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we’re flexible — you choose the times you need us, and we’re there,
we’re adaptable — you get tailored support, molded to your situation,
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We’re also highly professional — our team members are all trained, with many years’ experience in successfully supporting our clients all over the UK. So we’ve developed a level of expertise in our field.

Yet you won’t find us stuffy, boring and clinical. We’re friendly, approachable and fun to be around. Check out our testimonials to find out what our clients say about us — some of them have been with us for years!

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Royal Courts of Justice building at London, England
22
Jan
PIP suffers blow on mental health at High Court

UPDATE: The PIP saga rumbles on with the Government now committed to reviewing 1.6 million claims at a cost of £3.7 Billion by 2023. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-42862904 It seems to have gone somewhat unnoticed but the much-maligned Personal Independence Payment (PIP) has lost a significant case at the High Court over mental health issues. On the 19th of January they […]

Posted in: Blog, Government and Politics, Mental Health,
Tags: appa, disability, human rights, mental health, PIP,
18
Dec
Philip Hammond, Why Blame the Disabled?
Productivity fell this year between March and June by 0.1 per cent despite people working for longer hours, the ONS found. Chancellor Philip Hammond had this to say; "It is almost certainly the case that by increasing participation in the workforce, including far higher levels of participation by marginal groups and very high levels of engagement [...]
Posted in: Blog, Government and Politics,
Tags: appa, disability, European workers, Philip Hammond, productivity measurements,
13
Dec
Communicating with People who have Hearing Loss
Some general Advice for clear communication for people with hearing loss.   A small amount of thought and effort in communicating with deaf and hard of hearing people can make a huge difference. For Sign Language Users whose main link to the world is visual, it is helpful to use: Some basic signs and finger-spelling [...]
Posted in: Blog,
Tags: British sign language, BSL, deaf, deaf communities, hearing loss, language, sign language,

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