I was blown up in Iraq in 2003. I was left paralysed and bladder & bowel incontinent. Disability really can and does happen to anyone. However, I had one good arm left and was able to manage my bladder and bowel needs very well using Conveen sheaths and rectal irrigation along with anal plugs. Life… Continue reading Iraq War Veteran, Changing Places user.
Right now, I am not entirely sure what went wrong to leave a child with a costs order against him. But I have some good people who are helping to unravel it. People who believe 100% that we were right to bring the case. People who know that it should have ended differently. People who… Continue reading Thoughts on the Flambards case.
For a long time campaigning for Changing Places facilities has felt like an endless uphill battle, with no hope for change. But change is coming! However, it will not happen without all supporters of the Changing Places campaign taking action. Simple action, nothing radical, and nothing that even requires you to leave the house. Will… Continue reading What can YOU do?
One month ago I lost my biggest supporter, my greatest cheerleader, and my hero. And I feel as though nothing will ever feel right again. The man who made sure that I grew up to believe in myself is no longer here to tell me that I can achieve anything. No longer here to reassure… Continue reading Loss.
You might have seen us on the news, or heard us on the radio, discussing the legal action that is being taken against our local theme park, Flambards, in Helston, Cornwall. They advertise using the slogan “The best day of the week” and it almost is, unless, like my son, you need a toilet with… Continue reading Why my 11 year old served court papers to Flambards theme park.
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.