Funding available for North West Disabled People's Organisations

The National Emergency Trust has announced £1.5 million of funding to support grassroots Disabled Peoples Organisations (DPOs) across the UK to respond to the Covid-19 needs of disabled people.

The DPO Covid-19 Emergency Fund aims to support DPOs to meet the needs of disabled people, and are looking to fund the following broad three areas:

• Independent living

• Isolation

• Income

Some examples of work that could be funded:

• A DPO wanting funding to produce local Covid-19 related information in

News Category: 
News Date: 
Tuesday, 15 September, 2020

Manchester Histories Digifest 2020

Manchester Histories is holding its first ever Digif

News Category: 
News Date: 
Monday, 31 August, 2020

Care Homes, Covid-19 and Independent Living

GMCDP's executive council have written a statement about care homes, COVID-19 and independent living.

The full article and a plain English summary, can be accesed here:

News Category: 
News Date: 
Wednesday, 5 August, 2020

Coronavirus Update

An important message from staff to GMCDP members regarding coronavirus (COVID-19)

Dear GMCDP Members,

News Category: 
News Date: 
Friday, 20 March, 2020

Call out for respondents to a survey for the mistreatment of disabled adults in social care

From Leeds University

What are ‘acceptable’ and ‘unacceptable’ practices within care? Are ‘unacceptable’ practices necessarily mistreatment? And if not, where do we draw the line between ‘unacceptable’ practices and mistreatment? 

News Category: 
News Date: 
Monday, 2 March, 2020

Meeting with Network & Northern Rail About Access Problems at Victoria Station

GMCDP together with Manchester Disabled People Against Cuts and the National Union of Students Disabled Student Officer held a meeting with Network Rail and Northern Rail, to discuss the access problems at Victoria Station in Manchester.

News Category: 
News Date: 
Tuesday, 10 December, 2019