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Lunch and Learn with Phil Moore – A Discussion on Seating and Posture

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Our latest Lunch and Learn session at Disabled Living saw Burrows House full to the brim with therapists from all over Manchester for The Care Teams Seating Session. 17 therapists  at our Disabled Living Training room were joined by Phil Moore as he talked about the importance of seating. In his discussion of seating in the […]

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An Afternoon with Wiltshire Farm Foods

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On Friday 20 May 2017, our team over at Burrows House enjoyed a dinner by Wiltshire Farm Foods.   To begin the event, we were provided with texture modified foods and information about specifications, swallowing precautions, and the different types of purée food. With the purée food in particular, we didn’t really know if it […]

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A Guide to Travelling on Aeroplanes with Your Disability


Chris has been a wheelchair user since childhood. After graduating from The University of Manchester, he was a secondary schoolteacher for 28 years. He now delivers Disability Awareness training and conducts Access Audits all over the UK. He has always travelled widely and has accumulated a lifetimes experience in this environment which he would like […]

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High Sheriff of Greater Manchester

Last week I was delighted be invited to the ceremony for the Installation of Kui Man Gerry Yeung OBE, DL as The High Sheriff of Greater Manchester. Gerry, has been Disabled Living’s President for the last 10 years and has brought a wealth of knowledge and expertise to our Management Board. Gerry was born in China […]

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Sensurround Experience – What Our Users Say

The Sensurround rooms here are available from 10am to 4pm each day, for a one hour slot. We have around 250 users per month; some have been attending for up to 15 years too! We asked our users what makes the Sensurround experience special to them.   Trevor enjoying the water bed Trevor Rimmer attends […]

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Sensory Ideas: Valentine’s Day

Can you believe it? It’s Valentine’s Day already! We have put together some great ideas found on Pinterest about how to keep your little ones entertained with a Valentine’s Day theme! Although pink may not be everyone’s favourite colour, alot of the blog ideas this week have pink involved. Valentines day is a fun holiday that […]

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10 Affordable Sensory Products

It can be quite a challenge to find toys and products that are both affordable and something to children will love. These are a list of products we have found that will be helpful for all children and adults, both with and without disabilities. These products can be extra helpful for someone with any types […]

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A day in the life: Redbank House

Here at Redbank House we have lots going on – from the busy multi-sensory rooms, to making sure all the events here are running smoothly. Every day is different and we never know what challenge we will be faced with. We will spend the morning preparing for our first Sensurround users. The rooms will be […]

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