We Care for Equality

Disabled people have the right to good social care. We're campaigning to make that right a reality.

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We are Leonard Cheshire and we provide support to people with disabilities to live, learn and work as independently as they choose whatever their ability.

We offer a variety of services including residential and supported living, therapy suites, social activities as well as training.

We believe in building a fairer, more inclusive society. One that recognises the positive contributions we all make.

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Living

Explore the opportunity to live more independently, have new experiences, build your confidence and social group.

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Learning

Build your confidence through new skills or volunteering and get access to computers and adapted IT equipment.

Digital Support

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Working

Unlock potential. Get help with finding employment, writing your CV or accessing the latest technology.

Change 100 internships

"Getting involved with Leonard Cheshire was a game-changer. For years I thought I wouldn't find paid work that suited my campaigning skills because of my disability. But Leonard Cheshire gave me the chance to develop my skills and build my experience."

Joshua Reeves, Campaigns Support Officer (Wales)

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Rising costs will soon leave me out of options

One of our supporters told us about the impact the cost of living crisis is having on their life and why they're scared for the future.

"I've become an expert in frugality, owing to the ever-increasing difficulty of making ends meet on disability benefits that have not been adequately adjusted for inflation and rising costs."

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Stories, blogs and podcasts

Change 100 has changed my life for the better

Catherine growing up wanted to be a concert pianist and competed internationally in music until her chronic illness forced her to rethink her priorities and goals. Thanks to our Change 100 programme, she is now looking forward to a career in software engineering.

Blog

Reflections on the Disability Action Plan

The Disability Action Plan was published last week. It had the ambitious aim of making the UK the ‘most accessible place in the world for disabled people to live, work and thrive’. Do the 32 Actions add up to a ground breaking plan? Will it deliver in the year ahead? Let’s explore.

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Podcast: Welcome to Wrexham

Kerry Evans, the Disability Liaison Officer at Wrexham AFC, tells us why disabled supporters at Wrexham love the club and want more people to get involved. We find out about the superb work that Wrexham are doing with their Quiet Zone and continual access improvements.

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