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New Sense report on equal access to healthcare


Equal access to healthcare – The importance of accessible healthcare services for people who are Deafblind. Previous research has suggested that people who are deafblind were not getting equitable access to treatment […]

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RNIB: Attendance Allowance survey for blind or partially sighted people


Attendance Allowance (AA) is like Personal Independence Payment (PIP) – but for older people (65 and over). It helps to meet the extra costs of a disability and so helps people with […]

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Technology failing to meet needs of older people with hearing and sight problems


A new study – Keeping in Touch with Technology? – was commissioned in 2014 by Sense to explore the experiences of older people using telecare and assistive technology. The Sense website states: […]

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