When to use of 101, 111 and 999 numbers
A short film to promote the appropriate use of 101,111 and 999 numbers.
Who You Gonna Call?
Money saving tips for disabled people
A very good article from Martin Lewis is here.
Police advice on safety for people with disabilities in case of a terror attack
Please, visit our blog for information from the Police on what a person with disability should do in case of a terror attack.
A great tool to find Blue Badge parking!
We would like to let you know about http://BlueBadgeParking.com
It’s a free, crowd-sourced map of disabled / handicap parking spaces around the world.
It’s not commercial, is completely self funded and has been live for a couple of years in its current form (10 years in previous forms).
The database can also be downloaded to SatNavs and an Android app is available (with an iPhone version in development).
Here is some information which explains how and why BlueBadgeParking.com was created.
What you need to know before leaving hospital
Healthwatch Surrey have prepared a useful checklist, which aims to help people 65+ prepare to leave the hospital.
The checklist is available here.
Disability Rights Handbook Update June 2017
Please see June Update for the 2017-18 Disability Rights Handbook:
PDF format: Disability Rights Handbook July 2017 Update
Word format: Disability Rights Handbook July 2017 Update
What is Advocacy?
Advocacy is taking action to help people say what they want, secure their rights, represent their interests and obtain services they need.
Advocates work in partnership with the people they support, listen to their situation, take their side and ensure their needs, wishes and choices are heard. Advocacy promotes social inclusion, equality and social justice.
Radar Key from Disability Rights UK Website
If you are trying to get a Radar Key from Disability Rights UK Website & can’t access their shop, below is an order form that can be printed or you can order over the phone at 0207 250 8191.
Are you organising an event? Don’t forget that it needs to be fully accessible for everyone! You can find guidance on how to make sure your event is accessible on Surrey County Council’s website. This also includes a list of venues which are accessible.
Surrey Information Point
Do you know someone starting to struggle with everyday jobs? Find out about the care and support available to them. Visit Surrey Information Point, or call 0300 200 1005 or text 07527 182861.
This passport has been designed so that the healthcare professionals are made aware of patient’s needs and requirements caused by long term neurological condition so they can provide you with the best possible healthcare whenever you visit hospital.
Surrey Disability Register has some information on Patient Passports.
Mobile Device Apps
Below is a list of free mobile device apps which support health and wellbeing
Below are the latest Surrey Police easy read documents about hate crime.
Disability Friendly Sessions
Mole Valley District Council (MVDC) run a range of sport sessions for disabled people of all abilities who are 14 and over.
To register your interest and watch a short video about Disability Friendly Sport Session, please visit their website.