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(Video) Nepal’s poor hardest hit by earthquake

The Nepal Earthquake has caused widespread devastation with death tolls rising to 8,500 and hundreds having to deal with debilitating spinal injury. Such injuries provide an additional set of challenges

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British Council International School Award success for Victoria Education Centre

Victoria Education Centre (VEC), Livability’s special needs school based in the heart of Poole in Dorset, has been awarded the British Council’s prestigious International School Award in recognition

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Friendship Really Matters: A supportive community is the key to recovery following spinal injury

Experiencing a life-changing injury can be a devastating blow. Two amazing individuals from Nepal share their experience of spinal injury and how connections in their communities encouraged them to embrace

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From devastating spinal injury to supporting others

What impact does it have on a Nepalese woman’s life when she sustains a spinal injury? This International Women’s Day we share the remarkable stories of two women who have faced huge physical, psychological

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Livability and the Indian Ocean Tsunami 10 years on

December 26th 2014 marked the 10th anniversary of the Indian Ocean Tsunami also known as the Boxing Day Tsunami in which nearly a quarter of million people died, two million were made homeless and many

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Livability International Partner awarded prestigious Royal College of Nursing Fellowship

Fiona Stephenson – a specialist Spinal Cord Injuries (SCI) nurse and trainer – who works in partnership with the Livability International team – has received the prestigious Fellowship Award

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Livability launch Nepal Appeal

In the wake of the Nepal earthquake, Livability has launched an urgent appeal to support survivors with severe injuries and disabilities, called the Nepal Urgent Care and Rehabilitation Appeal. The Spinal

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Livability nurse receives prestigious award for international work in spinal injury rehabilitation

Fiona Stephenson – a specialist spinal cord injury nurse – has won the International Impact Award at the 2017 Cavell Nurses’ Trust Awards. Cavell Nurses’ Trust is a UK charity providing

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Livability pilots employment programme for people with spinal cord injury in Nepal

In January 2014 Livability started an employment programme with the Spinal Injury Rehabilitation Centre (SIRC), its partner organisation in Nepal. The project, which received a grant of £6,000 from the

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Livability shares disability best practice with Japan

Livability has had the opportunity to share its knowledge and experience of supporting disabled and disadvantaged people with a group of 25 Japanese business leaders who provide similar help and facilities

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