Independent Living

15th August 2019

Bluebird cares and gains award

“Healthwatch Star” award presented to care company for treating patients like a family member A Gateshead-based care provider that specialises in working with customers requiring care […]
4th July 2019

Thousands of people with arthritis missing out on vital support

Thousands of people with arthritis missing out on vital support from the Government’s Access to Work scheme, new research by Versus Arthritis shows Dan Morley (35) pictured […]
18th June 2019

Understanding Rheumatoid Arthritis: key facts you should know

The second most common form of arthritis in the UK, rheumatoid arthritis affects over 400,000 people. It is an autoimmune condition that causes joint inflammation resulting […]
21st May 2019

Living well with arthritis at home

For most people, spending a day at home, taking a shower, preparing lunch in the kitchen, making a cup of tea, are things we take for […]
29th April 2019

Award-winning seats that calm people with autism

A sudden sound, a riot of colour, a bee buzzing by… while for many of us these are just normal everyday encounters, for people with autism […]
26th March 2019

Tackling social exclusion at Grand Union Housing Group

Jan Davis, Dementia Project Officer (Extra Care & Dementia), Grand Union Housing Group, shares her insight… At Grand Union, we’ve long seen the impact of loneliness […]
19th February 2019

Award-winning device helps stop the misery of female bladder leakage

Partnership with Academia Award Winner: Femeda Ltd Femeda has committed to the first real world clinical trial for a consumer medical device globally to be run […]
7th February 2019

Etac hoist allows international travel for campaigning Phillip with Duchenne

Award-winning transportable Molift Smart 150 hoist from Etac allows international travel for campaigning Phillip with Duchenne Phillip Carroll, aged 25 from Cobham, Surrey, along with his […]
17th January 2019

Could carer technology help battle elderly loneliness?

Helen Dempster, Chief Visionary Officer at Karantis360, outlines why technology will be key to reducing feelings of loneliness amongst the elder generation: The government recently announced that […]