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University Mental Health Day 2022

“1 in 5 students suffers from a mental health issue” – This Is Fresh University Mental Health Day is a day in which people come together to raise awareness around Mental Health and offer advice, support & guidance to others. It is also a day aimed to further encourage people to talk about their Mental Health. […]

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Rehab 4 Addiction offers guidance & support

Please welcome the Access Card’s latest provider: Rehab 4 Addiction – “We can offer immediate access to quality rehabilitation centres in literally any corner of the United Kingdom. Finding the right rehabilitation centre is not as simple as you might think. If you search the internet for ‘rehabilitation centre’ the number of options is vast […]

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World Braille Day 2022

“Around seven per cent of people who are registered blind or partially sighted use braille.” – Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) World Braille Day is a day in which people come together to raise awareness around the significance of braille for people who are registered blind or partially sighted. “Braille was invented in […]

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Mask Exemption Awareness & Support 2021

The Government has announced that the wearing of face coverings has become mandatory again on public transport and shops to help reduce the spread of the Omicron coronavirus variant. We understand that not everyone is able to wear a face covering and so the Access Card has a ‘mask’ symbol that can be added to […]

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World COPD Awareness Day 2021

“More than 65 million people around the world have moderate or severe COPD.” – Healthline – World COPD Awareness Day is a day in which people come together to raise more awareness around Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and offer support to those living with the condition. “Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is the name for a […]

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World Ankylosing Spondylitis Day – 8th May 2021

“1 in 200 of the adult population in the UK have axial SpA (AS).” – NASS. – World Ankylosing Spondylitis Day is a day in which people come together to raise awareness around Ankylosing Spondylitis, including the different impacts the condition can have on both mental & physical health. – The National Health Service (NHS): […]

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Sign Language Week 2021

“British Sign Language (BSL) is the preferred language of over 87,000 Deaf people in the UK” – British Deaf Association – This year marks 18 years since BSL was officially recognised as an official language by the UK Government (18th March 2003). Sign Language Week is a week in which people come together to raise […]


Covid-19: Impairment specific advice and support

During these uncertain times, people will have many questions to ask and many answers to look for. Therefore, we would like to share as many up-to-date advice and support resources with you from different organisations and societies, all of which can be found below. Versus Arthritis Chest Heart and Stroke Scotland The National Rheumatoid Arthritis […]


Surviving Isolation

Just a heads up for anyone scared of self isolation during the Coronavirus and so forth, I thought I’d give you all a little insight into how to survive being stuck in without going insane. Seeing as I’ve spent a few years of my life overall with periods of time either bed bound, housebound, or […]