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‘Everyone deserves respect’ – Livability Manager Ivan shares what inspires him about care work

People join Livability’s outstanding staff team for many reasons, but Ivan Etherington must be one of the few for whom a cat played a part in his decision. He explains: ‘I’d come for the interview

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5 Christmas stocking fillers every marathon runner needs

Livability is proud to have over a great team of people running the Virgin London Marathon next year, in support of the charity. As December gets underway, every London marathon runner’s training plan

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A Christmas reflection – together, life’s more livable

As we embark upon the week of Christmas and the celebration of the birth of Christ, we consider the words of the Christmas carol ‘Oh Holy Night’. “The King of Kings lay thus in lowly

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A Dementia Inclusive Church Guide: Travelling Together

As Dementia Action Week draws to a close, Charlotte Overton-Hart, Livability Dementia Associate, shares reflections on what it means to live with dementia and ways we can work together to to respond to

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A new angle on Happiness: Livability launch a new wellbeing and community building resource

Giving happiness a new angle and helping churches tackle anxiety and social isolation was the order of the day at a community event this week. Hosted by Livability and attended by church and community

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A Royal Visit: HRH The Princess Royal visits Livability for The Princess Royal Livability Awards and Official Opening of the national office

HRH The Princess Royal and Livability Patron made a special visit to Livability’s national office on the Greenwich Peninsula this week for The Princess Royal Livability Awards. Held on 23 February 2016,

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A tribute to Pamela Kingsbury Farrell-Tredinnick O.B.E

It is with great sadness that we share with you the news that Pamela Kingsbury Farrell-Tredinnick O.B.E, a true friend of Livability and a committed disability campaigner, has recently passed away. Pamela

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Ability Sunday date for 2018 announced

Livability has announced the date of 9th September for this year’s Ability Sunday – an all inclusive day that welcomes the gifts of all. Livability is calling churches UK-wide to join together

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Ability Sunday is the 10th September – A day to celebrate everyone’s gifts

At Livability, we believe everyone has strengths, talents and gifts to share. Churches and communities are richer when everyone is taking part. This Sunday 10th September, is Ability Sunday. Livability

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All in tune – Singing that grows wellbeing

Community choir and singing guru Gareth Malone has shown that singing is good for the soul. Singing is certainly something that chimes with people at a Livability North London care home. Ask people who

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