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Improving dementia care: ask those who have lived with the illness

Improving dementia care: ask those who have lived with the illness | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Personal experiences are often ignored by the health system, but professionals can learn a lot from patients and their families
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Dignity and Opportunity for All: Securing the rights of disabled people in the austerity era | Single | Information Hub | Just Fair

Dignity and Opportunity for All: Securing the rights of disabled people in the austerity era | Single | Information Hub | Just Fair | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
A report published today by Just Fair finds that the UK government is in breach of its legal obligations to respect, protect and fulfill the human rights of disabled people.
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Elderly being shut out of British cities - Telegraph

Elderly being shut out of British cities - Telegraph | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Major international study shows biggest age divide in Europe between cities and suburbs
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Poor doors: the segregation of London's inner-city flat dwellers

Poor doors: the segregation of London's inner-city flat dwellers | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Poorer residents in capital's developments forced to use different entrances and facilities
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Assisted dying bill: Disabled activists warn of bill’s threat

Assisted dying bill: Disabled activists warn of bill’s threat | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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‘Fitness for work’ test ‘needs more than a fundamental redesign’

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Diminishing opportunities for independent living, says report

Diminishing opportunities for independent living, says report | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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Osborne guilty of ‘astounding hypocrisy’ over Motability

Osborne guilty of ‘astounding hypocrisy’ over Motability | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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Watchdog launches probe into Seetec fraud claims

Watchdog launches probe into Seetec fraud claims | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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Solar Centre scandal: Day centre abuse review descends into farce

Solar Centre scandal: Day centre abuse review descends into farce | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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We must be wary of ‘caring capitalism’

We must be wary of ‘caring capitalism’ | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Alex Andreou: The prospect of the rich somehow coming together voluntarily to decide to loosen their grip on the world’s wealth seems very remote indeed
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Prison system in crisis: officer numbers slashed 30 per cent under coalition | Left Foot Forward

Prison system in crisis: officer numbers slashed 30 per cent under coalition | Left Foot Forward | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The number of prison officers has been cut by nearly a third in just three years.
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Steve Bell on chicken contamination

Steve Bell on chicken contamination | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Emergency investigations have been launched into chicken factories following a catalogue of alleged hygiene failings which could lead to meat contaminated with deadly campylobacter.
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For breast cancer patients like me, the age of refinement is truly transforming

For breast cancer patients like me, the age of refinement is truly transforming | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Joanna Moorhead: No chemotherapy. No major surgery. And now an escape from weeks of radiotherapy. In the cancer war, the tide is turning
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Violinist Frances Andrade was failed by mental health services, coroner claims - Telegraph

Violinist Frances Andrade was failed by mental health services, coroner claims - Telegraph | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
A coroner criticises mental health services for "failing" to provide proper care to a concert violinist who died just a week after giving evidence against her predatory former choirmaster
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Poor doors: the segregation of London's inner-city flat dwellers

Poor doors: the segregation of London's inner-city flat dwellers | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Poorer residents in capital's developments forced to use different entrances and facilities
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Discrimination plain and simple!

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Assisted dying bill: Disabled peers debate assisted suicide

Assisted dying bill: Disabled peers debate assisted suicide | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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French football club punished over abuse of disabled Chelsea fans

French football club punished over abuse of disabled Chelsea fans | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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Leaked: new Tory Party election posters

Leaked: new Tory Party election posters | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
(satire?) In an exclusive, Prides Purge has seen leaked samples of posters and slogans the Conservative Party are considering using in the run up to the next election:   Anyone able to transla...
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Fellow rights campaigners mourn loss of Caroline Gooding

Fellow rights campaigners mourn loss of Caroline Gooding | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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Appeal possible after 20-metres PIP setback

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Solar Centre scandal: NHS trust ‘guilty of morally unjustifiable acts’

Solar Centre scandal: NHS trust ‘guilty of morally unjustifiable acts’ | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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Stuck in DWP limbo: 'Sometimes I think I would be better off dead'

Mandatory reconsideration of fit-for-work appeals can pitch claimants into a Kafka-esque maze, leaving them penniless and hungry, an MPs report notes
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The more male-dominated a field, the less it cares about domestic violence

The more male-dominated a field, the less it cares about domestic violence | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Hadley Freeman: Recent cases show that MPs and sports stars are let off lightly by their peers for committing acts of violence against women
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George Osborne: making failure look like success | Left Foot Forward

George Osborne: making failure look like success | Left Foot Forward | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Celebrating today's GDP figures as a victory for the chancellor would be a like praising the punctuality of the chauffeur who arrives at his destination three
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Ed Miliband is challenging voters to choose between image and substance

Ed Miliband is challenging voters to choose between image and substance | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Polly Toynbee: The Labour leader may have a serious image problem, but he also has brain, ideas and strong policies
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Clegg's flagship youth unemployment scheme an abject failure, says Labour

Clegg's flagship youth unemployment scheme an abject failure, says Labour | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Party condemns early end of government's £1bn Youth Contract, which offers subsidies to firms for each young person they hire
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