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Disabled Living

Description

Disabled Living is a registered charity that helps people with disabilities to enjoy greater independence.They are a leading provider of disability equipment advice and services to help Disabled People live independent lives. 

They provide the following services:

The Disabled Living Centre houses the largest permanent UK display of equipment for easier and independent living where people can see and try products.

Training for professionals and informal carers. Topics address most aspects of disability, such as Moving & Handling; Equipment - Choosing and Using and Safety Issues; Continence - Bladder and Bowel Management; Disability Awareness, Disability and Employment.

A national confidential helpline which provides unbiased information and advice in relation to continence products and services to the general public, healthcare and social care professionals and the commercial sector.

A mail order service for disposable and reusable products.

Employment related services aimed at smaller businesses and organisations to help them make ‘reasonable adjustments’ to meet Disability Discrimination Act requirements.

Community Activity – Disabled Living also reaches the community it serves via outreach work and information, provided to a range of organisations through presentations, information days and exhibitions.


Who to contact

Telephone
0161 607 8200
0161 607 8201
E-mail
info@disabledliving.co.uk
Website
www.disabledliving.co.uk
Notes
  • These are free events, there is no waiting list.
  • Visitors free entry tickets are available to download from the website approximately 6 weeks prior to each event www.kidzexhibitions.co.uk or contact the organisers who will be happy to post one out to you, or simply register on the day.

A Sensurround room facilities is available for hire at Redbank House  see link: http://www.redbankhouse.com/

For dates and locations of our Kidz events follow the link below: http://www.disabledliving.co.uk/Kidz/Welcome

 Or contact the organizers Disabled Living on 0161 607 8200 info@disabledliving.co.uk


Where to go

Name
Disabled Living, Burrows House
Address
10 Priestley Road
Worsley
Manchester
Postcode
M28 2LY

Inclusion Information

Wheelchair Access
Yes
Supports special needs and disabilities
Yes

Other Details

Facilities
  • Disabled Facilities
  • Sensory Room
  • Quiet Area
  • Secure setting

Local Offer

Contact Telephone
0161 607 8200 / 0161 607 8201
Contact Email
info@disabledliving.co.uk

General Extended Local Offer Response

Eligibility criteria for your service and any priority groups 
  • Disabled Living, a registered charity, organise four of the largest, FREE UK exhibitions totally dedicated to children with disabilities and special needs, their parents, carers and the professionals who work with them.
  • Over 120 exhibitors offering information on mobility, funding, seating, beds, communication, access, education, toys, transport, style, sensory, sports, leisure and much more.
  •  A full programme of FREE CPD seminars will run alongside each event.
  • Children are welcome to come along, try out the equipment and products, join in the fun and features and participate in the sporting activity.

 

Do you operate a waiting list? 
No
Staffing arrangements 
Able to assist children/young people to access all activities and services
Staffing arrangements details 
You can access information for the above by attending the event and talking to the experts within the field.
Staff training to support children/young people with SEND 

Again we have experts on hand at our events who can advised on all aspects of SEND.

How do you communicate with your service users? 
Learning events
Communicating with service users details 
Kidz exhibitions.

Last Updated
23/05/2018
Keywords
support groups, information, help, advice, special needs, special educational needs, learning disabilities, learning disability
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