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Raising accessibility issues in the community

neave123 Community member Posts: 2 Listener
Hi there, I'm Neave and I'm a care worker from Norfolk. 

I have worked with many disabled people and recognising the struggle that is put on disabled people for accessibility in the community from going into shops or being in shops and being unable to move around the shop effectively and other issues that have occurred when accessing the community.

I wondered if anyone had any suggestions on how to get the message about improving accessibility as it seems to be such an unknown subject. I don't think local businesses would have heard of the equality act and also do not have the knowledge and understanding. 

I am so miffed that you can get an accessible ramp for the small cost of £70 that would help you increase your customer base but think it's okay not to offer it?

I know this is a big issue and I would just love to try and make some sort of difference. 

Thank you for listening to me. I would love to hear your opinions and ideas. 


  • Duninn
    Duninn Community member Posts: 184 Pioneering
    @neave 123 Hi Neave - check with Equalities + Diversity in the local Council. They may have a campaign you might not know of that you can influence. Or put you in touch with any local Groups you might influence 🍀
  • woodbine
    woodbine Community member Posts: 10,458 Disability Gamechanger
    I'm afraid this is one of those issues where many of us can see the benefits to businesses of making small adjustments but they only see cost.
    Seasons greetings to one and all 🎄🎅🏻🌲


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