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Sign Language Week 2021

“British Sign Language (BSL) is the preferred language of over 87,000 Deaf people in the UK” – British Deaf Association – This year marks 18 years since BSL was officially recognised as an official language by the UK Government (18th March 2003). Sign Language Week is a week in which people come together to raise […]

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Calling all Carers!

Applications are still open for you to apply for your Carer Card; brought to you by the team behind the Access Card – Following National Carers Rights Day on 26th November 2020, we would like to remind you all that we are still accepting applications for our Carer Cards. We would also like to show […]

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The Access Card has a jam-packed November 📆

30 more days of progress for the Access Card 📈 It is safe to say that the month of November kept the Access Card Team on its toes for many different reasons. Firstly, we received a steady flow of listings for different venues and attractions to add to our directory, e.g. Wondrous Woods.  With Christmas […]

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Happy International Day of Persons with Disabilities!

International Day of Persons with Disabilities is an annual celebration of people with disabilities, and this year marks 28 years since its launch by the United Nations. This year’s theme is ‘Not all Disabilities are Visible’, to spread awareness around hidden disabilities, such as Mental Health.  This year has brought about more awareness around Mental […]

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Happy Carers Rights Day!

Held annually in the UK, Carers Rights Day is a day in which organisations come together to help raise awareness of the needs of carers and ensure that all carers are aware of their rights. It is also important for organisations to let carers know where to get help and support. For more information about […]

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Happy World COPD Awareness Day!

Every year on 18th November, the world celebrates COPD Day; a day in which people come together to offer and share advice, support, and information about Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. It also gives people the opportunity to share their experiences of living with the condition. What is COPD? “Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, describes […]

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Happy World Diabetes Day!

Around 422 million people worldwide have diabetes (The World Health Organisation). World Diabetes Day is a day in which people come together to share advice, support and information to spread awareness about the condition. What is Diabetes?  “Diabetes is a serious condition where your blood glucose level is too high. It can happen when your […]

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Access Card welcomes Radfield Home Care

We are pleased to be adding Radfield Home Care – Derby, Ashbourne & South Derbyshire – to our growing list of Access Card Providers. “Radfield Home Care was established in continuation of the family care home business and family remains at the core of our values and culture…” Radfield Home Care Derby, Ashbourne & South […]

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An important update from Naidex

Naidex is Europe’s most established event for the independent living and healthcare industries. Whilst this year has changed many things, one remains the same – our commitment to support the independent living and healthcare industries. We have been working alongside our partners, collaborators and industry experts to determine how we can best ensure you are […]

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Ten years of progress: Let’s not lose it to COVID

We are proud to announce our involvement in the formation of the Audience Action Alliance. We have been listening closely to the concerns of our 30,000+ membership base, and strive to continue to strengthen and extend our valuable work in making venues, events and attractions accessible for everyone, through our cooperation with 11 other audience […]

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