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Too Few Hotels in the UK Have Hoists

I think I caught the travel bug quite a while ago. But when I was travelling with my family including my dad who would just throw wherever was needed it

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Be a High Street Hero This September

In a fresh bid to raise awareness and tackle alarmingly high rates of assistance dog refusals, the charity Guide Dogs is launching its ‘High Street Heroes Week’ this September. The

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Free the Emergency Cords!

If you’ve ever used an accessible toilet and caught sight of an unruly emergency cord, one that’s been mistreated, tangled up or cut short, you might be in need of

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Agency Care Staff Deserve Minimum Wage

A lot of people with a Direct Payment or Personal Budget employ their PAs directly, and I know a lot of people who this works really well for. But I

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Hand Detecting Sink!

Many disabled people can find it difficult to wash their hands at public toilets or even at home. Most sinks are too high and even if the disabled person can

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Flagship Changing Place Will Not Be Closed

In a follow up to two articles previously published on Disability United, Accessible Toilet at Risk of Being Flushed Away in Council Cutbacks & Council Silent on At Risk Changing

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I Complained Against Atos and Won

Not so long ago, I received the dreaded brown DWP envelope. Fully expecting yet more bad news, I tore open the envelope ready to rip up the letter and fling

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Council Silent on At Risk Changing Places Unit

As I wrote earlier this year, a pioneering Changing Places toilet was at risk of being flushed away in council cutbacks. Following feedback received as a result of this article,

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Talking ATMs

It’s almost 50 years to the day since Barclays launched the first ATM at their Enfield branch. Half a century later, an estimated 3 million ‘Automated Teller Machines’ are in

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Trapped on the Underground

By Doug Paulley Going Underground? All aboard on Facebook, tweet us @duniteduk, or email our Editor on editor@disabilityunited.co.uk