"I didn't realise people with special needs could open businesses"12 April 2013, Keith Bates
We've just completed another of the Rapid Enterprise Development Workshops with Care and Share Associates and local Mansfield Charity APCOO.
Breaking the tobacco taboo5 April 2013,
We must ensure that people with mental health disorders have proper access to smoking cessation services so that they have the support they need if they decide to quit.
6% My Photographs Their Stories by Graham Miller: A Book Review27 March 2013, Guest Blogger
Hayley Goleniowska, Author of Downs Side Up Blog, writes about the launch of 6% My Photographs Their Stories on World Down Syndrome Day
Ten-year-old self?26 March 2013, Guest Blogger
A dementia self-help group reflects on its school days
Raise awareness on World Down Syndrome Day20 March 2013,
During this past year it has been great to see an increase in the number of positive images of people with Down syndrome in the media.
Depression, dementia and placebos â not such a bitter pill11 March 2013,
Maybe placebos are a form of anti-depressant but psychological factors in the interaction is more important than what’s in the pill.
We must start caring about carers4 March 2013,
Families are still not being properly rewarded for the care they are giving and the huge costs they are saving the taxpayer.
Dementia: whose quality of life?4 March 2013,
The latest Alzheimer’s Society report on the care of people with dementia in care homes estimates 80% of those people have either dementia or severe memory problems and that less than 50 per cent have a good quality of life.
Staying safe online25 February 2013,
The Voice in the Community project reference group met up recently and discussed safety issues relating to the internet and the use of social media for people with learning disabilities.
Ten tips for parents with a child with a learning disability21 February 2013, Guest Blogger
Hayley Goleniowska, author of award-winning blog DownsSideUp.com offers tips to parents of a child with a learning disability.