For Young Carers Awareness Day, I spoke with 2 incredible young people with siblings who have life-limiting conditions. Exploring their journeys, support available and how lack of accessibility affects them too! Continue reading How Accessibility Impacts Young Carers
For Mother’s Day, I encouraged my readers to go ahead and ask me ANY question they had about Motherhood and Disability. Here’s what you came up with! Continue reading Motherhood and Disability | Q & A!
Struggling with what to buy your care team for Christmas? Check out this go-to guide for some personalised, yet professional ideas that’ll make them feel truly appreciated this holiday season. Continue reading Personal Assistants 101 | Holiday Gift Guide 🎁
(TITLE IMAGE: Hand trying to pick through eggs with different worrying expressions drawn on them) Just like any employer, those under the Direct Payments scheme – interviewing, hiring and managing their own staff for their care needs get their fair … Continue reading Personal Assistants 101 | My Worst PA Experiences
DISCLAIMER: THIS BLOG POST CONTAINS CONTENT ON ASSISTED SUICIDE WHICH SOME READERS MAY FIND UPSETTING. I have been dying to see this film since its release in 2016. It’s controversial hype in the disability community drew my interest. Many a disabled person have had very negative things to say about the story as it touches on the uncomfortable subject of assisted suicide. I knew from others reviews that my opinion isn’t exactly mainstream and I possibly may get some negative feedback from this post, but I’m compelled to write an honest review from someone who has a life limiting condition … Continue reading Me Before You | Film Review | Honest perspective written by someone with a life limiting condition
Welcome to the first installment of many blog posts I have in mind on the matter of recruiting, managing, appreciating and knowing your rights as an employer of Personal Assistants via the Direct Payments scheme here in the UK. CLICK HERE for more information on what the Direct Payments Scheme entails In this blog I’m not holding back any punches, we are diving head first into the type of workable relationship you want to have with a person whom (let’s get real here!), is going to be very involved in your day-to-day life and needs to get to know you, … Continue reading Personal Assistants 101: Mutual Respect Speaks Volumes