Access means??

Disclaimer: This is a sponsored article, all views and opinions expressed on this blog are purely the blogger’s own. There are over 14 million disabled people living in the UK, it’s safe to say have been adapting their lives for many years, already faced with restrictions, health anxieties and challenges. It’s just a part ofContinue reading “Access means??”

Our accessible home anniversary

Wow I can’t actually believe we are in May where has the time gone!? The first weekend in may ‘bank holiday weekend’ is a special memory for hubby and i, but more for me it was the weekend we finally moved into our accessible home provided by Habinteg – I have spoken a few timesContinue reading “Our accessible home anniversary”

Removing barriers of employment for disabled people

If the future me had wheeled into my pub at 24, sat me down and said your life is going to change in more ways than one. It might take you a few years to find your place within society and where you truly belong in this crazy world but you will. When i wasContinue reading “Removing barriers of employment for disabled people”

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”