DOSH Produces Banking Guide for People With Learning Disabilities

DOSH Produces Banking Guide for People With Learning Disabilities

The guide is to help people with a learning disability, other financially excluded and disabled people, their families, supporters and advocates to speak to banks and get the support and access they need.

The guide is to help people with a learning disability, other financially excluded and disabled people, their families, supporters and advocates to speak to banks and get the support and access they need.

The guide includes:

  • · Opening, changing and closing an account
  • · What should banks be doing?
  • · How can I get support with banking?
  • · How can I deal with problems?
  • · What do banking laws say?
  • · What do equality laws say? In particular, the Equality Act and Mental Capacity Act
  • · Links to further resources and helpful contacts

Along with the full guide, there is a short help sheet for people to take with them on trips to the bank as a quick reminder.  This is also available for free from www.dosh.org/banking-report

Please visit the Dosh website to read more about Dosh and our banking report, as well as download the free report and guide  http://www.dosh.org/

Posted April 1st, 2014 In Announcements
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