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DLF announces Programme for Moving & Handling People 2011

1st June 2010

DLF is pleased to announce the programme for Moving & Handling People 2011. The theme for next year’s conference is Managing Risk, Improving Practice.

In recognition of the current economic climate DLF has frozen delegate rates at 2010 prices and a 3 for 2 offer for delegates is available to ensure the best value possible. Moving & Handling People 2011 will see a new conference format and includes:

Lottery funding announced for DLF's advice website 'Living made easy'

31st March 2010

The Disabled Living Foundation (DLF) has been awarded funding from the Big Lottery Fund (BIG) towards its online advice and information portal, Living made easy (www.livingmadeeasy.org.uk). The website provides older and disabled people and their families and carers with expert, impartial information and advice on thousands of items of daily living equipment.

Give us your feedback on 'Living made easy for children'

18th March 2010

If you are the parent of a child or young person with disabilities and you've used our 'Living made easy for children' website (www.livingmadeeasy.org.uk/children) please take a few minutes to complete our short survey about your experiences by visiting http://questionpro.com/t/ABJ5LZHJgf

'Harry Potter' star Miriam Margolyes visits DLF’s Equipment Demonstration Centre

9th March 2010
Award-winning actress Miriam Margolyes visited the offices of national charity the Disabled Living Foundation (DLF) last week to find out a bit more about its services and discover what gadgets and gizmos exist to help older and disabled people in their daily lives. The actress had first become aware of DLF's work when carrying out their 40th Anniversary Radio 4 Appeal last October.

DLF helps you get the most out of Naidex, the UK’s largest disability, rehabilitation and homecare exhibition

26th February 2010
The Disabled Living Foundation (DLF) is pleased to announce it will once again act as the Information Point for Naidex 2010, the UK’s largest disability, rehabilitation and homecare exhibition taking place on 20-22nd April at the NEC Birmingham. DLF is a national charity that provides free, impartial advice and information about all types of daily living equipment for older and disabled people and their carers.

DLF response statement to the Audit Commission’s report into future provision of care for older people

18th February 2010
Responding to the Audit Commission’s report into future provision of care for older people, Christine Shaw, Chief Executive of the Disabled Living Foundation (DLF) says:
“We welcome the findings of the Audit Commission’s report and understand the huge financial challenges facing local authorities when looking at how they can care for an ageing population.

DLF launches independent advice on ‘gourmet gadgets’

17th February 2010

The Disabled Living Foundation (DLF) is adding to its comprehensive websites with the launch of a new Kitchen and Household Products section on its impartial advice site ‘Living made easy’™ (www.livingmadeeasy.org.uk).

DLF is the UK’s leading source of impartial information and expert advice on equipment to help older and disabled people continue to live full and independent lives and stay in their own homes for as long as possible.

Fallen on the ice and broken an arm or a leg? Check out what gadgets can help you over the coming weeks

15th January 2010
As the thaw gathers pace and all the ice and snow starts melting away the Disabled Living Foundation (DLF) urges people who have sustained breaks and fractures after slipping over to consider how different gadgets might be able to help with daily tasks until they have fully recovered.
DLF's Chief Executive, Christine Shaw, commented:

DLF is now a certified member of The Information Standard

22nd December 2009
The public can be confident that DLF is a trusted and reliable source of health and social care information


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