Blind Paralympian, Will Norman, looks back at his experiences of life with a disability and as the summer of sport continues, shares his views on how disabled people still face major obstacles every day with sport still an area where we need to make massive strides for greater social inclusion. Continue reading
Iain approached The Stair Climbing Company in March searching for a solution for his mother to get up and downstairs from her second floor flat. Iain’s mother Ursula suffers from COPD, a condition the renders her out of breath and exhaustion after only moderate exertion, so help with the stairs was crucial to assist with mobility and quality of life.
This was particularly important whilst Iain was recovering from a leg operation and had reduced mobility himself. Continue reading
Good quality social care can make a big difference to the lives of people affected by Parkinson’s but often people don’t get social care support until they reach crisis point.
Social care services can help people in their own homes, for example with personal care, preparing meals, giving medication, or getting out and about.