WheelPower will host the 33rd edition of the Inter Spinal Unit Games this September

Wheelchair rugby at spinal unit games

This September the national charity for wheelchair sport, WheelPower will host the 33rd edition of the Inter Spinal Unit Games. After 2 years away, this life changing event returns to Stoke Mandeville Stadium, the birthplace of the Paralympic Movement and in 2022 they will welcome newly injured patients and staff from more than 10 spinal […]

MOTORHOMES MAY BE ACCESSIBLE FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES

Accessible motorhomes

There are many different types of motorhomes on the market, and although not all of them may be accessible for people with disabilities, there are a number of models that can accommodate various needs. If you’re looking for a vehicle that provides accessible transportation and comfortable accommodations, a motorhome may be the perfect option for […]

Relaunch transforms Motability Scheme’s website, creating easier access to worry-free motoring

Motability schemes website

The Motability Schemes website Motability.co.uk is now more accessible, simpler to navigate, and features a host of new tools, such as a product selection questionnaire and an updated and enriched electric car hub to support customers who are considering the move to electric. Motability Operations partnered with integrated marketing communications agency, Wunderman Thompson, to design […]

How to support your child if they have a learning difficulty

Children with a learning difficulty

Research conducted by Oxford Home Schooling revealed that while overseeing their children’s learning during lockdown, many parents spotted potential signs of a learning difficulty. Nearly half (47%) identified symptoms of dyslexia (difficulty reading, writing and spelling), whilst more than one in four (29%) observed possible indicators of dysgraphia (impaired handwriting or spelling). To help parents […]

Continence Care Roadshow 2022

Ontex Bluelead Ice cream van for continence care roadshow

This year to support World Continence Week, Blueleaf has partnered with Ontex to create the Continence Care Roadshow – which will take us across the UK in our very own ice cream van. World Continence Week is a health campaign run every year by WFIPP (World Federation of Incontinence and Pelvic Problems) to raise awareness of […]

Your helpful guide to disability inclusion in the workplace – 2022

Joiner working with a prosthetic leg - disability inclusion

In an increasingly digital and remote working environment, a leading employee benefits company has designed a guide to help employers focus on disability inclusion.  Ben – an all-in-one platform for any company to personalise benefits and rewards – has published an online guide that explores the key aspects of disability in the workplace in depth. […]

Introducing Bealies Adaptive Wear

Man wearing Bealies adaptive wear

In January 2016, our lives changed forever. One Saturday afternoon whilst out with my son Emile, he suffered a spinal cord stroke, just like that, with no warning! The spinal stroke left him paralysed from the chest down. Emile spent time in the Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital for 3 months.  Due to his age, Emile […]

5 tips to manage chronic pain

Heal chronic pain on legs

Chronic pain is hard. Especially when it’s one of several conditions or symptoms you’re juggling through the day. You aren’t alone – up to 50% of the UK adult population experience chronic pain, and according to UK government data if you’re living with a disability you’re twice as likely to be affected by long term […]

Baluji Shrivastav OBE Uses Inspiring Tale To Encourage Musicians All Over The World

Baluji Shrivastav blind musician

Blinded at only 8 months, Baluji Shrivastav OBE has spent nearly all of his life challenging the stereotypes around the blind as one of the industry’s leading and most respected musicians. An Indian multi-instrumentalist, Baluji established the Baluji Music Foundation in 2008 – an organisation which aims to support visually impaired musicians which then in […]