Falls Prevention For Elderly People At Home

Care Provider Falls Management Programme enables a 97% reduction in falls Key Statistics: Over one million older people fall at home each year Falls are the most common cause of injury for over 65s The Good Care Group Falls Management Programme enabled a 97% reduction in falls within nine months …

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Rio Olympics Paralympics Ad

Making a follow-up to a successful ad campaign is always a daunting task. It’s especially daunting when that ad is Meet the Superhumans – the multi-award-winning spot that helped transform perceptions of the Paralympics in 2012 and attract the highest viewing figures for coverage of the Games in a decade. …

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How Assistive Technology is Changing our lives

In 2015, non-profit Sun Sounds of Arizona is still giving out functional, 80s- looking radios to listeners after more than 30 years on the airwaves. Geared to help people with disabilities, volunteers from the organization read everything from the Wall Street Journal to Playboy aloud. But the tide is changing …

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27 Proven Tips and Resources for caregivers

Here are 27 tips to take care of persons with Disability. Kindly follow them. 1. Call the disabled people by their names. Generally people have a habit of calling the disabled words like ‘Deaf Man” “Blind Man”. This demeans them but when approaching and addressing them use their names when …

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Programming code Good for Persons With Disability

Licensees had been given enough time to comply with the new code which had been published in the Kenya Gazette in December 2015. A new programming code for free-to-air radio and television broadcasting services in Kenya came into force at midnight on July 1. Communications Authority of Kenya (CA) director …

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Shocking Revelations about Disability

About six hundred million people live with disabilities in the world and 80% of this total lives in low income countries. As in most developing countries in the world, many disabled people in Kenya live in poverty and have limited opportunities for accessing education, health, and suitable housing and employment …

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World Most Inclusive Airline

Why can’t people in wheelchairs travel with the same dignity as everyone else? My name is Bella Tipping; I am 13 years and I want to put the challenge to the major airlines to see who will consider becoming the worlds first inclusive airline. As fleets are upgraded, please be …

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9 Apps and Resources to Learn American Sign Language

Learning to sign is easier than ever, thanks to the Internet. The visual language, designed to aid the deaf or hard of hearing, is a set of gesticulations and hand movements that correspond to the spoken word. There are numerous ways to learn American Sign Language (ASL) outside the old …

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Kenya Government is taking us for a ride

I have gone though this years’s budget and I can confidently say, WE Got Raw Deal. We got just 1.5 billions. Here is an extract from CS Rotich Budget Speech Equity, Poverty Reduction and Social Protection for Vulnerable Groups ’39. Social safety net programmes have grown significantly over the years …

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Hillary Clinton on Disability

Hillary Clinton’s call to raise the minimum wage for disabled Americans who earn pennies per hour has families and caregivers fiercely debating whether the real benefit of the jobs comes from pay or an intangible sense of self-worth. The lower pay, permitted by a policy in place since 1938, has …

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