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How coronavirus impacts a care home

Lesley is the service manager at our Gloucestershire House service in Cheltenham. She talks about the difficulties around testing, changing the perception of social care and the impact coronavirus is having on the care home.

Adapting to life in lockdown

Susan talks about the changes to everyday life during coronavirus lockdown. She also looks at how her role has been adapted so she can continue to support our Bells Piece service in Surrey.

Podcast: Non-visible disabilities and the media

In the latest episode of The Disability Download, we explore the representation of chronic illness, particularly women with chronic illnesses and non-visible disabilities, in the media. We catch up with artist and illustrator Mimi Butlin, blogger...

Staying busy during lockdown

As the UK goes into lockdown, Emma talks about how she is finding the experience. She shares her worries around her medication being out of stock and how communities are coming together to support each other.

Staying connected during social isolation

Emma tells us about her experience of social distancing and isolating during the Coronavirus lockdown. She shares her thoughts on social media and how she's using this time to focus on her hobbies.