A few days ago I wrote a post called “What do you think?” I had contacted a local attraction to tell them that my son was not able to use the toilet there and that we had been left with no choice but to leave, despite having driven for 40 minutes to get there. I was… Continue reading When someone just doesn’t care.
I have never had any interest in buying something because of the logo. I do like to buy the children properly fitted shoes but I don’t think Clarks counts when people talk about branded goods. I also admit to being rather proud that my teenage son has no interest in buying things with a large logo splattered… Continue reading Maybe a logo does matter.
I wrote something along these lines on the customer feedback form of a local attraction. “We visited your attraction in April but were unable to stay do to there being no accessible toilet facilities with a changing bench and a hoist. My son is able to use the toilet but can only do so with… Continue reading What do you think?
Today has been insightful, emotional and exhausting. It has also been fabulous and will hopefully help to enlighten many more people as to just how vital it is to have fully accessible toilets with a bench and a hoist. Without these facilities many people, including Adam, simply cannot use the toilet. What impact would that… Continue reading What Does One Wear On TV?
I am very pleased to announce that I will, after all, be able to renew my “friends” membership with my local theatre. This morning I have received confirmation that they will ensure that people who need a bench and hoist will be able to use the toilet after the major refurbishment! “We’re absolutely committed to making… Continue reading Good news! Hall for Cornwall!
If you use social media you have probably seen a picture of a child with disabilities lying on a toilet floor. I am sure that the mere sight of the pictures ignited strong feelings. There are always many comments on these photos. Most are from people who are horrified to learn that this happens. They… Continue reading When this is the best option you have.
So we have celebrated that someone cared. Cornwall Services listened and understood. They told my son that he matters. It feels fabulous! Local press have been fantastic at highlighting what this means. The article in The West Briton was really well written and positive and I hope that other businesses will read it and understand what it… Continue reading Still so much to be done