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.
An estimated seven million carers in the UK provide invaluable care to their loved ones, saving the government millions of pounds annually. But what more can the government be doing to support unpaid carers?
The sports brand are staying true to their slogan and encouraging women of all sizes and abilities to just do it.
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.
Today (30 May) is World MS Day, where a global connection of people are coming together to reveal their life and experiences of multiple sclerosis (MS). This year’s theme will focus on raising awareness of the invisible symptoms of MS and the impacts on daily life.
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.
On Thursday (23 May), across the UK people went out to cast their votes in the European Elections. As the results sink in, what does this mean for us now?
The journey to recovery after a spinal cord injury (SCI) is long and often unpredictable. The process requires strength both physically and mentally, determination, and resilience.
Last night (22 May) BBC aired their undercover investigation into the abuse and mistreatment of vulnerable adults during their stay at Whorlton Hall, County Durham. It made for appalling viewing and Enable is backing the call for change.
One of the most powerful organs in our body: the brain. It controls our movement, thoughts, feelings and makes us who we are. Acquiring a brain injury can turn lives upside down, for the person directly affected and their carers. However, there is life after brain injury.
It’s National Epilepsy Week (20-26 May) and you’ll probably spot a few people sporting purple at school, in the office or during day to day life. But why do we wear purple?
Arthritis Care Awareness Week aims to raise awareness about the realities of living with arthritis, and celebrate the work done by Arthritis charities around the UK, carrying out research and raising funds.
This week (20-26 May) is National Epilepsy Week, an opportunity to raise awareness about what epilepsy is and how to react if you see someone having a seizure.
This week (20-26 May) is Dementia Action Week, where we raise awareness about the condition and push to find a cure.