Disability assistance

The Equality Act 2010 (EA) gives disabled people important rights of access to everyday services. This includes services provided by:


  • local councils
  • doctors’ surgeries
  • shops
  • hotels
  • banks
  • pubs
  • post offices
  • theatres
  • hairdressers
  • places of worship
  • courts
  • voluntary groups such as play groups


Non-educational services provided by schools are also included.


Visit the DirectGov website for further details.