Legs4Africa Appeal

Legs4Africa Appeal photo with Alex Brooker

The charity that’s getting Africa back on its feet, one leg at a time

Legs4Africa photo of young boy with prosthetic legLegs4Africa recycle prosthetic legs that would otherwise end up in landfill and facilitate support groups so amputees in Africa can live more independent, fulfilled lives.

On Sunday 1st March get BBC Radio 4 on your DABs to hear Alex Brooker say Legs4Africa, avocado and beer can, all within 2 minutes and 50 seconds.
The appeal will go out at 7:54am & 9:25pm and will then be repeated on Thursday 5th March at 3:25pm.

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A practical solution and raising access awareness!
 

Rita Ebel who has been a wheelchair user for 25 years, builds wheelchair ramps from Lego and distributes them around her town in Hanau, Germany. 

The brightly coloured ramps not only provide a practical solution to access shops and other buildings, but get noticed by anyone passing, creating an ideal opportunity to raise access awareness. 


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Your opportunity to vote for one of these Blog posts written within 12 months of the nominations opening which have made an impact. It could have made you laugh, cry or take action but it stays with you long after reading it.
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Championing equal access on public transport  


Disabled people travel up to a third less than non-disabled people impacting on access to employment, healthcare, education and social activities. Barriers to public transport are not limited to reliability and the physical infrastructure but also include the attitudes and behaviours of staff and fellow passengers.

If everyone using public transport takes small steps to be mindful of their fellow passengers, we can all make transport more inclusive.

More info Here
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Social care assessments and duties: children and young people under 18

Children’s Services have a duty to provide support and services to children in need in their area to safeguard and support their welfare. The legal definition of a child in need includes a child with a disability. In order to find out whether a child is in need and what services are required to support them they need to carry out what is known as a “section 17” assessment.

In this article we will explore:

  • How to get an assessment
  • What happens during an assessment
  • Child in need plans
  • The type of support that could be provided to children in need

If there is a particular area you would like to know more about or if you would like to speak to one of our  specialist team then please contact us at cop@boyesturner.com
 
Read the Full Article Here

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