UK’s major care leaders publish 2017 “Care Crisis Manifesto”

Learning Disability Voices, the leading coalition of not-for-profit, private and voluntary sector providers of learning disability care services, has today launched its 2017 Care Crisis Manifesto which can be read here.Read more

United Response launches new Community Donation Station in the heart of Cheriton

The Community Network, nestled in the heart of Cheriton High Street, run by disability charity United Response, is launching a ‘Community Donation Station’ to generate funds for the community.Read more

GWR bonanza ahead of ROC 5K fun run

Great Western Railway (GWR) has recently announced the award of a grant of £49,357 to the disability charity which operates the forthcoming annual ROC 5K fun run in Truro for which GWR is a major sponsor.Read more

Latest Issue of Easy News covers the snap election

Disability charity, United Response, has published Issue 26 of the award-winning accessible news magazine, Easy News.Read more

Every Vote Counts - Free resources launched to make voting easier to understand for people with learning disabilities

National disability charity, United Response, is launching a set of updated, free, easy read resources today.Read more

Enjoy cakes and great company at United Response’s coffee fundraiser in Chesterfield

Disability charity, United Response, is holding a coffee fundraiser in Chesterfield on Saturday 6th May to raise money for people the charity supports in the community.Read more

United Response welcomes report on learning disability support, but calls for urgent action on funding

National disability charity, United Response, has responded to the publication of The Public Accounts Committee’s report on local support for people with learning disabilities, today.Read more

Richard Chappell in Paignton dance ensemble

Led by outstanding British dancer and choreographer Richard Chappell, ROC Creative is hosting a dance platform at the Palace Theatre on Saturday 6th May.Read more

Maidstone woman fulfils dream of taking on the London Marathon

Jennifer Fissenden, 33, from Maidstone will hit the streets of the capital on 23rd April to take on the London Marathon in aid of disability charity United Response.Read more

Chipstead woman takes on her 14th London Marathon in aid of disability charity

Kate Knight, from Chipstead, will take to the streets of London on 23rd April to run her 14th marathon for national disability charity, United Response.Read more

Kensington resident runs London Marathon to make a real difference

Christopher O’Neill, 24, from Kensington, is taking on his first ever marathon to raise vital funds for disability charity, United Response.Read more

PKF Francis Clark explore new route for the ROC 5K fun run

PKF Francis Clark recently deployed a senior team to take time out to explore the exciting new route for this year’s event.Read more

Birmingham woman takes on the London Marathon to prove “you can do anything you put your mind to”

Anna Palmer, 32, from Birmingham, will take on the London Marathon for the first time on 23rd April to raise money for disability charity United Response.Read more

Harris Begley and the Penventon Park Hotel invite local business teams to go egg-head to egg-head, for an Executive Gala Quiz Night in aid of ROC Wellbeing

The Executive Gala Quiz Night was recently launched by Ian Harris and Rajesh Joshi, together with quiz master Nathan Nicholson.Read more

One million disabled people blocked from work, finds CSJ

According to a new report by the Centre for Social Justice (CSJ), one million disabled people who are currently out of work want to find employment, but are blocked from doing so.Read more

Torquay pals take on first marathon together in aid of people with disabilities

Two good friends from Torquay, Nancy Fowler, 47, and Sam Darke, 50, are taking on the London Marathon together on 23rd April 2017 for the first time.Read more

Pub quiz in Welwyn Village to raise vital funds for disability charity

A local fundraising champion, Nikki Cowen, is hosting a pub quiz in Welwyn Village on Saturday 25th March, to raise vital funds for disability charity United Response.Read more

Spring Budget 2017: Response from Learning Disability Voices

Care leaders: The Chancellor must ensure people with learning disabilities are not forgotten amid new social care spending commitments.Read more

The ROC 5K is back with a brand new route

This year’s ROC 5K (3 mile) charity fun run will take place after work on Tuesday 27th June 2017. The annual event raises vital funds for ROC, which is now part of United Response, a charity which supports vulnerable people with learning disabilities.Read more

Easy News published today: future printed version suspended

The 25th Issue of Easy News is now out in print, but due to funding pressures, disability charity United Response is suspending printing of the award-winning accessible news magazine until a further means of funding is sought.Read more

Cross-sector response to Channel 4’s ‘Under Lock and Key’ Dispatches documentary

Providers of learning disability services expressed shock and disappointment at the scenes depicted in Channel 4’s ‘Under Lock and Key’ aired on Wednesday.Read more

Cornish Mutual in community day at the farm

A team of new staff at Cornish Mutual recently took part in a charity engagement day at Boscawen Farm, Blackwater, which is operated by learning disability charity ROC (now part of United Response).Read more

United Response makes key recommendations in response to the Government’s ‘Improving Lives’ Green Paper

Disability charity, United Response, has outlined 12 key recommendations in response to ‘Improving Lives: The Work, Health and Disability Green Paper’, following an extensive consultation with staff and people supported by the charity.Read more