The NAS describes those who are Autistic as having a “lifelong, developmental disability that affects how a person communicates with and relates to other people, and how they experience the world around them”. What is Autistic Pride Day? Autistic Pride Day was first celebrated by Aspies for Freedom in 2005. It quickly became prevalent across the globe.
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What is Carers Week? Carers Week is a yearly campaign that highlights their challenges and the contribution that they make to families and communities across the UK. Caring will affect all of us at some stage in life. Statistics show three out of five of us will become carers at some point in life. The
The NAS describes Autism as a "lifelong, developmental disability that affects how a person communicates with and relates to other people, and how they experience the world around them". Who is affected by Autism? Around 700,000 people in the UK are autistic. When you factor in their families, that makes about 2.8 million people, whose lives are
World Down Syndrome Day has been celebrated since 2006, with the aim of encouraging a better understanding of the condition- making people more aware of the rights, dignity and welfare of those who are affected. Down Syndrome is a genetic condition that causes delays in physical and intellectual development. Currently, over 60,000 people in the
Aiming to increase awareness and highlight good practice of the Mental Capacity Act, the new National Mental Capacity Forum has organised the National MCA Action Day for the 15th March this year. As an article from Community Care UK states, The Mental Capacity Act is about ‘treating people as human beings worthy of respect and
For a limited time only Get unlimited use of The Care Certificate e-learning course COMPLETELY FREE. Valid when you purchase a pay monthly package deal from Embrace-learning. The Care Certificate Described by Skills for Care, the Care Certificate is an identified set of standards that health and social care workers adhere to in their daily working life.