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Communication is key – Making the most of assistive technology at Livability Treetops

Learning to use assistive technology can smash communication barriers for disabled people, allowing the person to use social media or their smart phone to stay in touch with family and friends. Livability

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The Livability difference

New manager Viren Vythilingum joined Livability from the commercial sector, his first experience of working with a disability charity. He manages Livability Anvil House, a residential home for adults with

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Residential care home in Edgware judged to be Outstanding by CQC

CQC visited Livability Brookside House, a residential care home in Edgware on the 22 July 2019. CQC judged the service overall ‘outstanding’. In particular, CQC identified the service as being outstanding

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Gemma’s royal commendation for her work in disability sport

The arrival of her mail changed a regular morning into a red letter day for Bournemouth resident and former Victoria Education Centre student Gemma – when she opened an invitation to a royal garden party

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Livability services put their party shoes on

2019 has been Livability’s year for throwing a big party, with three residential services celebrating decades of care and support for disabled adults. All three services celebrating big birthdays –

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Sports for all – getting active at the pool and on the pitch

With physical activity known to be vital for physical and mental health and wellbeing, disabled people supported by Livability are not content with sitting still. With the London Marathon coming up fast,

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The action men that take on extreme sports

Nothing cheers up February like planning a holiday. Richard had always dreamed of an extreme sports holiday but didn’t think it would be possible. Until staff at his residential care home produced

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What it means to be a Support Worker – Karl shares his story

From disco dancing, singing at Asda, or trips to Blackpool – the life of a Livability support worker is never dull. Karl is a Support Worker with the Livability Conwy team, caring for two women with

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Beer, Bruno and Brackley: bring it, says Livability litter group

When Livability Brackley started a litter picking group to support the local community, they weren’t expecting it to lead to free drinks – and Frank Bruno. The group goes out regularly to tidy the

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Getting the best out of life with Direct Payments: how Livability’s support makes a difference

Accessing your care and support through direct payments is a completely new – and often scary – landscape for someone who has been supported in residential care most of their life. It can also be a

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