NHS Accessible Information Standard

The NHS Accessible Information Standard helps to ensure clearer information for disabled people and their carers. All places that provide NHS care or adult social care are expected to follow the new standard. This includes your GP and hospital. It has been over a year since the Standard came into force. The Accessible Information Standard… Read More

Learning Disability Week 19th to 25th June #LDWeek17

Employment is the focus of this year’s Learning Disability Week. Different organisations will raise awareness of the benefits of employing people with a learning disability. Our organisation, BSUH NHS Trust has structures in place to enable people with learning disabilities to receive the right support to access and stay in work. It is well-known that… Read More

Reasonable adjustments under the Equality Act 2010

In brief The reasonable adjustments duty under the Equality Act 2010 is to avoid the disadvantage which a disabled person experiences because of their disability. For example, being unable to access a workplace because the building only has stairs and no ramps. Making reasonable adjustments are usually straight forward although people tend to still get… Read More