Who we are and What we do

The role of DPTAC, an independent body, is to advise the Government on the transport needs of disabled people. The leaflet includes a phone contact for information on how to plan a journey

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Stay in Touch A guide to telephones services for older disabled people

Comprehensive information about the types of available telephones, special features, equipment, accessories and services for disabled people

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Disability and Ageing Your Rights to Social Services

Aims to help people find out if they have a right to social services because they are elderly or have a disability.

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Disabled Living Foundation

This website offers information about the right type of equipment that will help you manage your household chores and day-to-day living without having to depend on other people. There are a number of factsheets that you can download, including those on footwear, everyday/household equipment, mobility equipment, clothing, design advice and sources of funding.

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Disability and Ageing Your Rights to Social Services

Aims to help people find out if they have a right to social services because they are elderly or have a disability. It describes the mandatory and discretionary Social Services, how to apply for services, and how to challenge Social Services decisions.

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Disability equipment and home adaptations Factsheet 42

This factsheet covers the help you can get from the local authority to manage your daily tasks at home through the provision of specially designed equipment or home adaptations. It should be read in conjunction with Age UK’s other relevant factsheets and information guides including: Age UK’s Factsheet 46, Paying for care and support at […]

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Easier Living A Guide for Older and Disabled People Living in London

Information on gadgets to help with simple things such as opening tins, reaching into corners or carrying things, adapting the home with specially designed stairlifts, banisters, baths, etc. and making the home safer.

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