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Disabled Living is a charity which provides impartial information about equipment (assistive technology) and services for disabled adults, children, older people and the professionals who support them .

CPD Courses and Workshops Available

  • Risk Assessment Introduction

    Training Course | Disabled Living

    Disabled Living

    A course to focus delegates on the importance of managing risk when moving and handling. Delegates will be reminded of relevant legislation and guidance and the responsibilities of employers and employees. Delegates will learn how to carry out a detailed risk assessment on the introduction and review doing a risk assessment on the update.

  • Kidz to Adultz North CPD Seminar Programme

    Seminar | Disabled Living

    Disabled Living

    Kidz to Adultz North offers a full programme of free presentations covering CPD and hot topics; e.g. sleep support; educational needs. The programme is put together following on from feedback from visitors who attend the events. The presentations are delivered by experts in the relevant topics.

  • Moving and Handling People Safely

    Training Course | Disabled Living

    Disabled Living

    A 1 day course with teaching surrounding the legislation involved in manual handling and the principles for safe moving and handling of people; involving risk assessments; problem solving and practical techniques.

  • Manual Handling

    Training Course | Disabled Living

    Disabled Living

    5 day course open to medical professionals that have responsibility for carrying out manual handling risk assessments and training. This extended course is designed for workers with an experience of moving and handling people together with a responsibility for training others in safer handling skills.

  • Trusted Assessor

    Training Course | Disabled Living

    Disabled Living

    A “Trusted Assessor” when trained will be able to assess for and prescribe a simple solution or a basic piece of equipment to meet the needs of an individual living with a disability.

  • Moving & Handling Update for Trainers and Assessors

    Training Course | Disabled Living

    Disabled Living

    The format and content of this training day reflects the latest information; equipment and professional guidance available. This includes new guidance on legal cases and what it means to training.

  • Moving & Handling Children with Challenging Behaviour

    Workshop | Disabled Living

    Disabled Living

    The workshop will cover information on conditions that cause challenging behaviour such as autism: pathological demand avoidance etc. including current research and thinking. The triggers that can give rise to the behaviours and how the behaviour manifests. There will be a practical element including manual handling looking at strategies to manage challenging behaviour.

  • Kidz to Adultz Middle CPD Seminar Programme

    Seminar | Disabled Living

    Disabled Living

    Kidz to Adultz Middle offers a full programme of free presentations covering CPD and hot topics and issues aimed at parents; carers and the professionals who support them. The programme is put together following on from feedback from visitors who attend the events (professionals working in the field of disability; parents carers etc. see list below). The presentations are delivered by the experts in the relevant topic.

  • Kidz to Adultz South CPD Seminar Programme

    Seminar | Disabled Living

    Disabled Living

    Kidz to Adultz South offers a full programme of free presentations covering CPD and hot topics and issues aimed at parents; carers and the professionals who support them. The programme is put together following on from feedback from visitors who attend the events (professionals working in the field of disability; parents; carers etc.).

  • Moving and Handling Children

    Training Course | Disabled Living

    Disabled Living

    This course explores the Moving and Handling of children in community and hospital settings. There is a practical problem solving approach by using equipment and techniques tailored for those working with children or for those assessing their Moving and Handling needs.

  • Kidz to Adultz Scotland

    Seminar | Disabled Living

    Disabled Living

    This event offers a full programme of free presentations covering CPD and hot topics. The programme is put together following on from feedback from visitors who attend the events (professionals working in the field of disability; parents carers etc.)

  • Advanced Moving and Handling for Therapists

    Workshop | Disabled Living

    Disabled Living

    To give practical useful tips and tricks to aid the safer handling of patients but to also encourage health care professionals to think about the use of moving and handling equipment and aids in a different way. In by doing so they will promote functional rehabilitation of the patient thus ensuring patient centred care is at the heart of the process.

  • Kidz to Adultz North

    Seminar | Disabled Living

    Disabled Living

    Free to attend events dedicated to children and young adults with disabilities and additional needs; their parents; carers and all the professionals who support them. The events comprise of an exhibition of equipment; products and services; which enables visitors to update their knowledge on equipment; products and services; access information on alternative funding streams etc. It also offers a full programme of free presentations covering CPD and hot topics and issues. Presentations are aimed at parents; carers and the professionals who support them. The programme is put together following on from consultation and feedback from visitors who attend the events (professionals working in the field of disability; parents carers etc); liaising with our healthcare professionals and their network of professionals.

  • Kidz to Adultz North

    Seminar | Disabled Living

    Disabled Living

    Free to attend events dedicated to children and young adults with disabilities and additional needs; their parents; carers and all the professionals who support them. The events comprise of an exhibition of equipment; products and services; which enables visitors to update their knowledge on equipment; products and services; access information on alternative funding streams etc. It also offers a full programme of free presentations covering CPD and hot topics and issues. Presentations are aimed at parents; carers and the professionals who support them. The programme is put together following on from consultation and feedback from visitors who attend the events (professionals working in the field of disability; parents carers etc); liaising with our healthcare professionals and their network of professionals.

  • Kidz to Adultz Middle Seminar Programme

    Seminar | Disabled Living

    Disabled Living

    The Kidz to Adultz events are free to attend events dedicated to children and young adults with disabilities and additional needs; their parents; carers and all the professionals who support them. The events comprise of an exhibition of the most up to date equipment; products and services; which enables visitors to update their knowledge on equipment; products and services; access information on alternative funding streams; Kidz to Adultz Middle also offers a full programme of free seminar presentations covering CPD and hot topics and issues. Presentations are aimed at parents; carers and the professionals who support them. The programme is put together following on from consultation and feedback from visitors who attend the events (professionals working in the field of disability; parents carers etc;) liaising with our healthcare professionals and their network of professionals. The presentations are delivered by the experts on the relevant topic.

  • Kidz to Adultz South 2018

    Seminar | Disabled Living

    Disabled Living

    The Kidz to Adultz events are free to attend events dedicated to children and young adults with disabilities and additional needs; their parents; carers and all the professionals who support them. The events comprise of an exhibition of the most up to date equipment; products and services; which enables visitors to update their knowledge on equipment; products and services; access information on alternative funding streams; and much more. Kidz to Adultz South also offers a full programme of free to attend seminar presentations covering CPD and hot topics and issues. Presentations are aimed at parents; carers and the professionals who support them. The programme is put together following on from consultation and feedback from visitors who attend the events (professionals working in the field of disability; parents carers etc); liaising with our healthcare professionals and their network of professionals. The presentations are delivered by the experts on the relevant topic.

  • Kidz to Adultz Wales & West - Seminar Programme

    Event | Disabled Living

    Disabled Living

    These events are free to attend; dedicated to children and young adults with disabilities and additional needs; their parents; carers and all the professionals who support them. The events comprise of an exhibition of the most up to date equipment; products and services; enabling visitors to update their knowledge and access information on alternative funding streams. It offers a full programme of free to attend seminar presentations covering CPD and hot topics and issues. Presentations are aimed at parents; carers and the professionals who support them. The programme is put together following on from consultation and feedback from visitors who attend the events (professionals working in the field of disability; parents carers etc. see list below); liaising with our healthcare professionals and their network of professionals. The presentations are delivered by the experts on the relevant topic.