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 ‘Disabled people experiencing fewer opportunities for Independent Living despite Government’s 2008 commitment’ says new report

Disabled people are experiencing diminishing opportunities for independent living, according to a new report published by Disability Rights UK and national charity, In Control. The report entitled  ‘Independent

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‘Seeing or Meeting? Why being authentically part of a community should be more than just ‘getting out and about’ – and how volunteering helps

It’s easy to see people – but harder to meet them. When you’re out and about in your community, there are probably lots of people you recognise and say hello to. You might even feel that your neighbourhood

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1 million Dementia Friends announced

The Alzheimer’s Society announced last week that they have successfully trained 1 million Dementia Friends. Dr Trevor Adams, Livability’s Dementia Friendly Churches Associate, said: ‘We are

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A brother’s skydive singlehandly raises thousands for Icanho

Last month Gavin Dale took a leap out of a plane at 13,000 feet to raise money for Icanho rehabilitation centre and raised over £3,500. We spoke to Gavin to find out what his motivations were to skydive

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A new lease of life after a residential home’s refurshment is complete

As the saying goes ‘There’s nowhere like home’. For the people that live at Livability’s Oakview residential home in Aberystwyth, a refurbishment has given way to a completely new

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A residential home and its residents come together to throw a 70th birthday party

It’s pretty common to want to fulfil a person’s wants when it’s their birthday. It’s a sign to say they are valued and it’s a day of being celebrated. But the staff at one

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A royal outing to Frogmore House and Garden for a passionate historian

As part of the charity’s 10th anniversary celebrations, Livability was given the special opportunity to invite guests to explore Frogmore House and Garden – an official royal residence. Livability

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A space that works for me: Jess Long shares her views of an accessible design

As a charity, Livability focuses on tackling barriers in people’s lives so they can enjoy a fuller life in their community. We are also challenging the perceptions and attitudes surrounding disability

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A to Z? How a supportive community helps one man share his story

Communicating by ‘typical’ means – by speaking and listening or using the written word – is the way most of us share and connect with each other. These are the methods we tend to use to express

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Accessible holidays: Useful links

We’ve put together a list of recommended suppliers of accessible holidays and accessible holiday accommodation. Altogether Travel Altogether Travel specialises in accessible and supported holidays

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