The latest news from our campaigners.
Statement in response to CQC report stating a ‘tipping point’ has been reached in social care13 October 2016
Leonard Cheshire's policy and research manager Alice Gulland responds to the CQC report stating a ‘tipping point’ has been reached in social care.
Statement on the accessibility of Premier League stadium facilities15 September 2016
Our response to the Equality and Human Rights Commissions’ statement regarding the accessibility of Premier League stadium facilities.
We're Proud to Care15 September 2016
On 7 September, to coincide with the start of the Paralympics and our founder Leonard Cheshire’s birthday, we launched Proud to Care.
Social care crisis highlighted in new Kings Fund and Nuffield Trust report15 September 2016
Social care for older people highlights the severity of the crisis facing social care right now, says Alice Gulland.
Disabled people urged to share their stories ahead of enquiry on adult social care2 August 2016
A leading disability charity is urging disabled people to share their experiences of adult social care ahead of a government enquiry.
British disabled people 'treated like second-class citizens', says human rights watchdog20 July 2016
The new chair of the Equality and Human Rights Commission has said disability rights in the UK are 'a badge of shame'.
Response to Lord’s Select Committee report on the impact of the Equality Act 2010 on the lives of disabled people19 July 2016
Leonard Cheshire Disability head of policy and campaigns responds to the Lord’s Select Committee report on the impact of the Equality Act 2010 on the lives of disabled people.
UK economy ‘losing out on talented disabled workers,’ says leading charity13 July 2016
Leading disability charity Leonard Cheshire today called on government and employers to take action to realise the potential of disabled employees.
'Tipping point' in social care reached13 July 2016
Disabled and older people face further cuts to social care services in England, according to a new report from Adass.
Response to ADASS Budget Survey by Leonard Cheshire Disability13 July 2016
Leonard Cheshire Disability policy manager Alice Mitchell-Pye responds to today's ADASS report into adult social care.