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Locals with disabilities lead green give away at prize Blackpool allotment

A charity’s award winning Blackpool allotment has been making the most of a surplus of fruit and vegetables this summer, enabling locals with learning...

Waveney care home residents help stave off cabin fever during coronavirus lockdown

Four men with learning disabilities have converted a dilapidated summer house in the garden of their Waveney care home into a pub to help...

Nailsea man takes the wheel to singlehandedly create ‘Care Worker’ car stickers for key workers

A man from Nailsea is singlehandedly creating ‘Care Worker’ car stickers for social care workers to proudly display during the Coronavirus pandemic, working around...

Newcastle care worker goes the extra 4,500 miles for people with learning disabilities

A care worker from Newcastle is so committed to helping people with learning disabilities that she regularly goes the extra mile – sometimes even...

Easingwold’s popular ‘Boot Shop’ celebrates 25 years of community cohesion and support

A longstanding day support centre for adults and young people in Easingwold this month celebrated a quarter of a century of helping people develop...

Charity workers appeal to Blackpool shoppers in Tesco grant bid

United Response charity workers are calling on Blackpool shoppers to vote for them to be awarded a generous cash boost in Tesco’s Bags of...

Bognor Regis busker brings festive cheer to mental health charity

A Bognor Regis busker brought festive cheer to a mental health charity after raising £1,000. Robin Cooper, 41, singlehandedly raised the funds for United Response...

Learning disability charity launches CookABILITY cooking videos to fight obesity

People with learning disabilities are making YouTube videos to help tackle obesity as part of a pioneering new project from the disability charity United...

Mental Health Act review shines light on disturbing practices for some of the most vulnerable people

The government will introduce a new Mental Health Bill to transform mental health care, following publication of the final report from the Independent Review...

Care worker celebrates 15th anniversary with disability charity

“When I first started working in a home with people who all had learning disabilities, it was a nerve-racking and daunting experience,” said Joanne...

Yorkshire care worker of 15 years on ‘lightbulb moments’ and making a difference to vulnerable people

“It’s a really big part of my life. I’ve never wanted to do anything else”, said Anna Melia, a professional trouble-shooter for the disability...

Council budgets to be cut by a further £1.3bn as social care teeters on the edge

In response to the CQC’s annual report into the State of Care, Tim Cooper, Chief Executive at United Response, said:   “The Care Quality Commission’s (CQC)...

National charity comments on Government’s announcement to improve learning disability staff training

In response to Government’s announcement last week of a consultation to improve learning disability staff training, Tim Cooper, Chief Executive at United Response, said:   “The...

Court has ruled in favour of Mencap in the case over sleep-in back pay

Today, 13th July, the court has ruled in favour of Mencap in the case over sleep-in back pay. This overturns an employment tribunal which...

Further reaction in care to George Osborne’s Spending Review

Chancellor chooses surplus over caring for the most vulnerable, says United Response Tim Cooper, Chief Executive, United Response “The Chancellor’s Comprehensive Spending Review and Autumn...

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