Island life is unlike any other. However, with a disability, living on a remote Scottish island poses some challenges. We speak with Skye and Lochalsh Access Panel to discover disability and accessibility on the Isle of Skye.Read More
Figures revealed from the Royal National Institute for Blind People (RNIB) have shown that 76 per cent of people with guide dogs say they have been refused service.
Caring comes in many different forms and each experience is unique. During Carers Week 2019 (10 – 16 June), the theme will focus on ensuring carers can get connected in their local communities.
Leading amputee charity in Scotland, Finding Your Feet has launched their Stompingly Sensational Online Auction to raise funds towards providing vital physical and emotional support for amputees.
Last year, supermarket chain Sainsbury’s introduced sunflower lanyards: an initiative to make shopping easier for customers with hidden disabilities. We speak to Leigh, store manager at Sainsbury’s Barnstaple, where the lanyards were introduced.
Going to Accident and Emergency (A&E) in the hospital is a scary experience. For people living with symptoms of dementia it could even be traumatising. Now, one hospital has built a replica bus stop in their A&E waiting room to calm anxious dementia patients.
Government proposals have called on new, or majorly refurbished buildings used by the general public to have mandatory Changing Places toilets installed.