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Balance for better – what does the care sector need?

The focus of this year’s International Women’s Day is all about better balance (#BalanceforBetter). Today we’re celebrating the vital contribution that women make delivering care services every day

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Meeting the people at York House – What Danny learnt from work experience

During July, Danny Kuhrt has joined Livability for a week of work experience. Working with The Communications and Campaigns Team, Danny’s first day saw him go to Livability York House for a ‘Share

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International Women’s Day – PressForProgress – is the experience of disabled women being heard?

Are disabled women identified as people with a disability to the exclusion of being acknowledged as women? As we celebrate International Women’s Day, we invite three women who use Livability’s services

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Talking Harry Potter, drama, relationships and inclusion – Becky Tyler on International Women’s Day

Becky Tyler is a young woman with lots to say. On her Twitter profile she describes herself as ‘Christian, teenager, eye gaze user, computer whizz kid, artist, gamer, actress, preacher, and nonverbal

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Welcoming the gift of others this Christmas – a Christmas reflection from Livability

“Here is the little door, lift up the latch, oh lift! We need not wander more – but enter with our gift.” These words from this lesser known carol describe the profound and deep call of Christmas.

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Preaching at Greenbelt – Becky’s message

15-year-old Becky Tyler impacted thousands of lives when she preached at arts, faith and activism festival Greenbelt earlier this year. Becky, who uses an electronic talker to communicate, took part in

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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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Building community connections is the secret of Hereford friends’ group success

The success of a friends group is not just down to the energy and commitment of the individuals who are part of it. It is also due to the strength of relationships – both within the group and with the

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Livening up your life together – how to refresh your team using curiosity, play and creativity

Groups, like people, can get tired and stale. As well as getting rest and refreshment for yourself, it may be time to shake up your meetings and find fresh ways of seeing those you work with – and

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A carer’s perspective – Ten ways churches can offer more support to carers

One in eight adults in the UK has a caring role, with about 6,000 people taking on caring responsibilities each day. Churches can offer practical support for carers, but don’t always know where to start.

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