Tag Archives: mental health

No cookers or beds from April 1st

How is this protecting the vulnerable?

Changes to Crisis Loans – protecting the vulnerable

Urgent restrictions on Crisis Loans have been announced today in order to protect the discretionary Social Fund budget, which could run out before Christmas if current spending levels continue.

Flipping heck! The pancake race is on

Flipping heck! The pancake race is on

Published on Mon Feb 28 07:00:00 GMT 2011

A NORTHUMBERLAND peer will be flipping pancakes for charity next month.

Lord Redesdale will compete in this year’s Rehab Parliamentary Pancake Race, which will take place outside the Houses of Parliament on Shrove Tuesday, March 8.

Rehab works with thousands of people with disabilities, older people and others with brain injuries, spinal injuries and mental health difficulties, to enable them to achieve independence and remain active citizens in their communities, and to undertake training and education.