Be part of The World Triathalon Para Series in Swansea this summer 

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The world’s best para triathletes are heading to Swansea this summer for The World Triathalon Para Series and there are a host of ways for people of all ages and abilities to join in the fun and swim, bike, and run alongside these amazing athletes. This year’s event sees the biggest opportunity to take part […]

Geberit AquaClean Case Study: Billie Orfanelli Turner

Geberit aquaclean shower toilet

Billie Turner from Manchester has Cerebral palsy, a motor disability leaving her wheelchair bound and relying on her parents. The installation of a shower toilet, AquaClean, in her home has returned Billie’s privacy and dignity, which her mother says has given her a whole new independence. The AquaClean from Geberit has been a vital part […]

Access BDD Accelerates Growth with Strategic Team Expansion

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​ Access BDD, a global leader in mobility and accessibility solutions, announces a significant stride in its expansion into the US and Canadian stairlift market by adding four experienced professionals to its team. This move underscores the company’s commitment to growth and aims to strengthen its presence in North America. New Team Members Fuel at […]

National Autistic Society responds to Government school attendance campaign –

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​The National Autistic Society responds to the Government’s new campaign about school attendance, with the view that this campaign has completely missed the mark and fails to take into account the struggles which many autistic children and young people face in the classroom. Tim Nicholls, Head of Influencing and Research at the National Autistic Society, […]

Join a Spectrum Colour Walk to support National Autistic Society

spectrum colour walk 2024

​ The National Autistic Society is inviting people to join a Spectrum Colour Walk and raise vital funds to support autistic people and their families during World Autism Acceptance Week 2024. World Autism Acceptance Week will take place from Tuesday 2 April to Monday 8 April 2024. The theme of colour returns for this year, […]

Bagel – giving the support for freedom in water

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One of the biggest restrictions for anyone with limitations- and their carers- when bathing or participating in aqua therapy is achieving strain-free support in the water. AAT’s Bagel removes that restriction. It restores the person’s ability to free float without any risk of head immersion by stabilising and supporting their head above the water without […]

Smirthwaite Sales Team Strengthened with Jodie Carter Appointment

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Smirthwaite, a respected designer and manufacturer of bespoke equipment for children and young adults with additional needs has extended its sales team with the appointment of Jodie Carter who will be taking on the role of Technical Product Advisor, North East & Cumbria/Lancaster.  Jodie’s background involves working closely with children and adults with disabilities, including […]

Hidden disability diagnoses have increased by 63% in the UK

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​ To mark UK Disabilities History Awareness Month, Cool Crutches and Walking Sticks, an innovative mobility aid company, reveals a 63% increase in hidden disability diagnoses in the UK.  The study looks at government data from 2017-2022 looking at impairments that are hidden disabilities, finding a 63% increase in the last 6 years, with mental […]

Geberit Aquaclean Care: The AbleStay Story

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​ AbleStay is a registered charity with the mission of providing fully accessible holiday accommodation to disabled people and their families. AbleStay has purchased its first property in London and has transformed it, making it wheelchair accessible, with a fully adapted bathroom, an accessible kitchen, a​ bedroom with profiling beds, a ceiling track hoist and […]