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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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Archbishop of Canterbury supports launch of Livability’s new mental health workshop for churches

At Lambeth Palace on Friday, Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby supported the launch of Livability’s initiative to help churches respond to the challenge of mental health in their communities. At

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Me, my family and brain injury

Livabilty Icanho’s skilled support means there is hope for the Glass family after dad Tony’s stroke When Tony arrived at Livability Icanho, he was not in a good place physically or mentally.  Tall

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A conversation with Katherine Welby-Roberts – Live Well Together

In the lead up to the launch of Livability’s Live Well Together, the new workshop to explore mental health, we spoke to Katharine Welby- Roberts, author and mental health advocate. Katherine talks about

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Let’s live well together: one church explores our new mental health resource

Churches are frequently on the frontline when it comes to supporting people experiencing mental ill health, something which motivated primary school teacher and church leader Alex Povey to try out Livability’s

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More faith, more joy, more love

Over the August bank holiday we joined the ONE event, a Christian festival organised by the Ground level network of churches, held on the Lincolnshire showground each year. This year around 4,000 people

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Livability Flourish garden wins Britain in Bloom Neighbourhood award

Our Flourish Garden at Livability Holton Lee has won a Britain in Bloom Neighbourhood award and been classed as Outstanding! The Flourish Garden is a wellbeing project on our Holton Lee site that invites disabled people

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Self-care and wellbeing: Healing our Relationship with Self

On October 10th in London, we’re supporting Sanctuary Ministries in a special event on the topic of self-care and wellbeing; Healing Our Relationship with Self. Therapist, researcher, and Liturgist

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