Improving the lives of Disabled People

Disability Equality Training

Provides an understanding of both the medical and the social models of disability; an awareness of equality legislation – the Equality Act 2010; a knowledge of disability facts and figures. The prevalence of disability as defined by the Equality Act; a recognition of the business case for organisations to be trained in disability equality; and practical advice as to what terminology and language to use. There are two options available:

  • Option 1: 2-hour condensed session
  • Option 2: Half day sessions (3.5 hours)

Access Auditing

Undertaken to appraise defined areas of buildings, spaces and places to assess the extent of accessibility to services and facilities; and propose the extent of works required to improve the current facilities. The access audit identifies barriers to access against a pre-determined criteria and makes recommendations for improvements, where appropriate. It is prepared in accordance with:

  1. British Standards Institution (BSI) (2009). BS 8300: 2009, Design of buildings and their approaches to meet the needs of disabled people – Code of practice.
  2. HM Government (2010a) Equality Act 2010.
  3. HM Government (2015) Approved Document M: Volume 2 – Access to and Use of Buildings other than dwellings.

For more information, please contact us.
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