Let's get brutally honest it's nothing unusual that the disability world would be forgotten about or to be a second thought so why would it be any different now!? With thousands of disabled, elderly vulnerable individuals/families struggling to get food delivery slots, Supermarkets have now started offering the shielded Community a priority slot but this … Continue reading Have Supermarkets failed the disability world!
Right now we are spending more time at home than we've ever done before, but for some disabled people this is something relatively normal to them spending endless hours and days suck at home looking at the same four walls. I've spoken on several occasions about accessibility within the home being a disabled person myself … Continue reading Lockdown, Living in an Accessible home
Beginning another week in lock-down can be super tough on your mental health especially being Easter weekend and ordinarily we would of spent it enjoying the beautiful weather we've had probably would've been so much easier if it packed it down with rain! One of the biggest battles we face is our own thoughts especially … Continue reading Starting a new week.
Day 3 of lockdown for some people Weeks 2 for disabled people While we're in the thick of a global pandemic life as we once knew it seems like a distant past time. With washing your hands more going to be the new norm our routines will drastically change from now on. The government have … Continue reading The importance of self-care in isolation
Let's get though this together in a true old fashioned British way! It doesn't seem to matter where you look right now whether it's Switching on the TV opening up your Facebook, Instagram and Twitter app's our newsfeeds are full of one thing and one thing only coronavirus (COID-19). With the Government ramping up their … Continue reading Loneliness & isolation
With Christmas Day only 7 days away it's so easy to get wrapped up in hustle and bustle of the Christmas countdown, Finalising all your upcoming festivities Christmas day, Boxing Day getting excited about spending time with family/friends. What happens when you have no- one, no family/friends that will pop in or invite you round … Continue reading Lonely This Christmas
The tree is up, I'm mostly done with all my Christmas shopping! Shopping; it's something of a must at Christmas unless you're Scrooge, picking out the right present for a fussy family member or finding the cheesiest present you can for your best friend, It can also be one of the most stressful times of … Continue reading Countdown to Christmas
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 hugely … Continue reading Insight report ~ Habinteg.