Draft Physical Disability Strategy Consultation

Closed 2 Jul 2018

Opened 3 Apr 2018

Results Updated 21 Nov 2018

The attached document details the initial feedback on the Physical Disability Consultation.

A referance group has been formed who suggested a three year plan, as detailed in the attached document.



The Physical Disability Strategy is to assist in providing a fairer Scottish Borders for people with a physical disability or long-term condition and their carers.

The Draft Physical Disability Strategy, including an easy read version, plus other details regarding living with a physical disability can be found at:


Why We Are Consulting

This consultation is to ask Scottish Borders residents if they feel the ambitions and high level actions set out in the strategy reflect the aspirations of people with a physical disability.

As part of the consultation process we will be joining Ability Borders Roadshows please see below for further details, dates and venues.



  • All Areas


  • Carers
  • Children and Young People
  • Civil and public servants
  • Councillors
  • Elected Members
  • Employees
  • Homeless people
  • Jobseekers
  • Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual, Transgender people (LGBT)
  • Low income households
  • Men
  • Minority Ethnic groups
  • Older people
  • Parents/carers
  • People with disabilities
  • People with long term conditions
  • Professionals
  • Residents
  • Road users
  • Students
  • Teaching/education staff
  • Visitors
  • Volunteers
  • Women
  • Amenity groups
  • Architects/designers
  • Built heritage groups
  • Businesses
  • Developers/investors
  • Development planning key agencies
  • Education institutions
  • External councils
  • Housing associations
  • Landowners
  • Licence holders
  • Planning consultants
  • Professional bodies
  • Scottish Government departments
  • Services/Utilities
  • Taxi Licence holders
  • Transport groups
  • Community councils
  • Community group
  • Sports group
  • Third Sector
  • Voluntary Sector


  • People with disabilities
  • People with long term conditions