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Feeling blue? Take on the Livability 5 day happiness challenge

Feeling Blue? You’re not alone. The beginning of the year can be challenging for many of us as we navigate the cold and dark. Corin Pilling offers three things you can do to help lift your mood in winter. At

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My brilliant life after brain injury: Trisha’s story

‘I was such a mess! In my head I was scared, worried, and I had no money. Life was just dreadful.’ So says Suffolk resident Trisha, speaking about the days and weeks after she was knocked off her bike,

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Tired of Resolutions? Learn last year’s lessons whilst embracing the new

As we start the new year, Corin Pilling, who heads up Livability’s church partnerships team, reflects on the opportunity the new year gives to both reviewing and planning ahead.   A very Happy

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Walking away from injury: Zara’s story

Walking from John O’ Groats to Land’s End – more than 1,000 miles – is quite a challenge. When Zara Dyer decided she was going to attempt this feat, she had a few barriers to cross – including

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Driving home for Christmas

We all love a heartwarming story at Christmas. Mandy Nixon, who manages Livability Treetops high-dependency residential home, tells us: ‘I have a new maintenance man, Stewart, who has offered to work

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Christmas, a story of unexpected welcome

This Christmas, Livability is proud to partner with Lifewords, an organisation that shares the message of the Bible around the world. What do you expect this Christmas? The usual people, the usual food;

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Livability says a big Christmas ‘thank you’

Staff at Livability’s National Office got their Christmas spirit on this week by taking part in the charity’s annual telethon, ahead of Giving Tuesday on 2 December. Teams at National Office, whose

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New Livability research tackles communication barriers

Assessing a profoundly disabled person’s spoken language comprehension can present barriers, when the test relies on physical movements, such as pointing or verbal answers.  New research, pioneered

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Livability Icanho rehabilitation centre launches the UK’s first Vector Body Weight Support System used for brain injury

This week, Livability Icanho welcomed Her Royal Highness Princess Anne and special guests to the official launch of a specialist piece of rehabilitation equipment. Livability Icanho have enhanced their

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Sand, sun and sea: why wellbeing comes in waves

Living near the beach is a dream for many people. Like those who live at Livability Dolphin Court, our Essex residential home for disabled adults, who enjoy expansive sea views from their flats on the

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