"The Scottish Government’s intention that current recipients should not have their existing funding taken away, unless their personal circumstances change and they become ineligible. We will therefore seek to implement a scheme which will enable current recipients to continue to receive the same award as they would have had, had the Fund not been abolished, for so long as they continue to meet the eligibility criteria which gave them access to the Fund. Our ability to support such a scheme is subject to sufficient levels of funding being devolved from the UK Government to the Scottish Government for this purpose. The consequence of this fundamental decision is to give current recipients reassurance."
(Source: The Learning Disability Alliance Scotland)
Many of us will have bought DIY items from Screwfix and may like to know that the organisation has set up The Screwfix Foundation. This is a charity set up with the purpose of raising funds to support projects that will fix, maintain and improve properties and community facilities specifically for those in need. Local charities can be helped on a case by case basis and an application form can be downloaded from their website: www.screwfixfoundation.com
Money for the projects will be raised by customers donating via Pennies, the electronic charity box where you can round up your bill to the nearest pound, via collection boxes in the stores and fundraising events.
Answer : There are a large number of health care trials and research programs run by organisations such as The National Institute for Health Research, The Medical Research Council, The Dept. of Health, other medical research charities and pharmaceutical and healthcare companies. You could look up these organisations for more information or you could ask your own GP to find out if there are any trials local to where you live. If you visit the UK Clinical Trials Gateway at www.ukctg.nihr.ac.uk it gives easy to understand information about clinical research trials running in the UK.
For disabled visitors enter the ticket office via the side entrance into the County Hall ticket office where there is a dedicated ticket desk. For people who find queuing a problem there is a Fast-Track service.
Further information can be found at: www.londoneye.com
Two staff members visited a pre-commencement care package meeting in Greater Manchester.
Monitoring visit took place in Norfolk.
Our Area Manager in the South West was unexpectedly called upon to give CPR to an older lady. Supported by telephone from the Ambulance Service phone operator, she was able, after 20 minutes to hand over to the paramedics. The lady in question is now in hospital.
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Until 1913 children in America could legally be sent by parcel post.
In Japan only 2% of adoptions are of children; 98% are adult males age 25 to 30.
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Angela Gifford, Director
Able Community Care Ltd.
Telephone 01603 764567