1st Knight Military Charity non-profit-organisation
We have a Care Assistant on site 24/7 for all your needs.
Care assistants serve an honourable and crucial role in our society by helping the disabled, elderly and chronically ill maintain high quality of life.
These assistants understand the dignity and happiness that come from proper hygiene, cleanliness and nutrition,
as well as everyday activities and recreations that we often take for granted.
Day Care Assistant Cost from €40 per day plus food,
We Offer 24/7 Care from €100 per day
Disability in the UK
There are around 11 million disabled adults, this includes limitinglong standing illness. This is equivalent to 20 % of the population
There are about 770,000 children age under 16 in the UK with adisability, out of a population of 11.8 million children. This isequivalent to 6% of the child population
Only 17% of disabled people were born with disabilities
Majority (83%) of disabled people acquire their disability duringtheir working lives
Acquired Brain Injury is the largest cause of disability amongstthe working age population
Majority of impairments are not visible – less than 8% of disabledpeople use wheelchairs
It is estimated that there are 1.2 million wheelchair users inEngland. Some 825,000 are regular users of NHS wheelchairservices
Only 28% of wheelchair users are under 60
Disability is strongly related to age – 2.1% of 16-19 year olds arerecorded as having a disability; 31% for those between the agesof 50-59 years; and 78% of people aged 85or over
There are about 1.5 million – nearly 3 in 100 – in the UK who havea learning disability. Just 1 in 3 people with a learning disabilitytake part in some form of education ortraining
About 200 babies are born every week with a learning disability
People are more likely to become disabled if they have a lowincome, are out of work or have low educational qualifications
15% of young disabled people are not in any form of education,employment or training as opposed to 7% of their non-disabledpeers. The gap increases between the agesof 16 – 19 to twothirds as likely (27% compared to 9%)
21% of disabled people aged 16 – 24 have no qualifications,compared to 9% of their non-disabled peers
The incidence and experience of disability differs by socio-economic status, gender, age, religion and ethnicity
Disability also shows marked regional variations. While only 17%of households in the South East have one or more disabled adultsunder the pension age, in the NorthEast this rises to 27%