The very nature of the best preserved medieval castle in Britain makes it tricky to improve accessibility but now the ground floor is accessible to wheelchairs. Manx National Heritage have put wireless buttons in to open glass doors. These keep in the new heating so you are warm in the shop and the ground floor… Continue reading
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/
Our Island Nation In celebration of Our Island 2018 the IBW Association is holding a photography competition entitled Our Island Nation We want photographs in black and white only, to show our Island Community at work rest and play and also showing we come from all walks of life. The images can show ages, emotions,… Continue reading
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
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
There is currently an empty allotment plot at Ballabeg that would be ideal for a disabled person, or it could be worked jointly between the members of a group of disabled persons.Should one of the Associations of Disabled Persons on the Island chose to take it over,there would be no charges. For more information, contact… Continue reading
Crossroads Care At Home service has been recently established to provide home care in tailored packages to support those that wish to remain at home to do so. For more information tel: 673103, email firstname.lastname@example.org, visit www.crossroadsiom.org? or look out for the leaflet.
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 email@example.com 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
The Workshop Manager Peter Hindley is looking for donations of old candle ends for recycling in the workshop. If you have an ornamental jar or glass to display them in that is even better. Tel:Peter on 620149 for more information.
There are still spaces for basketball for all abilities at the NSC. For more information tel: 688588. Located at Groves Road, Douglas, IM2 1RB.