Eurofound: Social and employment situation of people with disabilities

13 December 2018
Source: Eurofound

People with disabilities are among the most disadvantaged groups in the EU. This policy brief examines the social situation of people of working age with disabilities, using data from the 2011 and 2016 rounds of the European Quality of Life Survey (EQLS). The brief looks at changes over this period in employment, education and training, participation in society, social protection

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‘The lives we want to lead’ – the LGA green paper for adult social care

6 December 2018
Source: LGA

The responses the LGA have received have make it clear beyond doubt: doing nothing is no longer an option. Years of significant underfunding of councils, coupled with rising demand and costs for care and support, have combined to push adult social care services to breaking point. The Government’s recent decision to delay its long-awaited green paper on the issue until

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Calling all women working in a field related to vision please complete WomenInVsionUK survey

23 November 2018
Source: Women in vision UK

If you’re a woman working in any field related to vision, please complete Women in Vision UK’s annual survey, by the end of November! https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/X2YCKMS Women in Vision UK Promote connections between women working in the field of vision and eye research. A network aimed broadly at all women working in and around vision, from basic research to clinical practice,

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Vision UK Announce the chairs for two of their strategic transformational panels

28 August 2018
Source: Vision UK

Vision UK are delighted to announce that the we have recruited joint chairs for both the Vision UK Research, Cures and Treatments panel and the Vision UK Services, Support and Care panel. Vision UK’s mission is to improve lives by raising the priority given to eye health and sight loss. We will involve private, public and voluntary organisations to: improve

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Direction of Vision UK

26 July 2018
Source: Vision UK

The direction of the future work of Vision UK will be the continued formation of the infrastructure organisation which facilitates and encourages partnership and collaborative work while allowing and encouraging members and associates to undertake projects under our aegis or independently. Future of Vision UK document attached below

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