Sensory aids

This week we’re taking time out to look at some of the sensory aids that make life easier for people with sensory impairments, including those who are visually impaired, hard of hearing or deafblind. Deafblind awareness It’s currently Deafblind Awareness Week, which coincides with the birthday of that prominent 19th century deafblind activist, author and lecturer, Helen Keller. She was […]

Caring for carers

Next week (6th-12th June) is Carers Week and our focus will be on the millions of carers who make such vital contributions to our families and communities. There are an estimated 6.5 million carers in the UK, of all ages, and 1.4 million of those provide at least 50 hours of unpaid care per week. In the news Last month Age UK […]