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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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Livability services put their party shoes on

2019 has been Livability’s year for throwing a big party, with three residential services celebrating decades of care and support for disabled adults. All three services celebrating big birthdays –

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Building wellbeing in our services – views from support workers

Wellbeing is something we talk about a lot at Livability – because when people tell us they’re feeling good about life, we know we’re providing the right sort of care and support for them. Building

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All needed and valued: Ability Sunday opens doors to everyone

We all need each other, and everyone has a part to play, was the clear message at one Northamptonshire church where they celebrated Livability’s Ability Sunday with a packed congregation. Ability Sunday

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Beating the barriers: James’ employment journey

Being disabled can mean you face more barriers, obvious and hidden, that pose no problem for people without a disability. Statistics on employment, for instance, show that disabled people are consistently

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Celebrating National Co-production Week

During National Co-production Week, which runs from the 1st – 5th July, we take a look at what how our services are celebrating. As an organisation we are committed to co-production and how we can

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An Ability Sunday message from Justin Welby, Archbishop of Canterbury

Join me to celebrate Ability Sunday. Help remove the barriers that disabled people face in church. Ability Sunday is an invitation to mark a day of inclusion and participation in churches, with special

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Bev’s volunteering story

During Volunteers Week we hear from a range of volunteers that really do make it all add up for the people that use our services and Livability as a whole. The week is a chance to celebrate the work they

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Closure of Livability’s Victoria Children’s Home in Poole

On 2 May 2019, Ofsted suspended the registration of Livability’s Victoria Children’s Home in Poole. At the time, eleven children with significant special needs, including some with complex medical

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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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