This blog is written by Jayne Watson, one of our Occupational Therapists. Disabled Living host 5 of the largest exhibitions for kids and adults with disabilities. The exhibitions are a great way of finding information on equipment relevant for the individual to remain as independent as possible throughout the different stages of their lives. Not only do […]
This month we would like to dedicate our Inspirational Story of the Month to Jason Liversidge. Jason has Motor Neurone Disease (MND) but doesn’t let anything stop him from accomplishing new challenges. When you’re diagnosed with MND, you become aware of the many affects the disease can have on your body. It affects the nerves […]
We were pleased to welcome Jan from Sensory Kraft to our premises on Wednesday 19 July. Jan’s background involves marketing in a multi-sensory environment so we were very much looking forward to hearing about how Somna products benefit people, in particular those with sensory needs. Please visit Disabled Living to view the full post.
The Daily Mail recently featured an article (‘The nine year olds who still need nappies’ June 29 2017) about the number of children who are wearing nappies when they start school and “…children as old as nine who still cannot use the toilet properly.” It states that fifty years ago the average age for toilet […]
On Tuesday 4 July, Disabled Living hosted our very own 1940’s Dementia Tea Dance in coordination with Health Information Week. The aim of this event was to kick-start our celebrations for providing 120 years of service. The event was for people with dementia and their carers to enjoy an afternoon filled with music by The Daisies. […]
The Working Animals Compilation episode of Countryfile aired on our screens on Sunday 25 June 2017 on BBC One. This episode focused on how animals can help people with autism and other behavioural issues. Throughout 2017 Disabled Living are celebrating 120 years of delivering services. We will be celebrating our heritage, raising our profile and developing our […]
World Continence Week runs from 19 – 25 June. To show our support we would like to share some information about the some of the questions that many people have about continence. What is the meaning of the word continence? It comes from a Latin word that refers to control. It is used to describe […]
Men’s Health Week takes place between 12 and 18 of June. Last year’s campaign was very successful tackling stress and ways to help beat it. This year’s theme is all about abdominal obesity. Some people may wonder why belly fat is the most dangerous type of fat in your body and the reason is because […]
Carers Week 2017 takes place on 12 -18 June. The annual campaign aims to raise awareness of carers in the United Kingdom, highlighting the challenges that carers face and the support received by families, professionals, and communities. This year’s main focus is ‘Building Carer Friendly Communities’. Please visit Disabled Living’s blog to read more.
Bladder and Bowel UK are proud to be part of the B. Braun Emerald Prescription Service’s ‘Giving Something Back Campaign 2017’. As part of an ongoing aim to help improve the lives of patients and make a positive impact in our local communities, the B. Braun Emerald Prescription service offer a charitable donation to two […]