Focus on Disability

For Disabled People, the Elderly and their Carers in the UK

Focus on Disability

The mobile-friendly website providing online support, information
and products for disabled people, the elderly and their carers in the UK

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Our Latest Blog Posts

Unwell, unsafe, and unfed – 4,000 people needing care reveal a shocking picture of neglect in our care system - 13th May 2017
Former carers: The Way Ahead - 15th April 2018
The Conversation Around the Changing Nature of Care - 6th April 2018
‘Urgent injection of funds needed into social care’ - 29th March 2018
Let’s be frank about the NHS - 22nd March 2018

Quick Links - Disability Issues and Welfare Reform

Benefit rates from April 2018 to 2019 and April 2017 to 2018 published by the DWP
Appeal Against A DWP Benefits Decision
DLA and PIP – the main differences
Universal Credit (UC) - A Guide
Universal Credit - Benefit Rates 2018 to 2019 and 2017 to 2018
Personal Independence Payment (PIP) - A Guide
Personal Independence Payment (PIP) - Benefit Rates 2018 to 2019 and 2017 to 2018
Benefit Cap - A Guide
Cold Weather Payment
Warm Home Discount Scheme
Winter Fuel Payment
Prescription Charges - £8.80 per item from April 1st 2018
NHS Dental Costs - from 1st April 2018
The Social Fund (grants - loans - payments)
Free Tax Disc ( Vehicle Excise Duty) for Disabled People
Blue Badge Scheme
Disabled Parking Abroad
Paying Care Home Fees
Care After your Discharge from Hospital
Debt Problems - UK Debt Help and Advice
Reporting Benefit Fraud
Advice Organisations
Citizens Advice Bureaux
Dial UK

Disability Directory - Organizations and Charities - A to Z

NHS 111 service New Service - Free 24hr nurse advice and health information.
( NHS Direct was dissolved in March 2014)




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