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Disability Solutions West Midlands (DSWM) is a Disabled Peoples User Led Organisation (DPULO) which is run by people with disabilities for people with disabilities, many of whom are volunteers. Disability Solutions was formed in 1998 from the merger of three disability groups in North Staffordshire – Disability Advice Line (DIAL), Equal Voices and the Independent Living Centre. We are a registered charity and company limited by guarantee.

Our organisation aims to enable people who are affected by disability to fully participate and integrate into all aspects of modern society through the provision of accessible, quality assured client led services that meet the needs of people with a disability or long-term, life-limiting health condition.

Offering information, support, advice and guidance to people with disabilities and their families. Whilst helping to ensure that those responsible for service design, planning and delivery are linked with the voices and experiences of people with disabilities across the area.

With over 30 years of dedicated experience Disability Solutions West Midlands supports people with disabilities by providing: Welfare Benefit Advice, Information, Personal Health Budgets, Volunteering, Training, Activities and so much more… Making us the leading pan disability organisation in Staffordshire.

Message from the Chief Executive Officer – Open House Event

Sincere thanks to all that joined us for our Open House Event on 5th April, the event was a wonderful success and we were delighted with the response.Feedback we have received has been exceptionally positive, with many new partnerships formed and current ones strengthened.  Thanks to all Disability Solutions West Midlands staff and volunteers for all their hard work, and sincere thanks to all of you who took the time to join us.

A Huge Thank YOU to all the Co-op members & customers who chose us as their nominated charity, Thanks to their wonderful generosity Disability Solutions West Midlands will receive £1,440.20 from the Local Community Fund. Thank you, every single person who donated, your support means a great deal to us all here at D.S.W.M

Big Benefit Survey 2017

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The Care Quality Commission Need You!!

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) are seeking responses from people living with disabilities on their experience of using the services that they regulate; GP surgeries, care homes, care at home services, for example. There are only 5 questions, you can answer anonymously and your answers will help the CQC’s aim of improving the overall quality of care in England.

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