World Arthritis Day 2015

To mark World Arthritis Day 12 October 2015andto put themselves “in someone else’s shoes” Premier Care in Bathing have simulated what it would be like to live with arthritis by challenging a set of twins to try an “arthritis suit” for a day. In the video, Seconds Matter, Premier Bathrooms raise awareness of the condition by presenting the […]

Support When Caring for a Family Member with Dementia or Alzheimer’s

Dealing with dementia or Alzheimer’s in the family – even more so if you’ve never encountered a sufferer before – can be an incredibly taxing and stressful time in your life. Regardless of how close you were or still are to the affected party, it will have some sort of effect on your life. However […]

Disabled travelling in the US

Disabled Traveling in the US: A Guide The USA has made a lot of progress on considering handicapped travelers. Nowadays, there is easier access for people with disabilities when traveling in America. Almost all buildings in America now have wheelchair access. The best parking slots are now reserved for drivers with disabilities. Elevators now have […]

How Your Garden Can Be Your Sanctuary

How Your Garden Can Be Your Sanctuary Managing a disability can sometimes make you feel like you need some ‘down time’. It can be hard to find somewhere quiet, peaceful and relaxing when you’re limited by poor accessibility, but have you stopped to think recently that you could be living seconds from your sanctuary? Your […]

Understanding Neuroscience – Benefits for Business Leaders

Understanding Neuroscience – Benefits for Business Leaders Any kind of modern-day executive training covers neuroscience, which is a branch of science that looks at the brain and how it impacts on cognitive and behavioural functions. There is plenty of excitement surrounding neuroscience at the present time and research on the brain is at an all-time […]

A guide to compact gardening

Gardening is good for you, according to a new infographic produced by Compost Direct. Older gardeners have a 36-47% lower risk of dementia than non-gardeners. However, with urban spaces on the rise there is less room for people who’d like to get into gardening. Thankfully, there are many ways to grow crops in small spaces – […]

Disabled Bathrooms

Disabled Bathrooms: Everything you need to know about bath seats If you need disabled access to help with your daily bathroom routine, a bath seat may well be the solution you’ve been looking for. Essentially providing a handy sitting platform inside the tub, the seat can be used to assist with bathing as well as […]

Teaching your children British Sign Language

British Sign Language, like any other language, is something that once picked up, is infinitely useful for a whole range of different situations. However it is often overlooked as a useful skill because it is often thought of as ‘just like English’ in that you’re not really translating speech into a different language, you are […]

The Disabled and Employment

There are many barriers for those people who are disabled. From wheelchairs not being able to fit through too-narrow doorways, to blatant discrimination, anyone who is disabled can feel isolated and worthless. And yet, the capabilities, skills, attributes and intelligence of a disabled person are no lower than a non-disabled person. Employment opportunities can be […]

How to Seek Support in the UK after a Spinal Cord Injury

Around 1200 people in the UK are paralysed with spinal cord injuries every year, with the annual cost of caring for these patients over £500 million. There are numerous causes of spinal cord injuries, including car accidents, wounds that sever the cord, and infection or inflammation, as well as medical negligence issues. Seeking help for a spinal […]