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Disabled Living Foundation appoints new Chief Executive

2nd October 2008

The Disabled Living Foundation is delighted to announce the appointment of Christine Shaw as its new Chief Executive.

Christine Shaw was formerly CEO of the Holocaust Memorial Day Trust, responsible for the annual National Commemoration of the victims of the Holocaust and more recent genocides. Previously, she was Acting Chief Executive, and Deputy Chief Executive, of national charity Help the Hospices. Her career has been spent in the public and not-for-profit sectors in health, education and social care.

Government and industry continue to back DLF’s plans

30th July 2008

More leading companies in the Assistive Technology (AT) industry have come together to support the Disabled Living Foundation (DLF)’s plans to create an impartial web-based advice and information portal on community equipment. In addition, Government has announced new funding for DLF to produce a website for families with disabled children.

DLF wins place on Department of Health pilot information accreditation scheme

22nd July 2008

The Disabled Living Foundation (DLF) has been chosen by the Department of Health from over 120 applications to participate in the testing phase of a new scheme to ensure good quality information across the health and social care sector.

The information accreditation scheme will combat substantial variation in the quality of health and social care information available and will provide a way for the public and professionals to know that the information they are using is reliable.


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