Heatwaves really do hit disabled people hard. It’s a shame there’s wasn’t time for me to share more tips but it’s awesome to get this message out there on the BBC. So, here’s the link and I’ll pop some more tips up too! Evaporation cooling works well with a spray bottle of water. Just mist…Continue reading How to survive a Heatwave.
Advice and coping strategies for Key workers and front line staff by Jo Southall, Independent Occupational Therapist
Please note that in order to book an appointment, you will be asked to read and sign the following statement as part of your initial paperwork. Data Protection: Please be aware that by sending back the completed form you are consenting to your data being securely stored and processed by myself, (Jo Southall, Independent Occupational…Continue reading Terms & Conditions for OT Appointments
Throughout my Occupational Therapy training and my short but already meaningful career I’ve heard two key phrases in relation to OT. ‘Holistic’ and ‘Client centred’ .. even as students who struggled to explain exactly what being an OT involved we all knew that we had to practice holistically and be client centred . So, we…Continue reading The Problem with Pain Scales
**The product discussed in this post was provided to me for free in exchange for an honest review. The Buff has been reviewed honestly and accurately to the best of my ability. For more details please read my disclaimer** When the good folks at KitShack kindly offered me the chance to review one of their products, I…Continue reading Buff Thermal Hoodie by KitShack – Review
This is a quick review of the Crenova 12MP 1080P HD Infrared Game & Trail Camera with 120°Wide Angle Night Vision and a 2.4 inch LCD Display. I was lucky enough to get one of these as an early birthday present (thanks Addz and family) and I’ve had it set up in the back garden…Continue reading Crenova Trail Camera Review
I purchased this via amazon ”Trixie Waist Belt” so that I could walk dogs from my wheelchair or on crutches without getting hopelessly tangled. I have tried various methods like tying leads to my chair, carabiners, leads looped over my arms but all of them had the same flaw. The leads were either too long…Continue reading Trixie Jogging Belt for Hands Free Dog Walking