Advice for Life After Disability Due to A Work Injury

For many people, the prospect of living a full life after becoming disabled is difficult. If you feel this way, it is important to know that you are not alone. Depending upon the type of injury, you may be facing a life that requires help, care, or ongoing medical issues, but you can still have […]

Ways to Stay Independent as You Age

It goes without saying that everyone wants to be able to live independently and take care of themselves for as long as possible. While there are a number of things you can do to stay fit and healthy, there are also many adaptations and services that can make life easier and help you live in […]

Making Your Home Accessible

Making Your Home Accessible Accessibility in the home is all about making life as effortless as possible. That way, whether it’s a friend, family member, or tenant, the person living there can have a happy and safe environment to truly call home. Some of the changes to make a home accessible are small and temporary, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 – […]

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 […]

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 […]