Job Opportunity – Occupational Therapist (National)
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by Disabled Living
11M ago
To apply for this opportunity please send you CV to: Deborah Bell – deborah.bell@disabledliving.co.uk VIEW OR DOWNLOAD JOB DESCRIPTION The post Job Opportunity – Occupational Therapist (National) appeared first on Disabled Living ..read more
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Job Opportunity – Site Supervisor / Caretaker
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by Disabled Living
1y ago
Job Details Post Title: Site Supervisor / Caretaker Hours: 2.00pm – 6.00pm, Monday – Thursday, 1.00pm – 5.00pm Fridays, 20 Hours per week Holiday entitlement: 25 days per annum (28 days per annum, after 5 years continuous service) Salary: £10,879.60 Responsible to: Finance & Facilities Manager Job Type: Permanent contract with an initial 6 month probation Location of Work: Primarily the post holder will be based at Disabled Living’s premises Redbank House in Cheetham. Job Description Your role will be to support and contribute to the smooth running of Redbank House by carrying out a r ..read more
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Disabled Motoring UK Baywatch 2022 results
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by Jo D'Orville
1y ago
In this guest blog post, Disabled Motoring UK have released the results of their Baywatch 2022 campaign looking at tackling disabled parking abuse. Disabled Living is proud to support Disabled Motoring UK’s campaign. In August we asked the public to help us with our annual Baywatch campaign. We asked disabled motorists to complete a survey about their parking experiences over the past 12 months. The results have now been calculated. DMUK would like to thank everybody who participated in our Baywatch 2022 campaign. The level of response completely surpassed all records with 1028 people respondi ..read more
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Job Opportunity – Occupational Therapist
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by Daryl
1y ago
To apply for this opportunity please send you CV to: Deborah Bell – deborah.bell@disabledliving.co.uk DOWNLOAD JOB DESCRIPTION  DOWNLOAD JOB DESCRIPTION  The post Job Opportunity – Occupational Therapist appeared first on Disabled Living ..read more
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Blaenau Gwent Veterans Association fundraise £6250.00 for Bladder & Bowel UK
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by Jo D'Orville
1y ago
A huge thank you to The Blaenau Gwent Veterans Association, for undertaking the tough task of walking 255 miles whilst fundraising for Bladder & Bowel UK. The group is set up to support veterans and serving personnel in South Wales, Blaenau Gwent. The walk is in honour of those who sadly lost their lives in the Falklands War between April and July 1982. This year marks the 40th anniversary and the veterans decided to honour the 255 lives lost by walking a mile for each person. The walk began with the laying of a wreath at the National Arboretum, Stafford, as a mark of respect. The group t ..read more
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Baywatch month 2022: Disabled Motoring UK’s annual survey
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by Jo D'Orville
1y ago
In this guest blog, Disabled Motoring UK is encouraging people with disabilities to fill in their annual Baywatch survey to help improve parking industry standards and stamp out disabled parking abuse. Disabled Living is proud to support Disabled Motoring UK’s campaign. Baywatch is here and this month Disabled Motoring UK will be asking you to fill in the Baywatch survey. Every year DMUK runs its Baywatch Campaign which researches opinions about disabled parking abuse. It’s a simple survey which doesn’t take long to fill in and provides the charity with really useful data to take to the parkin ..read more
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How do you get a blue badge?
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by Natasha
2y ago
In this blog learn about the eligibility criteria for Blue Badge applicants and how to apply for your or your child’s blue badge today. What is a blue badge? A blue badge is an aid put in place for disabled people or those with a health condition that affects their mobility. It is linked to the person as an individual, not a vehicle, so it can be used in any car you are in, whether as a driver or a passenger. This includes taxis, hire cars or any vehicle you are travelling in. The badge holder is entitled to free parking in disabled parking bay, at parking meters and pay and display bays. Park ..read more
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Screen time and autism: When are screens necessary?
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by Sonya
2y ago
In this guest blog by Autability, learn about why preconceptions about screen time can be harmful, and the uses and benefits of screens for children with autism, and their families. The question of screen time and people with autism Screen time. A topic we hear about a LOT in parenting. Some people see it as a treat, some people see it as dangerous. But what if someone has a genuine need for it? Many autistic children and adults get lost in their electronics. It’s helpful for so many reasons yet people will often judge parents who let their children use iPads, phones and laptops frequently bec ..read more
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Baywatch 2021 campaign: Tackling disabled parking abuse
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by Sonya
2y ago
In this guest blog by Disabled Motoring UK, we learn about their excellent campaign to stop the misuse and abuse of disabled parking spaces, Baywatch 2021. Baywatch is supported by Baroness Grey-Thompson.  The issue of disabled bay enforcement A common problem for many disabled motorists is not being able to park at their desired destination. The major complaint is that the disabled bays are all occupied with cars not displaying a Blue Badge. Last year Disabled Motoring UK (DMUK) changed the format of the parking survey so that participants could fill it in at home. This allowed the chari ..read more
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Surviving or Thriving? Neuro Difference Pre and Post Lockdown
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by Natasha
2y ago
For Autism Awareness Month, Disabled Living’s contributing writer, Joanna Grace, shares her experience of lockdown, including some of her personal silver-linings in the last year.  My father’s nickname for my mother is Pollyanna. He has named her after the child in the book of the same name written by E.H. Porter who always sought out reasons to be glad. Having brought up by ‘Pollyanna’ I am prone to look for the positives in life. When I see a dark cloud, I ask, “where is the silver lining?” The pandemic has been the biggest of dark clouds. The loss of life, the suffering and the fear, h ..read more
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