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Press release: University of Bedfordshire, Disabled parents often seen as risk to their children rather than given support, report warns

21st September 2018
Health and social care services are failing disabled parents and their children, a report published today suggests. Disabled parents told the report’s authors that health and adult social care professionals assessing their needs often ignore the parenting implications of their impairment and fail to communicate with their counterparts in children’s services. Meanwhile, children’s social care professionals too ...

Press release: Love it or hate it? Here’s your chance to Rate it! 17 September 2018

17th September 2018
Rate it!, the new product review website written by and for disabled people, would like to hear about the products you’ve found useful to make daily life easier. And what about the ones that don’t help? For too long, there hasn’t been anywhere for disabled people in the UK to share their views and read reviews about small- to ...

Blog; DRILL funded “Match Me” Project Advisory Group members share their experience so far…

12th September 2018
Margaret Follon, Chair of the Project Advisory Group: I was delighted to be asked to chair the Advisory Group for the Match Me research project. It has been a real pleasure to meet both the research group from Stirling University and the other members of the group who have come from a variety of backgrounds. Our first ...

The DRILL Programme is now advertising two Tender Opportunities.

5th September 2018
Please click on the links below, which will take you directly to the Tender page where you will find all of the details required. Including Missing Voices Getting our Voices Heard  The DRILL Programme is in its fourth year, we are now commissioning to fill specific gaps that have been identified. DRILL’s aim is to enable disabled people to ...

DRILL is a Four Nation Research Project which delivers the world's first major research programme led by disabled people.

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More media interest from @themjcouk (£) in the #drilluk research funded by #NationalLottery published today from… https://t.co/gA8dMS3EIc

19 hours ago
ScarcityStudiosUK ScarcityStudiosUK @ScarcityStudios

lets have a debate instead of one side opinions #mrmongomery #drilluk #drillmusic MR MONTGOMERY- IS DRILL TO BLAME… https://t.co/GAliFo2YD5

21 hours ago
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And the media are following up on the new #drilluk funded research by @uniofbedsTGC on fears of disabled parents https://t.co/tUJQTlX8gV

23 hours ago
DRILL UK DRILL UK @drill_uk

Great to see new research funded by #drilluk on fears of disabled parents published today by @uniofbedsTGC. Here’s… https://t.co/DqtgHGnyzt

23 hours ago
DRILL UK DRILL UK @drill_uk

Great to see new research funded by #drilluk on fears of disabled parents published today by @uniofbeds. Here’s the… https://t.co/vCTfto8J51

23 hours ago
Research Institute for Disabled Consumers Research Institute for Disabled Consumers @RiDC_UK

Win an Amazon Alexa! Just write a product review for Rate it! and you’ll be eligible for our prize draw:… https://t.co/AsZ3fZ327n

2 days ago
DRILL UK DRILL UK @drill_uk

The 2 #drilluk commissioned tenders.
1. Getting Our Voices Heard
2. Including Missing Voices… https://t.co/nu0enIkZuE

5 days ago
DRILL UK DRILL UK @drill_uk

Press release: Love it or hate it? Here’s your chance to Rate it! 17 September 2018
Supporting disabled people to m… https://t.co/V5QPQWdI1j

5 days ago
DRILL UK DRILL UK @drill_uk

Blog: DRILL funded “Match Me” project with Horizon Housing, members, sharing their experiences so far with helping… https://t.co/iZNZbee5SS

1 week ago
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Blog: DRILL funded “Match Me” project with Horizon Housing, members, sharing their experiences so far with helping… https://t.co/CbbemXwemV

1 week ago
DRILL UK DRILL UK @drill_uk

New blog, the “Match Me” project from Vision sense share their experiences so far, helping to match disabled people… https://t.co/jyDFZkhJpI

1 week ago
Ivanka Antova Ivanka Antova @AntovaIvanka

Exciting times, autumn has began and in DRILL our ‘Is It Me?’ Project is about to finalise ethics and start talking… https://t.co/QNNjIh7zIc

1 week ago
DRILL UK DRILL UK @drill_uk

We’re delighted to announce two tender opportunities for research under the #DRILLUK programme – as always there is… https://t.co/bf61kJajex

2 weeks ago
Shaping Our Lives Shaping Our Lives @Solnetwork1

#drilluk Mutual Benefits–The potential of disabled people as foster carers’ https://t.co/lwofxyFZ0l 4 sites iden… https://t.co/Ila45RF8md

4 weeks ago
welshflier welshflier @welshflier

@CommCats Very well. It’s time for a @Barod_CIC and @CommCats catch up as we are doing something right up your stre… https://t.co/tEq6T0jaCr

2 months ago
@CyranoKelevra

Loski – Call me Loose 🔥🔥🔥

C’est trop ! #DrillUk

2 months ago
Barod CIC Barod CIC @Barod_CIC

Four out of five on the train to Ty Glas for a #DRILLUK meeting with @AllWalesPF. Pick up 5th at Neath. https://t.co/F5l4ODFSfX

2 months ago
Rosie Tyler-Greig Rosie Tyler-Greig @RosieTylerGreig

Fab day spent at Stormont with @drill_uk team. Heard from funded projects, planned next steps, & talked about the… https://t.co/0ExnUL85yf

3 months ago
Disability Action NI Disability Action NI @disabilityni

.@drill_uk have all arrived safely in Belfast. Too many to tag! We’re meeting in @niassembly so thanks to @Kelmba f… https://t.co/WhFgTNeBJU

3 months ago