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Home Modifications for the Visually Impaired: What are Your Options?
Visual impairments affect a range of individuals. From seniors to children, many people could benefit from specialized home modifications and adaptations. While some projects can be costly, there are also smaller adaptations that can make a big difference in safety and accessibility for little to no cost. Here are a few ideas for creating a more accessible and safer living space for yourself or a loved one with visual impairment.
(Jackie Waters - December 2016 )

5 Walking Aids That Can Help the Elderly Back into Work -
Growing old is an inevitable part of life, but many people give up work and an active social life prematurely because of mobility problems. Too many people confine themselves to the home in fear of being a burden to loved ones or having an accident....
(Sponsored Artical)

Options to Work From Home for Disabled People in UK
The Need to Work from Home. Latest statistics for the number of people in the UK living with a disability put the figure in excess of 10 million. While 5 million of those were above the state pension age, 6.9% were between 18-60 years of age and were more than willing to work if they found the right opportunity...
(Sponsored Artical - 29 March 2012)

What questions should you ask before buying a hearing aid?
Individuals who suspect that they suffer from hearing problems should visit their physician to find out if they can benefit from using a hearing aid. Hearing loss tends to be caused by age but other factors such as genetics and damage to ears through excessive noise can also trigger the problem...
(Sponsored Artical - 2011)

Find Handicapped-Accessible Hotels in the UK
According to recent statistics, the United Kingdom is home to approximately 11 million disabled individuals. In addition, many more handicapped tourists visit the UK every year. So, is it any wonder why the disability law dictates that one in 20 hotel rooms in the UK must be handicapped accessible...
(Sponsored Artical - 2011)

Life Insurance for the Disabled
Trying to find the best life insurance provider can be a nightmare for anyone, but if you have any kind of disability which affects your everyday life then matters can get more complicated than ever. The first port of call for many people, when shopping around for insurance...

(Sponsored Artical - 2011)

Barriers To Employment For Disabled People
Goldstone, C. with Meager, N. A report identifying and examining the barriers to employment which disabled people face. The study based on the findings from over 2,000 employers examines the following issues...

The Law about employing disabled people. 
Since October 2004 it has been unlawful for any employer to discriminate against a disabled person because of their disability...

Doing the "DUTY"
An overview of the Disability Equality Duty for the public sector ...

Policy on ‘Employment of People with Disabilities’ – model document.
A Best prectice policy on the employment of people with disabilities, =
This Document maybe reprinted or adapted with the permission of the Disabled Workers Co-operative...
(Disabled Workers Co-operative)

Creating the perfect CV
Your CV is essential in helping you get that 1st interview. It will be your 1st and perhaps only chance to create a good impression. CV’s that are poorly written with lots of spelling mistakes will probably mean you wont get that interview no matter how qualified to do the job you are..

(Disabled Workers Co-operative)

 

 

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