Useful External Links 2019-02-07T15:59:42+00:00

Useful External Links

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Overview

Equlity Act 2010 (taken over from Disability Discrimination Act )

PDF of Equality Act 2010 (251 pages)

Mindfulness – Headspace online or on Android or Apple App

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder – various links:

MyFitness Pal – online and mobile App – calorie counting approach

12 Tips for a successful diet – NHS website

Food Allergies

Wheelchair Users – Factsheet

Wheelchair Voucher Scheme

Highway Code for Mobility Scooters – booklet

The law on use of powered wheelchairs and mobility scooters including explanation on Class 1, 2 & 3 vehicles

Motability for Scooters or Wheelchairs

Everything you need to know about mobility scooters

Shopmobility

Wheelfreedom – short term hire & home delivery of wheelchairs and powerpack

Preloved electric wheelchairs

The recruitment of disabled employees

Employment & Support Allowance

Access to Work provides assistance with finding and maintaining disabled people at work

Disabled Students’ Allowances

Disabled Employment Advisors & assistance with finding work as a disabled person

Richard Hirstwood’s YouTube video ideas

Example of sensory garden for older people

Sensory loss especially sight see The Thomas Pocklington Trust – Practical Guidance

Combined hearing and sight impairment – Information from The Thomas Pocklington Trust

Dementia Services Development Centre (University of Stirling) lots of information including training, housing and much, much more.

Online Virtual Care Home with drawings of different rooms and pointers to how to make life easier for people with memory difficulites.

Online Dementia Enabling Environments (Australian) – Excellent resource for families – similar to the above but specific to people living at home

Book: Designing Outdoor Spaces for people with Dementia  where to buy

Book: Designing Interiors for People with Dementia 4th Edition where to buy

Book: 10 Helpful Hints for dementia design at home – Easy to read guide for carers of people with dementia

Book: Lighting and Lighting Design for people with Dementia 

Free download: Telecare and dementia: using telecare effectively in the support of people with dementia

Assistive Technology to buy to help people with dementia from www.ATDementia.org.uk 

Free download: Home Solutions 2

Free download from the National Housing Federation: Dementia Finding Housing Solutions

Dementia and Visual Impairments including hallucinations from Thomas Pocklington Trust

Inclusive Design Toolkit – Cambridge University 2015

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