Dear Prime Minister, I am writing this open letter to you because the rapidly increasing inaccessible housing crisis we face, and have been facing for many years now. The upcoming decisions ‘You’ and your minsters make during your time in number 10 Downing Street will make a significant irreversible impact to the 14.1 million disabledContinue reading “An open letter to the Prime Minister”
Category Archives: Accessible Housing
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”
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”
Accessible Housing needs
13.9 million Disabled people in the UK. 1.8 million have an accessible housing need – 580 thousand are of working age. We’ve heard government saying like ‘Build better, build beautiful’ or the newest one ‘Build, build, build’. Remember the famous movie of a young farm girl, clicking the heels of her sparkling, ruby red slippersContinue reading “Accessible Housing needs”
Lockdown, Living in an Accessible home
Accessibility within your home.
I’ve written a few times about how not having an accessible home when you have a disability can be just as detrimental to your health as having a disability. Once you have an accessible home that works for you I.e wet room (walk in bathroom) wide doors, accessible kitchen with a rise and drop sidesContinue reading “Accessibility within your home.”
A beautiful home, A beautiful Accessible home
‘Building Better, Building Beautiful‘ These are the words the Government have used in a new report announced this week, MP Robert Jenrick even used the words ‘building beautiful must become the norm’. When I read the full report hoping that finally we were going to see the government stepping up, by seeing that accessible homesContinue reading “A beautiful home, A beautiful Accessible home”
No place like an Accessible home!
I was extremely lucky to get to write for Disability Living here’s what I wrote for them. Adding to my accessible home post! Many of us fondly remember the image of a young farm girl, clicking the heels of her sparkling, ruby red slippers and longingly chanting the words, “There’s no place like home, there’sContinue reading “No place like an Accessible home!”