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May, 2017

Why Gerry Yeung is Our Story of the Month

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For May, we are honoured to focus our Story of the Month to the High Sheriff of Greater Manchester, Kui Man Gerry Yeung OBE. He has been the president of Disabled Living for the last ten years. I have been President of Disabled Living for over 10 years. The charity is in its 120th year […]

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Seating and Posture with Phil Moore

Lunch and Learn with The Care Team

This post has been written by Deborah Bell, Enablement team manager at Disabled Living. Our latest Lunch and Learn session was full to the brim. Therapists from all over Manchester attended the Seating and Posture session. 17 therapists at our Disabled Living Training room were joined by Phil Moore. He talked about the importance of […]

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An Afternoon with Wiltshire Farm Foods at Disabled Living

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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 would […]

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Finding the Right Hotel for You and Your Disability

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This is a third blog by Chris, giving you the best advice for finding the best hotel for you and your disability. Staying in a good hotel can be an integral part of the enjoyment of your holiday or an indispensable part of your work. So how do you choose, if accessibility is a factor? […]

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Making the Most of Your Cruise Experience with Your Disability

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This post has been written by Chris Cammis, Disability Trainer & Advisor at Disabled Living. He shares his advice for booking a cruise holiday when you have a disability, to help you make the most of your experience. This form of travel has become a firm favourite for many disabled travellers in recent years for obvious […]

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Travelling On An Aeroplane with Your Disability

Aeroplane in the sky above the clouds

This post has been written by Chris Cammiss, Disability Trainer & Advisor at Disabled Living. Chris has been a wheelchair user since childhood. After graduating from The University of Manchester, he was a secondary schoolteacher for 28 years. Chris now delivers Disability Awareness training and conducts Access Audits over the UK. He travels widely and […]

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