Quality Of Life
Quality of life
A person’s quality of life is influenced by a lot of different things. Once our most basic needs are met such as having enough to eat and drink, then we start to think of the more complicated aspects involved in creating a happy meaningful life. Some of the things that help us to have a good quality of life are: Having meaningful relationships – friends, family and partners Having a safe and stable home Having meaningful purpose to your days Being healthy Having financial security Being respected and feeling heard Having choices For someone with a learning disability, these things are just as...
No Health Without Mental Health: The First 100 Days and Beyond29 May 2015,
Marguerite Regan looks at the priorities for the new Conservative government.
The One-Stop Guide to Dementia8 December 2014,
This is a practical and compact guide with detailed information about what will make a difference in the lives of people with dementia and their carers.
"The beauty of practising yoga is that your own experience is the real teacher"5 December 2014,
Senior Research Officer, Lauren Chakkalackal, on the healing power of yoga for both body and mind.
Video blogging saved my life7 November 2014, Guest Blogger
Sam is a primary school teacher living in Devon; here he talks about how opening up and telling the truth on video was a blessing that helped him deal with anxiety and depression.
Looking for an ordinary life30 May 2014,
Children with complex needs face barriers to exercising their basic human rights. These individuals need a platform for change, to ensure they are supported to overcome such obstacles.
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.
Our work to further support families in 201311 January 2013,
Our work in 2013 will center around supporting families and their sons and daughters to have a better quality of life.
Attending the Inclusive Community Experience3 February 2012,
During the last few days of January, I went to the Inclusive Community Experience at Ribby Hall in Blackpool.
An Ordinary Life20 May 2011,
Many children and young people dependent on medical technology are unable to do ordinary things like going to the local leisure centre or visiting friends or family.