Category: Carers

Package holidays for disabled travellers

A holiday is a chance to recharge and unwind. While many look forward to their holiday right from the initial planning stages, for disabled travellers it can be a time of great stress and anxiety. Finding somewhere that caters for individual requirements can be difficult. Chartwell Insurance, a completely independent insurance broker that offers specialist […]

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A powered wheelchair is a necessity for child development

Wheelchairs are a lifeline to those whose movement is impaired, giving them freedom and independence. But for children it is especially important as the ability to interact with their surroundings is an integral part of their development. Experts say that under-fives need to be able to explore the world for themselves. Apparently children who are […]

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Caring for someone with a mental illness

Caring for someone with a mental illness can be both rewarding and challenging. A challenge¬†which can be more varied than for other carers, with unpredictable symptoms and varying levels of care and assistance required. Depending on the illness and its seriousness, the help and support provided by carers, friends and family can be vital when […]

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Playgrounds for disabled children

Like all children, disabled children have a right to learn and have fun through play. Chartwell Insurance, a completely independent insurance broker that offers a specialist, caring service for disabled customers, has compiled a guide to some accessible play areas throughout the UK for children with disabilities. National charity KIDS, in conjunction with Hertfordshire County […]

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