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 slippers … Continue reading Accessible Housing needs
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
'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
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’s … Continue reading No place like an Accessible home!
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.
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 the … Continue reading Housing crisis