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Resources to help you make a difference to your neighbourhood. You can read all of our latest articles below, or click here to read more about our work →

Q&A with film director Joe Stephenson on his forthcoming film about learning difficulties and friendship, called ‘Chicken’

Having recently written about and done a video blog on disability in film we thought we should let you know about a forthcoming film. The film is called Chicken and is about a teenage boy with learning

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Rallying round the rota – enabling those with dementia to remain on active service

Charlotte Overton-Hart works with the Community Engagement team on dementia. She is passionate about enabling those with dementia to continue participating in church and community life and contributing

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Recognising the gifts and purpose of all people – Disability and the Church

How many churches would encourage someone with a speech impediment to become a preacher and leader? Most would recommend a role behind the scenes. In church and in our society as a whole, disabled people

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Supporting people living with dementia to celebrate their faith journey – Livability launches ‘My Faith Matters’

For Dementia Action Week, Livability – the disability charity that connects people with their communities – have launched a new resource to support people living with dementia capture and celebrate

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Tailored Training to Help Your Church Become Dementia-Friendly

Livability has recently developed an innovative 4-day Dementia Friendly Church Training programme. This training programme forms one element of our ongoing initiative to equip churches with the knowledge

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Ten ways for your church to be more inclusive of people living with dementia

No two people experience dementia in exactly the same way. What may be a help for one person may not be for another. Dr Jennifer Bute – a keynote speaker at Livability’s ‘Creativity and

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The art of listening… is also the art of not talking

Being there for someone and really listening to them without feeling the need to come up with answers and solutions is something we can all struggle to do. Maggie Harding, who works with Livability’s

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The Art of Slowing Down – providing spiritual support to people living with dementia

Corin Pilling reflects on what he has learnt leading services in a care home. He shares the discovery that simple activities offered with time, patience and the opportunity to participate have the power

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The Greenbelt countdown

We know that what makes life livable is never down to just one thing. It’s the sum of many things. So as one of Greenbelt’s event partners, Livability is delighted to be bringing a number of activities

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The prayer diary

Join the growing number of prayer partners who support Livability. By sharing our joys and challenges, and bringing them to God on our behalf, you can be a part of what God is doing through Livability:

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