This week is national Carers’ Week and the theme is ‘Making Carers Visible’. Did you know there is an estimated 6.5m people in the UK who care for a family or friend with a disability, mental or physical illness. All while being classed as being ‘unpaid’. Yes some may receive carers allowance at less than … Continue reading Brightly making carers visible
I've said it many times before the disability world is very much a second thought and forgotten world. It's a subject I probably should have written about long before now, so why haven't I!? probably because when you spend so much time fighting for the simplest of things like going to the toilet you live … Continue reading A forgotten world
"Mental health matters" even more so today than ever before we need to protect our mental health, you will always have your sceptics that say it's just load rubbish man/women up your being dramatic there's nothing wrong with you! DON'T listen and don't try to reason with them it's not going to help your mental … Continue reading Celebrating kindness ~ Mental Health
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
Disclaimer: This is a paid post by AccessAble you can download their App by clicking this link Celebrating the success of women is exciting and powerful, shining a spotlight on the amazing women in the world. I like to think that I celebrate women every day, however, International Women’s Day on 8th March is a … Continue reading International women’s day
'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 homes … Continue reading A beautiful home, A beautiful Accessible home