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Huge shortage of accessible housing – Livability support Aspire report

Livability would like to offer their full support to the spinal cord injury charity Aspire in relation to their recent report on the lack of accessible housing in England for wheelchair users: ‘Wheelchair

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The Inclusive Technology Prize – enhancing the lives of disabled people

Last week NESTA and the Office for Disability Issues (ODI) launched the Inclusive Technology Prize – an initiative to encourage co-creation between disabled people and designers to find innovative products

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The Liberal Democrat Party Conference…what was said about disability?

The most noticeable aspect of the Lib Dem conference was the emphasis placed on improving mental health standards in the UK. Deputy Prime Minister and Lib Dem party leader, Rt Hon Nick Clegg MP grabbed

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The Labour Party Conference: what’s being said about disability?

Livability has been running the #PurpleChallenge on social media over the past month to raise awareness of disability issues ahead of the party conference season, which is now underway. Below we have explored

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Have your say: New Government consultation on future housing standards including the creation of more disabled friendly homes

A new consultation has been launched by the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) outlining a revised policy on housing standards- including a partial commitment to create more disabled

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Government launch The Accessible Britain Challenge

The UK Government have officially launched the Accessible Britain Challenge which aims to remove barriers that prevent disabled people from fully participating in their local communities.  The main aim

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Livability responds to the launch of the Accessible Britain Challenge

Livability welcomes the broad aims and ambitions of the Accessible Britain Challenge which is being launch today. It is great to see the Government strengthen its commitment to making communities, more

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UK Government could face high level UN Inquiry for systemic violation of disabled people’s rights

The UN’s Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) has postponed its public examination of the UK Government’s implementation of the disability convention ahead of next year’s general

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 ‘Disabled people experiencing fewer opportunities for Independent Living despite Government’s 2008 commitment’ says new report

Disabled people are experiencing diminishing opportunities for independent living, according to a new report published by Disability Rights UK and national charity, In Control. The report entitled  ‘Independent

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New Livability Care Homes in Hampshire

We would like to share with you the exciting news that, as of last week, Livability has acquired 4 new residential homes in Hampshire. This means we are also welcoming 25 new members of staff and 14 new

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