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Disability Forum

If you live in Mid Suffolk area and you are a disabled person, we would like to invite you to attend the next forum on Wednesday 17 January 2018 at Stowmarket Salvation Army Hall, Violet Hill Road, IP14 1NN.  There is plenty of free parking behind the building.  The meetings run from 10.30am. Members of the Forum have signed up to the Disability Forum Terms of Reference 

Below are the links to previous notes from meetings already taken place this year: 

Minutes from earlier meetings can be found at the bottom of this page.

The Mid Suffolk Disability Forum has also put together some information to help you find out about some of the services and facilities that can help people with disabilities or their families and carers in their everyday life. This includes information on advice services, specialist equipment and much more

Schemes and Action Plans

Mid Suffolk Disability Equality Scheme action plan 2010-13 

Review of the Mid Suffolk Disability Equality Scheme action plan Jan-April 2012 

Mid Suffolk Disability Involvement Day 2012 Report 

Equality Act October 2010

Mid Suffolk District Council welcomes the new Act which came in to force 1st October 2010.  The Act replaces the Disability Discrimination Act and offers greater legal protection for disabled people.  In addition the Act clarifies that positive action can be taken to address inequality, while the duty to make reasonable adjustments is strengthened.

Minutes of earlier Forum meetings