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Disability Derbyshire

Disability Derbyshire Coalition for Inclusive Living (DDCIL) works to apply disabled people's ideas and experiences to developing services and public policies.

We exist because disabled people realised that disability is caused by the way society is organised, and not by the way their bodies, senses or minds work.

Latest news

See us for FREE advice on Health, Social Care and Benefits issues

We have brought together a team of advisers who provide free information and advice for disabled people/children and their carers, on a range of health and social care issues including: Needs assessments and getting the right care package Carers Rights including respite care Reduction or stopped care and support packages Direct payments and individual/personal budgets […]

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Better health starts at home public consultation

Please see the information below regarding a public consultation by the NHS regarding prescription fees – it has the potential to have a huge impact on people with disabilities, so your time in leaving your views would be appreciated. From the NHS site: What is this consultation about? NHS commissioners working across Derbyshire have outlined […]

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Possible new DDCIL Information Service – We need your help!

DDCIL is currently examining the possibility of setting up a new Information Service and we would really appreciate input from local people, especially those who are themselves disabled or have a disabled family member. To pursue funding we need to know if there is an interest in a specialist disability information and support service for Derbyshire […]

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