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Making memories for life

Dying well is not easy to talk about but at Livability, we know what a difference good end of life care makes to families and their loved ones. Often this involves thinking ahead as someone’s illness

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Remember a Charity Week 2019

Livability are marking Remember a Charity Week from the 9th to the 15th September 2019 by asking people to pass on something wonderful and leave a gift to Livability in their Will. For over 100 years gifts

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Making the church family richer

As churches around the country prepare to celebrate Livability’s Ability Sunday this weekend, we talk to Revd Peter Homden, leader of an Anglican church whose approach to disability is ‘accommodate,

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Farah and Bethan’s Ability Sunday story

Livability’s Ability Sunday is all about celebrating the gifts and contribution that disabled people make to the community – but too often, they are not given the opportunity. Farah doesn’t let her

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Catching up with Cat and Fiddle riders

In the lead up to Rourkie’s Cat and Fiddle Cycle Challenge, we spoke to returning riders to find out what keeps them coming back for more, year after year. Rourkie’s Cat and Fiddle cycle challenge,

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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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Better together: how Gwenda’s gifts make a Welsh church complete

Gwenda is a busy and committed member of Emmanuel Church in Llandudno, where she has worshipped for 25 years. Bilingual in Welsh and English, Gwenda regularly gives the Scripture reading in the service,

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Ability Sunday – Simon’s story

This September Livability is inviting churches across the UK to join in unity to champion inclusion and participation in their community, with special consideration for the needs of disabled people. Ability

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Seeing the carer, seeing the person

With 6.5 million carers in the UK, caring is a reality which is likely to touch all of us who are part of a congregation. Even if people do not formally recognise themselves as a ‘carer’ they may still

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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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