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ILC Newsletter February 2016

  Equipment and Information News from Guideposts Independent Living Centre Team – February 2016 New product, see the Compression Stocking section of our Resource Handbook (see the section under Clothing). A company in the UK now stock some coloured and patterned lymphedema gauntlets and gloves.  PebbleUK ( 0800 433 4757 :www.pebbleuk.com Brief details:  Supply a… Read more »

Thinking about a holiday……….?

Carl, Jacqui and Max Alban welcome you to I Need A Holiday Too. A unique concept in holidays for disabled people wanting to travel to France. Based on the pink granite coast of Brittany, on the banks of the River Jaudy in a small and very beautiful town called La Roche Derrien, we offer the… Read more »

Nearly 14,000 disabled people have mobility cars taken away

Source BBC: Nearly 14,000 disabled people who rely on a specialist motoring allowance have had their cars taken away from them following government welfare changes. Figures seen by the BBC show almost half of those having to be reassessed for this support under the changes lost their Motability vehicle. Read on.

Caring Matters

It was wonderful to see so many of you recently at our ‘Caring Matters’ conference on 20th November.  We were delighted that so many carers and professionals were able to attend and hope everyone enjoyed the day and found it useful and informative.  We have received some very positive feedback from those attending which is… Read more »

Need help with your PIP?

Citizens Advice offer assistance with information on benefits and tax credits.  There is also information about council tax and housing costs, national insurance, payment of benefits and problems with benefits.  See their website for more information. https://www.citizensadvice.org.uk/benefits/

Mobile nail technician

Didcot based mobile nail technician, available to come to your home: Susan Luker – Nailicious.  Specialises in Gelish, Artistic gloss, Smart Gel Polish manicures with Gel Polish, Manicures with ordinary polish, mobile: 07748630273.

Relapsing Remitting Multiple Sclerosis

My name is Virginie Louvel and I am a Senior Research Executive at Opinion Health, a London based market research agency. We are inviting a select number of people who have been diagnosed with Relapsing Remitting Multiple Sclerosis and are currently receiving a disease modifying therapy (DMT) to take part in a national wide project… Read more »