Disabled Living Has A Number of Services You May Not Know About
As you may know, Redbank House is part of Disabled Living. Disabled Living has many different parts of the organisations and has changed a lot within 119 years! The charity began in 1897 and has developed 5 main sections of the organisation. Take a look below to find out a little bit more about Disabled Living and what we can provide for you.
About Disabled Living
Disabled Living is a charity that focuses on providing impartial information and advice about equipment for children, adults and older people and the professionals who support them.
The Equipment Showroom has a permanent display of equipment to be viewed and tried. The service offers impartial advice about items that can help someone keep their independence. To book an appointment please call 0161 214 5959. Occupational Therapists will be available so that you can choose the right equipment for you.
The types of items you are likely to find at the centre are stair lifts, wheelchairs, baths and toilets, beds, kitchen equipment and much more.
Disabled Living provides a comprehensive training programme. The training is for professionals and carers. The training team offer a flexible approach to training – which helps to meet individual and organisational needs.
The types of training courses will range from Moving and Handling courses to Trusted Assessor courses. Many of these are accredited by the Open Awards and provide a great chance for someone to update their CPD.
Kidz to Adultz Exhibitions
The Kidz to Adultz exhibitions are free events organised by Disabled Living. There are currently 5 events all over the UK. The events are for children and young adults with disabilities and additional needs. The event also aims to support their parents, carers and professionals who work with them.
The Kidz to Adultz exhibitions are a great way for companies to showcase their product range and change someone’s life. As well as it being an amazing opportunity for families and professionals to see what is out there.
Bladder & Bowel UK
Bladder and Bowel UK (BBUK) have a team of dedicated experts who can provide advice and support to help manage any kind of incontinence, bladder or bowel related issue. The helpline at BBUK is free and completely accessible. The team provide support to patients, health care professionals and anyone who requires further information and support.
Our premises used to be the base for Disabled Living’s head office. However, now Redbank House is has sensory rooms and accessible training rooms.
If you have any questions regarding any of these services please call: 0161 607 8200.