One bad day for you, is groundhog day for some.

Why does one mum wetting herself at a railway station raise huge news and social media interest, yet hundreds of thousands of disabled people in that same situation every day does not even raise an eyebrow? Why is it less newsworthy if a disabled person who cannot stand or walk soils themselves than when an able-bodied… Continue reading One bad day for you, is groundhog day for some.

What is a Changing Places toilet?

Quite simply, it is a toilet with extra space and two extra bits of equipment to assist those who cannot just get themselves onto a toilet. No big deal, just a hoist to lift a person from their wheelchair and an adult sized changing table to change pads or to sort clothes and switch to a toilet sling… Continue reading What is a Changing Places toilet?

5 Things I’d Change About Cornwall

I love living in Cornwall, but there is a big problem with it – it is soooo far away from the rest of the country! So I would move it a little closer to the rest of the country! Lands End. If you follow my blog you will know that there is no love lost… Continue reading 5 Things I’d Change About Cornwall

The poor, dear “fully disabled toilet”.

This is part of a response from a business I contacted to discuss the need for toilets with a hoist and changing table. “I am afraid that we don’t currently have a toilet with a hoist and adult changing bed but we do have a fully disabled toilet.” Yes, that is the problem! Your toilet is fully disabled -it… Continue reading The poor, dear “fully disabled toilet”.