Announcing the app paving the way for Changing Places users experiences with the aid of modern technology, thanks to the Derby company passionate about dignity and equality. Continue reading Revolutionary New App for Changing Places Users!
Follow our family for an impromptu accessible and fun-filled day out in Manchester City Centre! How accessible is it? Where will we end up?
This blog post is in collaboration with Hotels.com Continue reading Accessible Family Day Out in Manchester
An innovative introduction of how Changing Places toilet facilities are unknowingly bridging the gap in aiding disabled parents out and about in their daily lives. Continue reading How Changing Places benefit parents with disabilities
A long awaited update on our journey to source an accessible home and an unexpected opportunity to tackle the hidden housing crisis. Continue reading Eye-opening statistics and a Hopeful progression #ForAccessibleHomes
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!
Did the title grab your attention? No, it wasn’t clickbait. No, I’m not being dramatic and no, there isn’t another way out of this vicious cycle that I haven’t spent 14 years trying to make work to improve my situation. “ My name is Fi, I’m a 30 year old Mum of 2 little girls living in Bolton, Greater Manchester and I was born with an extremely rare, progressive muscle-wasting condition. I am totally dependant on a powerchair to mobilise, am completely non-ambulatory (unable to walk) and need help with most aspects of daily life. Including toileting. “ Maybe that … Continue reading I Risk My Life Everytime I Venture Out | #FitToBurst
On Saturday 26th May 2018 I attended a surprise birthday meal with extended family for my nephews 16th. They choose to book a very posh Indian restaurant in Walkden, Manchester called The Purple Lounge. We had a wonderful time and … Continue reading Why I was #FitToBurst *LIVE* on Facebook!!
Tuesday 20th February 2018 is a landmark day in the lives of people with thousands of various profound disabilities and chronic illnesses to where toileting out in public is either impossible or vastly undignified. Today could mark the day accessible … Continue reading Changing Places Campaign | How 1 Mum’s Petition is Changing Lives!
(Title Image: Lady stick figure desperate for the loo, + wheelchair symbol = Changing Places toilets) This post is part of a series focusing on Changing Places, in collaboration with Muscular Dystrophy UK’s #FitToBurst Campaign. It might be helpful to read PART ONE FIRST!👍 Where we left off in Part 1, I had been referred to a Urologist to discuss the ins and outs of what it will take for me to undergo unnecessary surgery for a Suprapubic Catheter (aka SPC). Fast forward 4 months to November, I was seen at Royal Bolton Hospital. Before I go into what was said … Continue reading Changing Places Campaign | #FitToBurst Part II | When Doctors Don’t Listen
(Title Image: A Changing Places accessible toilet. Large space that includes; a toilet, ceiling track hoist and adult size adjustable changing table) For 250,000 disabled UK residents, going to the toilet is a military operation. Only you never hear … Continue reading Changing Places Campaign | #FitToBurst – Putting my health on the line due to inaccessible toilets