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Greenwich CCG – Personal Health Budgets

Greenwich CCG commissioned Enabled City to provide easy-to-read patient leaflets that explain the Personal Health Budget process and licensed Word-Bank’s automated jargon busting software to improve online engagement with people accessing services and staff. The information was aimed to be easily accessible to family carers…

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Pathway to the Paralympics infographic

An “infographic” tracing the history and evolution of the Paralympic Games from its beginnings in the nineteenth century up to the 2012 London Paralympics has been released by a US-based website aimed at people working in special education needs. Source: www.masters-in-special-education.com/paralympics/

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Public Sector Equality Delivery System (PSED2)

Equality Act solutions Word-Bank helps compliance with the Equality Act & Public Sector Equality Delivery System by ensuring the wider public have better access to information that is more meaningful to them. NHS England commissioned Word-Bank across London health and social service websites to help with…

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Loneliness takes centre stage – Age Action Alliance

Age Action Alliance recently published that “loneliness has a similar impact on mortality as smoking 15 cigarettes a day” and that “the Campaign to End Loneliness’s report Safeguarding the Convoy demonstrates that around 6 to 13% of older people feel lonely often or always”. I…

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Visit Brighton inclusive tourism innovation case study

Innovation is defined in different ways across the globe and its understanding is often sector specific. The Oxford Dictionary definition of innovate is to ‘make changes in something established, especially by introducing new methods, ideas, or products.’ Some confuse invention with innovation. Academics argue that…

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Boosting access information for your business

Enabled City Ltd is a small, but fast growing, commercial company which provides technology based products for people with learning difficulties and other disabilities. The company used to be a charity (Enabled London), but we changed it a couple of years ago to become a…

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Word-Bank NHS licensing offer

NHS London have purchased 70 Word-Bank licenses to ensure  health websites (including Clinical Commissioning Groups) reach the widest possible audience. The average reading age in the UK is equivalent to an educated 11 year old (BBC) 12 million working age adults have the literacy skills expected of…

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Marketing assistant vacancy – position now filled

Company Description We are a small company based near Old Street specialising in producing software and products that are accessible and help organisations communicate effectively, reach new markets and exceed legal obligations through our bolt-on value adding products and services. Our product lines include PhotoRoute…

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2013 starts with new PhotoRoute & Word-Bank orders

It looks like 2013 will be a significant year in the growth of Enabled City Limited. Our two flagship products, PhotoRoute and Word-Bank, have both been the subject of substantial orders to further develop their use in helping people with learning and other disabilities. PhotoRoute…

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Accessible tourism unlocks missed markets

Providing good access information helps people make informed choices when booking and improves everyone’s experience meaning visitors are more likely to return. Visit Scotland suggests “there’s a largely untapped market out there of 11 million people with a disposable income of £80 billion per year,…

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