Sponsor a Stay Review by Kate Stanforth

This September, a project I’d been organising for several months finally took place.  Sponsor a Stay was set up to enable disabled adults and their carers a residential respite break at the picturesque Calvert Kielder, an outdoor retreat in Hexham.  I was

Why I’m Celebrating Being Disabled by Kate Stanforth

With Disability Awareness Day recently taking place, I’m exploring some of the positive lessons I’ve learnt from my disability and learning to celebrate being disabled.  Different is the New ‘Normal’ A poem which changed my perspective was ‘Welcome to Holland’

Millions Missing by Kate Stanforth

Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME), commonly known as ‘Chronic Fatigue Syndrome’, affects around 250,000 people in the UK and between 15-30 million people worldwide.  Leaving 25% of patients housebound or bed-bound, it’s classified by the World Health Organisation as a Neurological disease

Unwind at Calvert Kielder

Getting away from it all can be a precious commodity.  If you or a loved one has a disability, taking a much-needed break can be essential to your wellbeing.  Allied Mobility is delighted to team up with Sponsor A Stay

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