Peter Mittler of Dementia Alliance International

Language and Disability

From Holocaust to Austerity Britain Peter Mittler has been working in the wider disability field for some 60 years: as a clinical psychologist, parent, academic, director of a large research […]

Staying active

Staying active with Stannah

This guest blog from stairlift specialists, Stannah, is about the benefits of staying active, both physical and mental, and what they are doing to help… Stannah Stays Active Knowing how […]

Wheelchair-accessible toilets at Cornwall Services


Robin Tuffley, marketing manager at Clos-o-Mat, Britain’s leading provider of Changing Places wheelchair-accessible toilets, explains why YOUR voice matters If you don’t ask, you don’t get… …that saying particularly applies […]

architect drawing up plans for DFG

Downside of the DFG scheme

Aug 22, 2016

The Disabled Facilities Grant (DFG) scheme can provide invaluable financial support to adapt your home, making it safer and more accessible for you to live in. However, it does not […]

Putting on the pressure


Pressure ulcers – what happened to zero tolerance? Independent Living’s resident nutrition expert, Mary Farmer, first aspired to a career in nursing. Although she diverted into becoming a dietitian, one […]