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Webinar replay: Online Art Workshop

If you’d like to watch a replay of last week’s Online Art Workshop, please click below. We’d love you to take part in the Flourish At Home Art to Fundraise Postcard Project. Please click

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Supporting spiritual needs, individual abilities and gifts

As we continue on our journey of connecting disabled people with local churches and communities, it is timely to reflect on Livability’s rich past and promising future. Our rich past Livability is

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Danny’s holiday gift reunites families

When Danny heard his holiday with his dad had to be cancelled because of the pandemic, he decided to turn a negative into a positive.  Dad Fred says: ‘I told Danny that we’d be unable to get away

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Rebecca completes epic walking challenge

We’re celebrating Rebecca’s achievement of completing a 5000–metre walking challenge within 25 days, overcoming disability barriers to raise vital funds for the charity.   Rebecca,

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Trusting that what we bring is enough

Corin Pilling reflects on the new pressures on community leaders generated by the pandemic and offers some simple, practical self-care responses. He also looks back on his work at Livability and announces

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Exceptional care transforms Scott and his family’s life

Livability started caring for Scott, a disabled young man in North Wales, after his previous care provider was underperforming. In just a couple of months, his family has seen transformational results,

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Enhancing care during coronavirus

Social care has been in the headlines for weeks, as the coronavirus pandemic swept the UK. Care services and staff – including Livability’s – have been tested and stretched like never before. While

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Mr Higgins – the disability inclusive body coach

Simon Higgins, Head of Physical Education at Livability Victoria School, is combatting a lack of at-home sports activities for disabled people with online ‘Mr Higgins’ videos. From a small start in

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Walking it: Rebecca contends with cerebral palsy to tackle 2.6 Challenge

When is one step a giant step? For Hexham resident Rebecca, one step is small in distance but huge in effort – and Rebecca has pledged to walk not just a few steps but 200.6m every day for The 2.6 Challenge,

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Considering kindness, with Emma

In honour of Mental Health Awareness Week, Emma Browning – Livability Wellbeing Programmes Manager, based at Livability Holton Lee – is offering top tips for considering kindness. At Livability

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