Pub quizzes are all the rage at the moment as the nation looks to occupy itself and here at Disability Partnership Calderdale, we’re hooked. Here’s our latest quiz, which is entirely nature based. There are no prizes – why not play with a relative or friend you are living with, or over the phone with … Continue reading PUB QUIZ 7 (Nature) – Have a Go!
Having seen many of the amazing art responses to Covid-19 that people have been displaying in their windows, the organisers of the Brighouse Arts Festival wanted to find a way to boost community art work in the borough. Therefore, for the whole length of June, the new Creative Art Challenge is open for submissions. A … Continue reading Brighouse Arts Festival launches Art Challenge
Throughout the Coronavirus outbreak, the BBC's In Touch radio programme has done great work informing the blind and visually impaired. Below are the most recent episodes - each episode also includes a full transcription, available on the episode's individual web page. Guide Dogs and Guide Runners Guide Dogs director Peter Osborne talks waiting lists and … Continue reading In Touch – BBC Visual Impairment Programme
Pub quizzes are all the rage at the moment as the nation looks to occupy itself and here at Disability Partnership Calderdale, we’re hooked. Here’s our latest quiz, which is entirely sport based. There are no prizes – why not play with a relative or friend you are living with, or over the phone with … Continue reading PUB QUIZ 6 (Sport) – Have a Go!
The website Disability Horizons is an excellent source of news and information for people with disabilities, they also have a well stocked shop and a really helpful newsletter. Mish Choudhury has just put together this selection of exercise videos, for them, aimed at people with a range of disabilities. 1. Joint exercises It is vital … Continue reading Lockdown exercise videos for all disabled people
If you need some ideas and inspiration there are some 10 minute workouts from NHS and loads of ideas on the Active Calderdale Staying Active page for everyone, some 10 minutes and lots longer. Marie the Active Workforce Lead, has done a couple of 10 minute videos: https://youtu.be/aHlwCBZ4Ea8 Staircase workout https://youtu.be/HyRyi8XRAD8 No equipment arms and … Continue reading 10 Minute NHS and Active Calderdale Workouts
Pub quizzes are all the rage at the moment as the nation looks to occupy itself and here at Disability Partnership Calderdale, we're hooked. Here's our latest quiz. There are no prizes – why not play with a relative or friend you are living with, or over the phone with someone you’re keeping in touch … Continue reading PUB QUIZ 5 – Have a Go!
This is a good round-up of practical advice and information from Active Calderdale (Calderdale Council) on outdoor activities in the area. We are all spending more time at home, distancing ourselves from large gatherings, or generally changing our routines. It can be easy to lose motivation to be active. At times like these, it is … Continue reading Advice on Outdoor Activities in Calderdale
Tracey from Lead the Way has been busy organising some virtual activities for people with learning disabilities to take place on Thursday 14th May and Thursday 21st May, both at 1pm. She is also arranging movie days/nights where people watch a film or a tv programme together. If you are interested in any of these … Continue reading Lead The Way – Craft & Movie Sessions
Things to do while staying at home during COVID 19 - Children and Families. Compiled by Sector Support Calderdale This is a great list with lots of variety to keep kids (of all ages) busy, entertained and educated! Government Department for Education Details of online education resources for home educationBBC Bitesize Government recommended daily lessons … Continue reading Things to do while staying at home for Children and Families.