 2017Read more

Ideas for Wellbeing

A survey asking what helps the people who live here to stay well and have better daysRead more

Short breaks consultation

The Short Breaks Service Consultation is now live and will run until 12th February 2018Read more

Safe space for exercising assistance dogs to be developed

Consultation on development of SCC East Park Tennis Courts Engagement will lead to creation of only safe space for exercising assistance dogsRead more

FREE call blockers for dementia sufferers

To get a FREE call blocking device YES should be answered to the following: 1. Do you or the person you are applying for receive nuisance and scam calls? 2. Does the person who would like the call blocker have dementia?Read more

Sensory Sundays at The Eastleigh Swan Centre

Last Sunday of every month the retail centre will reduce noise to help anyone with sensory issues. Also Vue Cinema and Partyman World will also be holding special SEN sessions and Autism friendly screenings.Read more

Government abandons plans to apply the Local Housing Allowance cap to supported housing

Theresa May announces that controversial plans to cap housing benefit for social tenants in line with Local Housing Allowance rates will not go aheadRead more

DWP issues updated guidance on PIP

New government guidance on 02 November 2017 estimates approximately 10,000 claims will benefit by £70 - £90 per week in 2022/2023. For existing claimants the DWP will undertake an exercise to go through all existing cases and identify anyone who may be entitled to more.Read more

Sensory Sundays at The Marlands

The Marlands Centre have introduced Sensory Sundays which are held on the last Sunday in each monthRead more

Stigma experienced by the families of individuals with intellectual disabilities

A research study has identified that individuals with intellectual disability and their family members often face negative perceptions from members of their communities and within wider society which can result in withdrawing socially so as to avoid negative encounters.Read more

RSAS charity offer FREE 3 day residential to dementia carers

Would you benefit from taking a break to learn more about dementia and develop your caring skills?Read more

Changes to the Work Capability Assessment reassessment criteria

From 29 September 2017, the Work Capability Assessment criteria will change for some Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) and Universal Credit (UC) claimants.Read more