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World Osteoporosis Day 2021

“Almost 3 million people in the UK are estimated to have osteoporosis” – Age UK – Today is World Osteoporosis Day; a day in which people come together to raise more awareness around Osteoporosis and offer support to those living with the condition. “Osteoporosis is a health condition that weakens bones, making them fragile and […]

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National Braille Week 2021: 11th – 17th October

“Around seven per cent of people who are registered blind or partially sighted use braille.” – Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) – National Braille Week is a week in which people come together to raise awareness around the significance of braille for people who are registered blind or partially sighted. “Braille was invented […]

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World Sight Day: 14th October 2021

“Globally, at least 2.2 billion people have a near or distance vision impairment.” – World Health Organisation (WHO) – Today is World Sight Day; a day in which people come together to raise more awareness around visual impairments. It is also a day that aims to further encourage more people to get their eyes tested […]

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World Cerebral Palsy Day 2021

“Around 2,000 babies are diagnosed with cerebral palsy every year in the UK.” – Action Medical Research – Today is World Cerebral Palsy Day: a day in which people come together to raise awareness around Cerebral Palsy and support those living with the condition. “Cerebral palsy is the name for a group of lifelong conditions […]

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World Alzheimer’s Day: 21st September 2021

“More than 520,000 people in the UK have dementia caused by Alzheimer’s disease and this figure is set to rise.” – Alzheimer’s Society – World Alzheimer’s Day is a day in which people come together to raise awareness around Alzheimer’s Disease and offer advice and support to people living with the condition as well as […]

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Rheumatoid Arthritis Week: 13th – 18th September 2021

“About 1% of the population in the UK has RA – more than 400,000 people in the UK.” – National Rheumatoid Arthritis Society – Rheumatoid Arthritis Week is a week in which people come together to raise awareness around Rheumatoid Arthritis and to offer advice and support to people living with the condition. “Rheumatoid arthritis […]

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Youth Mental Health Day- 7th September 2021

“One in four people in the world will be affected by mental or neurological disorders at some point in their lives.” – World Health Organisation (WHO) – Youth Mental Health Day is a day in which people come together to raise more awareness about Mental Health & to encourage others to talk, especially people between […]

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Access Card fills June with summer delights

A look back at the Access Card’s activity during June 2021 – Summer is officially here! Like so many of you, the Access Card Team is looking forward to enjoying a summer filled with great adventures and opportunities. With lots more venues & attractions now added to our directory, we are sure you will find […]

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Deafblind Awareness Week 2021

“There are approximately over 390,000 people in the UK who are deafblind, with this figure set to increase to over 600,000 by 2035.” – Sense – Deafblind Awareness Week is a week in which people come together to raise awareness around Deafblindness and offer advice & support to others. “Deafblindness is a combination of sight […]

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Breathe Easy Week 2021

“About 10,000 people in the UK are newly diagnosed with a lung disease every week.” – The British Lung Foundation – Breathe Easy Week is a week in which people come together to raise awareness around lung health and the impacts that it can have on both a person’s mental & physical health. “Approximately one […]

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