Cerebral palsy (CP) is the term for neurological conditions that can affect movement and co-ordination. Neurological conditions are caused by problems in the brain and nervous system. Specifically, cerebral palsy is caused by a problem in the parts of the brain responsible for controlling muscles. The condition can occur if the brain develops abnormally or is damaged … Continue Reading
NatWest and RBS Launch Unique Accessible Debit and Savings Card NatWest and RBS have recently announced that they have launched the first ever accessible debit and savings card, designed specifically for partially sighted and blind customers. These new cards have been created to tackle common problems that partially sighted and blind customers face including: The … Continue Reading
When a child or young adult with autism spectrum condition explodes into an emotional meltdown it can feel like the entire world stops. To help understand the triggers, a vital part of the work undertaken at specialist schools and residential services is focused on helping build effective coping strategies. Meltdowns are not tantrums to be … Continue Reading
When it comes to organising a trip for people with disabilities, whether you work with them full time or you are part of a charity that assists them to scheduled events, it is important to organise adequate transport to and from the event. While there are countless taxi hire and coach hire organisations designed to … Continue Reading
Whether you are organising a beautiful white wedding, celebrating a milestone birthday or you are planning a congratulatory party for a friend or relative, it is important to be inclusive and thoughtful regarding the specific needs of your guests. In day to day situations and conversations, it can be easy to forget that you, a … Continue Reading
If you’ve been inspired by the snow that’s hit the UK recently, you may be thinking about whether you can take part in winter sports safely. The excitement and adrenaline that comes with skiing and snowboarding, and the fun that can be had with more gentle winter sports can be something you’ll become addicted to … Continue Reading
There’s no getting around the fact that choosing a care home can be a daunting task. Whether you’re looking on behalf of yourself or a loved one, the stakes are high. The best homes can help to enhance residents’ health, happiness and general outlook on life. At the other end of the scale, the worst … Continue Reading
Innovative moving aids for patient moving and handling When it comes to assisting patients who find mobility a struggle, it is of great importance that they are comfortable and secure whilst being moved, as well as ensuring the equipment used helps make the experience smoother. We are lucky in this day and age that we … Continue Reading
The most important point to make is life is much safer when taking a bath. All the baths are designed to prevent slipping which is a big worry for those with mobility issues. The fittings such as handrails, seats and slip resistant bases help to keep heads above water. If you live in a retirement community walk in baths could actually increase the value of your home. To make sure you don’t get cold, temperature controlled taps are also fitted.
Our bodies normally tell us when something is going wrong, but when should you listen to it and take the right action? Everyone has aches and pains from general wear and tear and we all need to take notice of any sudden drastic changes.