Making your home a better place to live with macular disease

A common concern for people who have macular disease (MD) is how the condition might make it harder to carry out daily tasks and live in their own home. But with the right support, some changes and adaptations, most people with MD can and do continue to enjoy living independently at home. In this brochure […]

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Making your home a better place to live with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease COPD asthma and other respiratory diseases

A common concern for people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), asthma and other respiratory diseases is that difficulties in breathing will restrict their ability to carry out ordinary daily tasks and so remain living in their own home. But with the right support, some changes and adaptations to the home, plus use of equipment, […]

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Making your home a better place to live with arthritis

A common concern for people with arthritis is that loss of strength, grip and mobility, together with pain and fatigue, will make it increasingly difficult for them to live independently at home. But with the right support, some changes and adaptations to the home, plus use of equipment, most people with arthritis can and do […]

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Living with Rheumatoid Arthritis

Information about rheumatoid arthritis and different approaches to tackling the condition.

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Realities of Independent Living Supported housing design manual and case study

Case study of Smith Court in Liverpool, a supported housing scheme for adults with a physical impairment. The supported housing design guidance complementing this case study can be purchased by contacting Simon Hiscock, Habinteg’s Communication Officer on 020 7822 8729 or shiscock@habinteg.org.uk

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Shopmobility

Shopmobility is a scheme that lends manual wheelchairs, powered wheelchairs, and powered scooters to members of the public who have limited mobility, so that they can shop and visit leisure and commercial facilities within a town, city, or shopping centre, The website has a directory of these services

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New Provisions of the Disability Discrimination Act 1st October 2004

Explanation of the new provisions of the Disability Discrimination Act, providing that from November 2004 the definition of disability will include progressive conditions such as Multiple Sclerosis, HIV, and cancer.

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New Provision for Older People with Learning Disabilities

An introduction to the characteristics and needs of an emerging group to be provided for in developing new housing and services for older people. This includes extra care. Fzctsheet 3

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