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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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Executive Agency devises resource to spread awareness around mask exemption

Following the current Government guidelines, colleagues in the Disability Unit have been working with Public Health England to design and create a series of downloadable and printable resources to spread awareness and provide clarity around mask exemption for people who would have difficulty with wearing a face covering. Known as The Face Coverings Exemption Toolkit, […]

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Over 1,000 Access Card Providers are looking forward to your next visit!

As lockdown starts to ease, start planning your accessible days out to these top UK destinations today. The Access Card has witnessed a surge in the number of national and international venues, which have not only recognised the Access Card’s purpose, as a proof of access requirements but have also accommodated for those access requirements, […]

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What you missed in January!

We are thrilled to welcome last month’s fresh bunch of new recruits! These venues have either got in touch and now officially accept the Access Card as proof of access needs or have been Named & Famed by our cardholders themselves for accepting the Access card and providing an all-around great service for disabled people! […]

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Access Card signs up Salvation Army

Salvation Army partners with Access Card scheme, opening the door for disabled people. In what is a simple, yet potentially profound gesture, The Salvation Army has committed to making all staff in their 700 plus Corps, Community Centres and Churches aware of the Access Card scheme and commit to being an open, friendly and welcoming […]

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