Exercise and physical activity

Leading a physically active lifestyle can have a significant impact on the wellbeing of people with dementia. Exercise is beneficial for physical and mental health and may improve the quality of life for people in all stages of the condition. Physical activities are...

Equal and fair hate crime laws for the disabled

Disabled people will only be protected from online abuse when they have “equal and fair” hate crime laws, a leading disabled campaigner has told MPs. Anne Novis, chair of Inclusion London, told the Commons petitions committee that the abuse targeted at disabled people...

How much is the average bill?

Are you being overcharged for the energy you use? Do your water bills match the amount of water you use? Is your Council Tax leaving you out of pocket? We know that household costs have risen sharply in the past few years. Yet, many people are still paying more than...

Treat me well

Mencap launches our brand new health campaign, Treat me well. It’s a new campaign to transform how the NHS treats people with a learning disability in hospital. Sadly, we know 1200 people with a learning disability die avoidably in hospital care, each and every...

Big Social Care Survey

Silver Voices has joined the Care and Support Alliance (CSA) of over 80 leading charities to campaign on the future funding and organisation of social care in the run-up to the promised Green Paper in the summer Care and Support Alliance. As part of the campaign, the...