what is peer support

What is Peer Support?

Peer support is what?  “The only source of knowledge is experience” (Albert Einstein). Peer support is the “process of giving and receiving encouragement and assistance to facilitate long-term recovery” Peer …

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How Many Types of Wheelchairs are there?

How many types of wheelchairs are there? A lot. From where did lightweight wheelchairs come? The factory. The origin of the everyday wheelchair How many types of wheelchairs are there? …

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What do Wheelchair Anti-tip Wheels do?

Do you call them bars or wheels? What do wheelchair anti-tip wheels do? Just to clarify. In this piece, anti-tip wheels, anti-tip bars, or safety bars – I refer to …

Wheelchair Wheelie

Is Wheelchair Skills Training for Everyone?

Wheelchair skills training is available for everyone who needs it. It has been another week of skills training, helping individuals build confidence and independence. The most recent wheelchair skills session …

Wheelchair Skills Safety

Wheelchair Skills Training is Available.

Freedom has arrived! Wheelchair skills training is available. Safety measures are in place. Keeping everyone safe. I have bookings coming in regularly. Freedom has arrived. Juggling this organisation, child care …

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Did I complete the Challenge?

Completed! When the 2.6 for 26 challenge started, I did have a little concern in the back of my mind I wouldn’t complete the challenge. Would my shoulders hold out? …

2.6 for 26 BEJSC Challenge

26-day Wheelchair Push

21 Days in, 54.6 Miles Covered It’s the longest day of the year. I’ve been hot, I’ve been wet, and I have kept going. Still on target for the 26-day …

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The Next Phase – 2.6 for 26

Week two done & 36.4 miles travelled so far The weather has been good to me so far. It has been a little warm for the past three days which …

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2.6 for 26 BEJSC Challenge.

The first week completed. I have finished the first week of my 2.6 for 26 days BEJSC challenge raising money for Bourne End Junior Sports Club. The 2.6-mile daily target …

2.6 for 26 BEJSC Challenge

Can I complete the BEJSC 2.6 Challenge?

Bourne End Junior Sports Club has, like many organisation,  been affected financially by the pandemic. As we come out of local lockdown, I decided to raise some vital funds to …