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This page will provide you with all the latest information on everything that is happening at Accessible Wales. We will also keep you up-to-date on anything we think you should know regarding disability.

Accessible Wales’ new clients are Minty Fresh!

New Logo 2017

We are pleased to announce that we are working with Gentle Dental Practice and Maendy Place Dental Practice to improve their accessibility. These RCT-based dental practices approached us as part of an access improvement scheme through Cwm Taf University Health Board. Dental practices often face challenges when

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Training Staff from the Wales Mobility Driving and Assessment Service

Staff of the Wales Mobility Driving and Assessment Service with Principal Consultant Richard Jones

Training Staff from the Wales Mobility Driving and Assessment Service We are pleased to have trained staff at the Wales Mobility Driving and Assessment Service in Rookwood Hospital Cardiff.  The service is a registered charity and receives a grant from the Welsh Assembly, this funding meets the

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We’re Here To Stay

Outside our office in Robertstown

I’m pleased to say that we’ve signed a new lease for our office “Accessibility Suite” in Robertstown and will be here for another three years.  I’d like to thank our Landlords Centaur & Barclay Property Group for accommodating us.  We can confirm that the lip on our

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Training Comes Home

Richard Jones with course delgates and volunteer Lindsey Williams

Yesterday, Accessible Wales was pleased to carry out our Disability Awareness Training Course back in our old home, The Cynon Valley Museum. Delegates on the course included staff from Rhondda Cynon Taff, Forest View Medical Centre and Rhos House Surgery.  The course was our three hour course

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Disability Awareness Training, 10th November 2016

Disability Awareness Training Thursday 10th November 2016

Disability Awareness Training, 10th November 2016 We have training scheduled for Thursday 10th November 2016 in the Cynon Valley Museum.  Training starts at 2pm and finishes at 5pm and is £30 per person, for more information click here. We’ve trained scores of people since we began training

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Hot Off The Press

Accessible Wales Quarterly Newsletter Issue 1

Accessible Wales quarterly newsletter is out now!  We will produce a quarterly newsletter which will be available online and emailed to clients and interested organisations/groups etc.  If you would like to download a copy click here, if you would like to be added to a list of

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Making Play Areas Accessible

Mia and friends on the slide with Vikki Howells, Cllr Barrie Morgan, Cllr Ann Crimmings and myself (Richard Jones)

As a disability consultancy company we aim to enhance accessibility around Wales and Wednesday saw us mark the launch of a new accessible play area in Cilfynydd. The inaccessibility of the play area was brought to our attention by Mia Thorne, an inspirational young lady who has

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Two Access Reviews Completed

Public Health Wales and Aberdare Community School reviews before presentation

Two Access Reviews Completed Last week Accessible Wales handed in two Access Reviews, one for Rhondda Cynon Taff on Aberdare Community School and the second for Public Health Wales on their new offices in Capital Quarter 2, Cardiff. These two jobs represent the two opposite ends of

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Cynon Valley Museum Is Now Open

Cynon Valley Chairperson Dinah Pye (front) with Vikki Howells AM, myself, Roy Noble, Lord Aberdare and Ann Clwyd MP

Cynon Valley Museum Is Now Open I was extremely pleased to be invited to the launch of the Cynon Valley Museum recently.  The museum was one of the first clients Accessible Wales worked with and I’m proud to say that relationship will continue again. Since opening in

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