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About The Lifeways Group - 25th October 2011

Here we meet Paul Marriner, Chief Executive at Lifeways, to find out more about the organisation and how we will be working together to drive forward quality across the care sector in partnership with staff, individuals and stakeholders.

SLC Joins Lifeways - 8th September 2011

The SLC Group is pleased to announce that it has joined The Lifeways Group. Established in 1995, Lifeways, offers care and support to people with complex needs, including individuals with learning disabilities, autism, challenging behaviour, mental health issues and acquired brain injuries.

Helpline for Disability Hate Crime is Launched - 13th March 2013

A new free telephone helpline for people with learning disabilities who have been victims of disability hate crime has been launched. The new 24-hour free helpline, Stop Learning Disability Hate Crime, has been launched by hate crime support organisation Stop Hate UK in England and Wales.

United Response launches first ever Easy Read Newspaper - 8th March 2013

Easy News is the first newspaper to be created specifically for the 1.5 million people with learning disabilities in the UK. It includes news stories which have been translated into an "easy read" format by United Response consultants, a specialist team of people with learning disabilities employed by the charity United Response.

Read disability Now's review of bi-polar film sensation Silver Linings Playbook. - 28th January 2013

From the title, movie posters and trailers, you̢۪d be forgiven for thinking this is yet another fluffy romcom. But Silver Linings Playbook is actually a brave, punchy and alternative take on the classic boy meets girl movie, says Lucy Howard.

App to tackle loneliness wins social care Dragons' Den contest - 27th December 2012

An app that helps families separated by geography stay in touch with loved-ones at risk of loneliness triumphed in a recent Dragons' Den-style contest to identify innovative solutions to adult social care's funding crises.

Call for rethink on schizophrenia – from Disability Now! - 21st December 2012

A leading mental health activist who is also a service user has questioned the fundamental value and validity of using the term ‘schizophrenia’ as a diagnosis. Ian Macrae reports

New Report: Personal Health Budgets for Continuing Healthcare - 16th November 2012

A new paper has been published by In Control highlighting the 10 features an effective process for personal health budgets for continuing healthcare.

Victoria Harris's Asperger̢۪s Syndrome 'success story' - 2nd November 2012

In the world of Asperger̢۪s syndrome, Victoria Harris is a success story with a job and a long-term relationship.

Using Assistive Technology to Increase Community Independence. - 2nd August 2012

Supported Individual Jessica has successfully used assistive technology to increase her independence in her community. Read Jessica's story here....

Disability App Designed by London Terrorism Survivor - 22nd March 2012

A severely injured survivor of the 7/7 bombings has created a smartphone app to help people with disabilities travel around London more easily.

Are Apps the Key to Revolutionising Autism Learning? - 22nd February 2012

Technology has completely changed Veronica's Life "She has gone from being a little girl who had no way of showing us how much she knew, to a little girl who now has a portable device she can laugh, play and engage with," says her mother Sam Rospigliosi, from Edinburgh.

BBC Launches Search For New Disabled Presenters - 22nd December 2011

BBC Vision is launching a nationwide search for new disabled presenting talent to be offered a unique training opportunity with the BBC.

Introducing personal health budgets for continuing healthcare - 21st December 2011

In Control is about to undertake a significant programme of work to support the introduction of personal health budgets for continuing healthcare patients in the North West.

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