Families


Transforming lives with Geberit

Ethan, who was born with upper limb deformation had for all his life struggled with his own personal hygiene. Then, a life-changing recommendation turned Ethan his life around.


Dementia support: Care As You Are

Taking on a caring role for someone living with dementia can also mean a change in relationship as their condition deteriorates.





Carers Week 2021: Make Care Visible and Valued

The massive contribution unpaid carers make every day across the UK has, eventually, been brought to light due to the pandemic. But, more still needs to be done to support the needs of carers.




Foster Care Fortnight: why we care

Ahead of Foster Care Fortnight, run by The Fostering Network, one disabled foster carer shares her experience of why she cares to encourage others to get involved.



Medical cannabis: the power of plants

January 2021 saw the UK leave the EU; this move will soon mean families will no longer have access to medicinal cannabis to support children with chronic epilepsy. Lorne Gillies investigates the impact of Brexit and continued stigma around a vital medicine.


Education: the call for fair assessments

As exam results are replaced by grades based on teacher assessments, leading charities for people who are D/deaf/HoH, blind or visually impaired are calling for assurances that 300,000 pupils aren’t treated unfairly.



Navigating brain injury

Brain injury can affect anyone at any age, but an acquired injury can be life-altering and finding the right support is key to help each family cope with the changes that come with an acquired brain injury.


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