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Source: UK Active 24.08.2021

https://www.ukactive.com/news/ukactive-launches-everyone-can-consultation-to-examine-fitness-and-leisure-provision-for-disabled-people/

 

ukactive has announced the launch of a new consultation to review the provision and impact of fitness and leisure facilities for disabled people.

The consultation is open to all gyms, fitness and leisure facilities in the UK until the end of September and asks for details of the measures that have been implemented to cater for disa

Source: Activity Alliance 18 Aug 2021

https://www.activityalliance.org.uk/news/6375-get-yourself-active-launches-new-social-care-activity-pack

 

Get Yourself Active has launched a new online activity pack designed for carers, support workers and personal assistants who support disabled people and people with long-term health conditions.

The pack was co-designed with experts in the social care and physical activity sectors including Durham University, Sport England, Sense, Sport for Confidence, A

Source: Activity Alliance 12.05.21

http://www.activityalliance.org.uk/about-us/our-work/strategy

New findings published today by national charity Activity Alliance reveal the growing impact of the pandemic on disabled people. Just over 7 in 10 disabled people (72%) agree that the coronavirus pandemic has made sport and physical activity less fair for disabled people.

This is one of the headline findings of a new YouGov poll commissioned by Activity Alliance, the leading voice for disabled people

Activity Alliance has published Reopening Activity: An inclusive response, in consultation with partners across sport, leisure and disability equality. The national charity wants providers to consider the guidance as part of their ongoing commitment to disabled people’s inclusion. Source: Activity Alliance, June 2020