Attributes of a good caregiver

When we asked readers to list the most important attributes of a good caregiver, the results provided incredible insights and raised concerns about some significant but under-appreciated characteristics In a recent survey by QASA on the attributes of a good caregiver that attracted 48 responses, we listed six attributes with...

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Fighting for equality

While big strides have been made to improve the accessibility of public transport, many people with disabilities are being left behind. Is it time for the disability community to take matters into their own hands? As we exit transport month and enter Disability Rights Awareness Month, I want to share...

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SA healthcare at the crossroads

Although the National Health Insurance (NHI) Bill has been tabled, there is still much confusion and speculation about the future of healthcare in South Africa Since the first article on the NHI Bill in Issue 4 of ROLLING INSPIRATION for 2018, there has been a great deal of discussion around...

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Breaking the chain of poverty

As Youth Month comes to an end, we look at how best to break the cycle of poverty and create employment opportunities for future generations During Youth Month we all turned our attention to issues affecting youth in South Africa. It is with keen fascination that I reflected on my...

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Time to work together

Most of us have enjoyed shorter work weeks lately because of the Easter weekend and public holidays like Workers’ Day and election day, which was on May 8. I trust you have gone out in your numbers and made your mark. The canvassing by political parties has stopped. The radio...

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Budget speech woes

After the 2019 budget speech there is very little to celebrate, but with the upcoming elections South Africans have the opportunity to effect change. The new year has brought about many early challenges and opportunities for us all. There are some things we can change and others that need political […]

Tackling prejudice

If we want to improve equality and freedom, we need to do something differently. It could all start with addressing our prejudices and (mis)perceptions. The United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD), which has been signed by South Africa and is part of international law, is […]