The Activity Trap: Disabled people’s fear of being active

9 October 2018

Commissioned by the Dwarf Sports Association UK and released by Activity Alliance. New research shows almost half of disabled people fear losing their benefits if they are seen to be physically active. Disabled people count for one in five of Britain’s population, almost 14 million people, but they are currently the least active group in society. This means that they

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Vision UK Early Intervention and Enablement Committee Terms of Reference

8 October 2018
Source: Vision UK Early Intervention and Enablement Committee

Attached are the Vision UK Early Intervention and Enablement Committee Terms of Reference as agreed 26 September 2018. Also attached is the membership list for the committee.  

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FINAL ToR For Vision UK Early Intervention & Enablement Cmte, 100918
FINAL ToR For Vision UK Early Intervention & Enablement Cmte, 100918
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Membership Of Vision UK Early Intervention & Enablement Cmte, Sept 18
Membership Of Vision UK Early Intervention & Enablement Cmte, Sept 18
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VODG (Voluntary Organisations Disability Group): A stitch in time: the case for funding social care

8 October 2018
Source: VODG

This report sets out the key financial pressures facing providers of social care to disabled people. It describes the impact of an under-resourced adult social care sector that is already in evidence, and highlights the growing crisis in housing for disabled people. It also outlines how the government can best secure the provision of high quality care and support and

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2018-VODG-A-stitch-in-time
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Serious eye disorders. Consultation on draft quality standard, joint submisison from The Royal College of Ophthalmologists with The College of Optometrists and Vision UK

2 October 2018

This quality standard will cover the diagnosis and management of serious eye conditions in adults including cataracts, glaucoma and macular degeneration. It will also cover preventing sight loss in adults. This quality standard will replace the existing NICE quality standard for Glaucoma in adults (QS7). The topic was identified for update following the annual review of quality standards in 2017.

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NICE QS Chronic Disease Joint Response With RCOphth COO And Vision UK V1.4
NICE QS Chronic Disease Joint Response With RCOphth COO And Vision UK V1.4
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Notes from the Care and Support Alliance CEO Breakfast Briefing with Caroline Dinenage MP Minister for care, 13th September 2018, Royal British Legion

28 September 2018
Source: Care and Support Alliance

Mark Lever, CSA co-chair and CEO of National Autistic Society opened the CSA breakfast by highlighting how social care support is essential in meeting the needs of disabled and older people and their families to lead healthy and fulfilling lives. Read the full notes on the attached document below  

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Summary Of CSA CEO Breakfast With Caroline Dinenage
Summary Of CSA CEO Breakfast With Caroline Dinenage
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Public Health England: Health Profile for England: the health of England today and into the future

27 September 2018
Source: Public Health England

We have now published the first update to our Health Profile for England, a report which gives the most comprehensive picture of the health of the population. When we published last year’s report, it was the first time we had presented our population health data in a way that told a story. Now, just over a year on, we have

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The ADASS Physical and Sensory Impairment, HIV/AIDS network response to the LGA Green Paper consultation. In collaboration with Vision UK.

26 September 2018
Source: ADASS physical & sensory impairment & HIV/AIDS network + Vision UK

Attached is the ADASS Physical and Sensory Impairment, HIV/AIDS network response to the LGA Green Paper consultation. In collaboration with Vision UK. The lives we want to lead The LGA green paper for adult social care and wellbeing  is only a starting point and they want to build momentum for a debate across the country about how to fund the

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ADASS Physical And Sensory Impairmen Network  LGA Green Paper Consultation Response
ADASS Physical And Sensory Impairmen Network LGA Green Paper Consultation Response
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Independent Age: New report: A Taxing Question: How to pay for free personal care

19 September 2018

Independent Age has released a new report, A Taxing Question: How to pay for free, personal care, produced in conjunction with Grant Thornton UK LLP and The Social Market Foundation, which looks at various funding options for social care, including what they would cost the individual and what the funding situation might look like in 10 years’ time. Some of

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Papers for the Vision UK Early Intervention & Enablement Committee meeting 29/09/18

18 September 2018
Source: Vision UK

Please find attached the papers for the Vision UK Early Intervention & Enablement Committee, the details of which are as follows: • Date: 26 September 2018  

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Attach 1 - Agenda VUK Early Intervention & Enablement Cmt, 260918
Attach 1 - Agenda VUK Early Intervention & Enablement Cmt, 260918
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Attach 2 - FINAL Min Vision UK Rehabilitation Cmt, 060718 -amended 230718
Attach 2 - FINAL Min Vision UK Rehabilitation Cmt, 060718 -amended 230718
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Attach 3 - Matters Arising Viision UK EI&E Cmte, 260918
Attach 3 - Matters Arising Viision UK EI&E Cmte, 260918
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Attach 4a - Draft ToR For Vision UK EI&E Cmte, V3 100918
Attach 4a - Draft ToR For Vision UK EI&E Cmte, V3 100918
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Attach 4b - Membership List For Vision UK EI&E Cmte, Sept 18
Attach 4b - Membership List For Vision UK EI&E Cmte, Sept 18
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Attach 5 - Early Intervention And Enablement Project Plan Template
Attach 5 - Early Intervention And Enablement Project Plan Template
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Attach 6 - Outcomes Framework Early Intervention
Attach 6 - Outcomes Framework Early Intervention
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Attach 7 - EVS Priorities 2018-2021 Exec Summary
Attach 7 - EVS Priorities 2018-2021 Exec Summary
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Papers for the 1st meeting of the Vision UK Research, Cures and Treatments Panel 17/09/18

17 September 2018
Source: Vision UK

Papers for the 1st meeting of the Vision UK Research, Cures and Treatments Panel 17/09/18  

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Attach 1 - Agenda For Vision UK RC&T Panel 170918
Attach 1 - Agenda For Vision UK RC&T Panel 170918
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Attach 2 - ToR For Vision UK RC&T Panel V210818
Attach 2 - ToR For Vision UK RC&T Panel V210818
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