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”

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!”

Insight report ~ Habinteg.

New research out on just how bad the lack of accessible housing has become and what’s needed to improve the situation. This is just another subject very close to my heart as a Disabled person myself the need to have a home that accessible and suitable for my needs being in a wheelchair is hugelyContinue reading “Insight report ~ Habinteg.”

Housing crisis

As you would have seen in the news reports over the last week it’s suddenly dawned on the able-bodied world that there is a massive shortage in suitable housing for disabled people. Unfortunately this isn’t as much of a surprise to us that are disabled we have known this for years.  It’s been called theContinue reading “Housing crisis”