Earlier this week, Enable was lucky enough to attend the official opening of the Katie Piper Foundation Rehabilitation Centre, at Fairfield Independent Hospital in St. Helens.
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The hashtag #ThingsThatGiveMeAnxiety has been trending on Twitter over the past 24 hours, raising awareness of anxiety and offering coping strategies to achieve positive mental health.
Caring responsibilities can prevent young carers from revelling in their childhood. However, one festival celebrates the dedicated contribution young carers provide in society. We learn more about the annual Scottish Young Carers Festival.
The University of Glasgow has been granted over £900,000 for vital research into adults and children who have Crohn’s disease.
Of the six million people living in Scotland, we all have one thing in common: mental health. However, many young people are missing out on…
The fiancé of an aspiring equestrian star who suffered spinal injuries as the result of a fall from a horse has made a YouTube video about how the couple installed a homelift in their home which has gone viral with over four million views in four days.
Distance learning gives disabled people the opportunity to study from home. We speak to a member of The Open University Disability Support Team to discover the benefits, challenges and support available.
Processing a diagnosis of Motor Neurone Disease (MND), or other associated illnesses, come with many possibilities to consider. One such experience could be preparing to lose your voice. Now, voice banking could provide a solace and safety net for people set to lose their voice.
During her gap year Ellie Simpson, who has cerebral palsy, started to feel socially isolated. Motivated to create opportunities for other young disabled people Ellie set up her charity, CP Teens UK, and got involved with sport.
Every year 1,200 people with a learning disability die unnecessarily from inappropriate healthcare. With less than a third of women with a learning disability attending a smear test, the impact is undoubtedly contributing to this number. We talk to one woman preparing for her first smear test.
There are over 850,000 people living with dementia in the UK. Providing a beacon of guidance, support, and care is an crucial team of workers: Admiral Nurses. Giving specialist dementia support to families, Admiral Nurse Rachel Murray discusses her role.
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.
It was a seemingly normal day when TV presenter, Lucy Alexander dropped of her then seven-year-old daughter Kitty at school. Under an hour later, Kitty would be left paralysed.
Today (1 July) the Samaritans annual Talk to Us campaign begins, encouraging the nation to have a chat when times are challenging.
To mark Learning Disability Week 2019, residents from Sanctuary Supported Living have shared stories of how sport has helped them to gain confidence, stay active and become more independent.