If you learned that an older child was being made to wear nappies, even though they were able to use the toilet, what would you think? Would you be appalled? Would you be horrified at their parents? Would you expect social services to step in and “save” that child? Surely no child should have to live like that?… Continue reading Some things are just wrong.
Did you hear the one about the boy who took his own toilet to a theme park? No, it isn’t a joke. It actually happened. It was the only way this boy could “go” when at the theme park. Flambards theme park in Helston, Cornwall, was always Adam’s favourite place to go. He cannot stand or… Continue reading Flambards, almost the best day of the week.
Many who need a Mobiloo have sadly never heard about it. It is definitely not to be confused with a Malibu. You might be unhappy if you ordered a Malibu and got a Mobiloo. But that disappointment would be nothing compared to ordering a Mobiloo and getting a Malibu. Because THIS is a Mobiloo! You park… Continue reading What Is A Mobiloo?
Sand and wheelchairs may not go together, but sand, wheelchairs and an amazing pony and carriage really do! Meet Simon and his pony Obama. They made magic happen on Perranporth beach for Adam and for several other children. We live relatively close to some of the best beaches in the country but have not been on… Continue reading One Perfect Day.
If you don’t try, nothing will change. For too long I made excuses and avoided the difficulties but it was not the right thing to do. Not for my son. Not for other disabled people. And not for all who will follow. All disabled by poor facilities – in this case toilets. Many might wonder… Continue reading Thank You, Dear Zoo.
It is an odd term. I have always cared for my family, even before having a child with higher than usual care needs. “Carers” are people I can pay to come to my home to help support my son and to support me in caring for him. Then they go home to eat in peace, relax,… Continue reading Family Carers.
“This is how it has always been done” often just means that nobody has questioned whether it is working, let alone asked if it could be better. When people question the standard and are told “it meets the minimum requirement” does it really mean that things are okay? Or might the standard be too low? Document M (the legal… Continue reading Time for Change.