The battle of securing my new wheelchair seating

A year ago I was assessed for a new wheelchair. The assessment was done by Milbrook wheelchair services who are based in Chandlers Ford and cover Hampshire and ¬†surrounding areas . It was concluded that my base, motor and electrics were fine to be used but I would need new seating. So the ocupational therapist… Continue reading The battle of securing my new wheelchair seating

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My 2018 in review

  2018 has been the year of me being productive, determined and self-motivated. I would admit I haven’t achieved as much as I hoped this year. However I’ve discovered what I’m capable of and what I can accomplish with the resources and connections I have. Here is a roundup of all my achievements, activities and… Continue reading My 2018 in review

5 factors that cause mental health problems in people with physical disabilities

Wednesday 10th October 2018 was World Mental Health Day. Currently 450 million people worldwide suffer with mental health problems and it has been known to effect famous people too including Gary Lightbody, Ant McPartlin, Robin Williams and Chester Bennington.   To mark the occasion and raise awareness, I want to share factors that cause mental… Continue reading 5 factors that cause mental health problems in people with physical disabilities