We recently went along to visit the Shopmobilty team from Local Solutions based in Liverpool city centre to have a look at a service they are providing to help people who have mobility issues enjoy a day out in a stress free way.
Over the last decade, NHS spending on neurological care has more than doubled. The NHS spent over £4.4 billion, or 4.2% of their total budget, treating neurological conditions in 2012/13. A further £2.4 billion is estimated to be spent annually on social care services, 14% of the total adult social care spend.
We believe in breaking down barriers here at The Brain Charity and we want to try to enable people to live the life they want by providing the services that we do. We thought that for our 25th birthday we’d look at people who are changing people's perception of what disability is and how they’re using their public platform to break down barriers that still exist. So here’s our top 25 influencers who we think are pretty good at what they do!
Chris Wall has worked at the charity for all of its 25 years, changing roles quite a few times along the way, doing everything from building maintenance to room hire and conference co-ordinating to his present incarnation of Brain Charity Chef running our Brain Food Café.