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Were You Involved with One of Manchester’s Oldest Charities?

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Disabled Living, one of Manchester’s oldest charities, is calling for people to get in touch who have memories, materials and/or photographs about their links with the charity. Hundreds of thousands of people across the North West have been involved with the organisation in its 120 year history as service users, volunteers, staff and trustees. Alan […]

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How to Encourage Children to Drink More Water

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Davina, Children’s Continence Advisor at Disabled Living, gives advice on how to encourage your children to drink more water. Adequate fluid intake is important for maintaining health and wellbeing.  Most school age children should have about one and a half liters of water per day with half of this during the school day.  Children will […]

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Understanding Parenting with a Disability

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Thank you to Chris, our Disability Trainer and Advisor for writing this post about understanding parenting with a disability. I’m a wheelchair user who can’t walk at all and have been since I was 7-years-old when I caught polio. But very early on in adulthood I knew I wanted kids. I hadn’t thought it all […]

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Debra’s Visit To Facts & Fun Day in Marple

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On Sunday 3 September Debra, Chief Executive of Disabled Living, went along to The Roman Lakes and Mellor Mill for a Facts & Fun Day. This was a fundraising and awareness day for the Mellor Archaeological Trust and Friends of Our Valley. Marple Local History Society displayed photographs and archive material from the Children’s Orthopaedic Hospital […]

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Raising Awareness for Alzheimer’s and Dementia

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Are you supporting Vascular Disease Awareness Month and World Alzheimer’s Month? Throughout the whole of September organisations are raising awareness. Dementia and Alzheimer’s are affecting more people each year which is why more awareness needs to be made. The confusion of mental processes causes memory disorders and changes in personality.  Disabled Living’s Dementia Tea Dance […]

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Theraposture to Demonstrate Its User-Centric Approach at Kidz to Adultz Scotland

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Theraposture, the leading specialist for tailor-made adjustable beds, chairs and care cots, will be showcasing its considered approach to parents and disabled children at Kidz to Adultz Scotland. The event takes place on 14 September and Theraposture will be at stand D5 at the Royal Highland Centre, Edinburgh, EH28 8NB. Theraposture has been the considered choice […]

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