News

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.


 

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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Working With Public Health Wales

Richard Jones outside Capital Quarter 2, Public Health Wales Office

We are proud today to have been access reviewing Capital Quarter 2 building in Cardiff for Public Health Wales.  The building is a blank canvas, with no furniture in.  Public Health Wales and their designers have put an exceptional amount of work in making the building accessible,

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Forging Relationships with Merthyr Council

Kerry O'Donovan and I outside Merthyr's Civic Centre

Forging Relationships with Merthyr Council After recently attending the launch of the Remain campaign in Penderyn Square, Merthyr Tydfil I had the pleasure of meeting Cllr Brendan Toomey Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council’s Leader.  We had a brief chat and swapped contact details. Since then Brendan and

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Disability Awareness Training Coming To A Venue Near You… Soon!!

Training Now Open To The Public

Accessible Wales is pleased to announce that we are opening our training up to members of the public.  Our flagship Disability Awareness training course will be three hours long and will be scheduled in venues throughout the Cynon Valley over the next six months. If the courses

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Great Training Course at Old School Surgery – Pontyclun

Principal Consultant Richard Jones with staff from Old School Surgery Pontyclun after Successfully completing the course

On Thursday 19th May Accessible Wales trained staff from the Old School Surgery in Pontyclun.  The course was a three hour course and covered issues such as: * Introduction to Disability * Appropriate Language and Signage * Access Issues * Customer Service Scenarios   This course is

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