When it comes to accessible bathroom spaces, lighting is of the utmost importance as these parts of the house can be hazardous unless proper precautions are taken at the design stage.
Home adaptations for older and disabled people can deliver improvements in mobility and overall wellbeing, as well as bringing wider physical benefits.
The UK has an ageing population, which means that there is a growing need for the provision of high-quality elderly care – a need that will only become more acute as time goes on.
A would-be actor with cerebral palsy has appeared as an extra in the final season of Channel 4’s hit comedy series Derry Girls, appearing in a funeral scene in episode six.
Official data from the Office for National Statistics has revealed that there are over one million more disabled people now employed compared to five years ago, up by 1.3 million since 2017.
When it comes to visiting new places or exploring the area in which they live, disabled people have to consider all aspects of accessibility of their destination to ensure they are able to navigate their way around with ease.
The former Tapestry Brewery in Totterdown in Bristol is set to reopen its doors after a tricky period earlier this year, this time to be known as Tapestry by Props.
According to Wales Online, 60-year-old Rosie is now the first person ever born disabled to be appointed to the role.
The UK Chief Medical Officers have, for the first time, published guidelines to help disabled children and young people become more physically active.
The Para Swimming World Championships are due to be held at the Manchester Aquatics Centre between July 31st and August 6th 2023.
A 32-year-old man with Down’s Syndrome has gained a place on a scaffolding training scheme at Weston College in Swindon, with the apprentice course set to see him become a fully qualified scaffolder.
The High Court has ruled that a survey of disabled people used to inform the government’s new National Disability Strategy is “unlawful”. See more on the blog.