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 …

Old Wheelchair

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? …

What makes you independent?

What makes you independent?

What makes you independent? Doing something by yourself? Physically or verbally. An essential part of being independent is taking care of your own needs, physical and mental. Because independent people …

Are wheelchair theatre tickets hard to purchase?

Wheelchair Theatre Tickets Hard to Purchase?

Why are wheelchair theatres tickets hard to purchase? Are theatres purposely making purchasing a wheelchair theatre ticket or tickets, allowing wheelchair spaces, a challenge? Maybe they do this hoping that …

Baclofen pump

Can I Have Baclofen Pump Number Four?

Hospital admission again for Pump No. four Seven years have passed, and the time has come to go in for another procedure. It is time for Baclofen pump number four. …

Learn how to Negotiate Ramps and Slopes

Wheelchair Skills Now Available

Vaccine two administered That’s it, well, for now, at least anyway. Wheelchair skills are now available. I’ve had my skin pierced for my second dose of the Covid-19 vaccine. Again …

Cheetah

‘Aren’t I Doing Well’

‘Aren’t you doing well’ says the patronising drunk after I respond to his question of ‘why I’m in a wheelchair?’ – I hate that term as I’m not actually in …

Freedom Wheelchair Skills Training

Wheelchair Skills Training, Why Would You?

Wheelchair skills, why would you want to learn them? Being able to get around confidently using my wheelchair is vital to maintaining my independence. The individual skills combined make it …

Chiltern Hills is home to Red Kites

Chiltern Hills Red Kites.

Red Kites in the Chiltern Hills Chiltern Hills is home to Red Kites that soar and sweep in the bright sunshine. They are predators, hungry and constantly looking for food, …