1st Rainbow Scouts Group

Published on: Author: Disability Networks

This rainbow/scouting group has been set up – “We believe everyone is entitled to fun and adventure, regardless of ability. We provide support for young people with disabilities and additional needs so that they can fully participate in Scouting and experience new things which enrich their lives”. Check out https://www.facebook.com/1strainbowscoutgroup/

Changing Place Toilet at the Manx Museum

Published on: Author: Disability Networks

The island’s first accessible Changing Place toilet is now open at the Manx Museum, offering safe and clean toilet facilities for people with multiple and complex disabilities. The new facility provides A sizable changing room for disabled people and carers Height adjustable changing bench Overhead powered track hoist (users bring their own sling) Adjustable washbasin… Continue reading

British Red Cross offering equipment loans for Island visitors

Published on: Author: Disability Networks

For more information contact British Red Cross, Isle of Man Business Park, Cooil Road, Braddan or tel: 01624 639310 – ideal if you have friends or relatives visiting who need aids to help them enjoy their stay. Loans include self-propelled wheelchairs, transit wheelchairs(pushed by someone), childrens and bariatric wheelchairs. Commodes can be loaned but there… Continue reading

Wheels 4 All Leadership Training

Published on: Author: Disability Networks

Manx Sport and Recreation are looking to facilitate a ‘Wheels for ALL Leadership Training’ course for anyone wishing to help out with this initiative! Email zoe.crowe@gov.im   The course is aimed at teachers, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, health professionals, cycle leaders, disability organisations, coaches, young leaders, volunteers and parents. The course is both practical and theoretical.… Continue reading