Man Jailed For Raping Severely Disabled Woman

October 20, 2017 admin 0

A man has been given a 26 year sentence, 18 years to be served as a custodial imprisonment and an extended 8 year licence, after […]

Disabled children hate crime reports increasing

October 15, 2017 admin 0

Reported hate crimes against disabled children are rising, a BBC investigation has discovered. Figures from police forces across the UK show there were 450 incidents […]

Couple guilty of disability hate crime in Horsham

September 15, 2017 admin 0

A man and a woman have been found guilty of verbally abusing a severely disabled man in Horsham. The victim cannot walk unaided and needs […]

MP calls on UK Parliament to do more to eliminate disability hate crime

September 9, 2017 admin 0

Gavin Newlands, SNP MP for Paisley and Renfrewshire North, has called for the UK Parliament to debate disability hate crime, highlighting the work of a […]

Online support guide for disabled victims and witnesses of crime

August 25, 2017 admin 0

The Crown Prosecution Service has published an online support guide specifically for disabled victims and witnesses of crime. The guide which the CPS produced with […]

West Sussex disability care homes investigated

August 21, 2017 admin 0

Police inquiries and unannounced inspections have been carried out at disability care homes in West Sussex. They were in response to “significant safeguarding concerns” after […]

Cannabis for Patients with Chronic Pain, PTSD: More Evidence Needed

August 18, 2017 admin 0

Researchers continue to search for evidence regarding the use of cannabis for medicinal purposes. In 2 reviews recently published in the Annals of Internal Medicine, […]