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Happy International Day of Persons with Disabilities!

International Day of Persons with Disabilities is an annual celebration of people with disabilities, and this year marks 28 years since its launch by the United Nations. This year’s theme is ‘Not all Disabilities are Visible’, to spread awareness around hidden disabilities, such as Mental Health.  This year has brought about more awareness around Mental […]

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Happy Carers Rights Day!

Held annually in the UK, Carers Rights Day is a day in which organisations come together to help raise awareness of the needs of carers and ensure that all carers are aware of their rights. It is also important for organisations to let carers know where to get help and support. For more information about […]

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Happy World COPD Awareness Day!

Every year on 18th November, the world celebrates COPD Day; a day in which people come together to offer and share advice, support, and information about Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. It also gives people the opportunity to share their experiences of living with the condition. What is COPD? “Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, describes […]

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Happy World Diabetes Day!

Around 422 million people worldwide have diabetes (The World Health Organisation). World Diabetes Day is a day in which people come together to share advice, support and information to spread awareness about the condition. What is Diabetes?  “Diabetes is a serious condition where your blood glucose level is too high. It can happen when your […]

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Covid-19: Impairment specific advice and support

During these uncertain times, people will have many questions to ask and many answers to look for. Therefore, we would like to share as many up-to-date advice and support resources with you from different organisations and societies, all of which can be found below. Versus Arthritis Chest Heart and Stroke Scotland The National Rheumatoid Arthritis […]

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Surviving Isolation

Just a heads up for anyone scared of self isolation during the Coronavirus and so forth, I thought I’d give you all a little insight into how to survive being stuck in without going insane. Seeing as I’ve spent a few years of my life overall with periods of time either bed bound, housebound, or […]

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