Disabled and older people deserve better than ‘making do’

Let’s get right down to the wheels this year has proven to be challenging for most people, but for too many disabled people the challenges have and still been significantly worse because of access issues within their home.” Disabled people for far too long now have been expected to ‘make do’ and ‘just put upContinue reading “Disabled and older people deserve better than ‘making do’”

unhelpful and unwilling people

The yearly awaited text message pinged into my inbox Monday morning – ‘We would like to invite you for your annual flu vaccine. Please kindly call to make an appointment. Thank you’. That seems like a simple request yes? Call, book, get jabbed in the arm simples! I’ve been having the flu jab for overContinue reading “unhelpful and unwilling people”

Women Sexual Health and disability

Let’s talk about women’s sexual health, especially disabled women, sorry not sorry gents this might not be one for you but definitely stick around as you might learn something new! It’s time we/us as disabled women spoke more about the barriers we are still facing when it comes to sex, periods and cervical screening. It’sContinue reading “Women Sexual Health and disability”

For Accessible Homes

Have you ever looked around at your home and thought I really hate living here not because of the decor or the area that you live, but because you’re stuck in one room unable to access any of the other rooms in your home. This one room acts as your living room, bedroom, kitchen andContinue reading “For Accessible Homes”

Is it disability or accessibility – The social model

This is a subject that I’m coming across a lot more lately whether it’s online or in conversation – the social model of disability. What does it actually mean? Many people that are disabled see it in different ways, why because one size doesn’t fit all, in other words, each person’s disabilities affects them inContinue reading “Is it disability or accessibility – The social model”

BIG announcements for Changing Places

It would be pretty unusual if I didn’t talk about my favourite subject on today of all days Changing Places awareness day! My journey with Changing Places started with a blog I wrote in 2017 it seems like such a long time ago but in reality, it was 3 years ago. After reading a blogContinue reading “BIG announcements for Changing Places”

I fight for disability rights for the future me’s

Growing up it was very much an non-disabled world from a child’s eyes, it wasn’t the topic of conversation over the dinner table and I think that’s how my mum wanted it to be, not for any reason of being ashamed but more to show my brother and myself that even though she had herContinue reading “I fight for disability rights for the future me’s”

Are you Accessible

With the UK slowly coming out of lockdown and re-opening all our lives will start to enter into a new normal of wearing face masks and social distancing. Following markers on shop floors, eating in restaurants and drinking in pubs will never be the same are you ready for this to become the new normal?Continue reading “Are you Accessible”