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Disability Equality (University of Derby; Buxton)

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University of Derby

Devonshire Road

Buxton

SK17 6RY

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Background:
Thanks to funding from Awards for All Nimbus Disability Consultancy is able to offer its nationally recognised Disability Equality Training to Derbyshire based individuals and businesses free of charge.

Suitable for:
This session is suitable for staff at levels from all businesses and organisations. It is also open to volunteers or others with a particular interest in the topic area

Programme
The workshop will help you:

  • Understand what disability is

  • Understand the difference between disability equality and disability diversity

  • Gain an awareness of legislation relating to disabled people including The Equality Act

  • Understand what is and what isn’t appropriate conduct / terminology around disabled people

  • Understand how to improve access for disabled people – and why

  • Understand the benefits to your organisation

  • Learn about The Access Card

Workshop Facilitators
The workshops are led by Nimbus Disability, a consultancy service working across a range of industries providing practical and tangible support in meeting and exceeding legal obligations toward disabled people. Its portfolio of services includes The Access Card, the first scheme of its type in the UK offering a universal and consistent way of disabled people evidencing and communicating their needs to providers quickly and discreetly.

Sally Blake is Lead Consultant at Nimbus and an industry leading expert in the practical implementation of services for disabled people. As Senior Disabled Access Coordinator for Live Nation Entertainment, Sally had extensive experience in the delivery of large-scale, nationally-focused events from all aspects, from policy creation and implementation, to site management. Her work has included standardising disabled access policies and procedures, delivering disability Equality Act training, gaining accreditation for services for disabled people and overseeing all communication and information regarding ticket booking, on-site services and facilities for disabled customers attending events, including many on greenfield sites.


Additional

Part of the funding also allows us to deliver free Access Audits and appraisals of your premises so get in touch for more information.

If you have a umber of staff / volunteers you would like to put through this session feel free to get in touch to discuss a personalised in house training session at no cost

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SK17 6RY

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