Risk, it’s a challenging word and subject to discuss and manage within Health and Social Care environments. This half day course by Iain Bolton, Registered Nurse and Specialist Moving & Handling Advisor aims to explore the professional attitudes towards risk in relationship to patients and service users and how we as professionals look at risk as a positive development in promoting independence of those in receipt of care and those providing it.

To find out more please click on the following link: Positive Risk Taking in Health & Social Care.

One Day Moving & Handling Course

We are delighted to announce a One Day Moving and Handling of People Course provided by specialist Moving & Handling Advisor Iain Bolton, Well Handled Ltd, is aimed at those working within the Health & Social Care Sectors as a general introduction or update on the safer principles of handling and use of handling equipment and the associated importance of risk assessment and duty of care.

To find out more please click on the following link: One Day Moving and Handling of People



We are delighted to announce that the Disability North Golf Day 2018 will take place at Hexham Golf Club on Friday 18th May 2018.

Hexham is a traditional, parkland golf course with stunning views over the meeting of the North and South Tyne. It has regularly been listed as one of the best in the country.

We are looking for teams of four to compete in an 18-hole golf game. All participants will enjoy a breakfast roll, BBQ, hospitality and refreshments at a half-way house, breath-taking views of the Tyne Valley and the opportunity to win some fantastic prizes.

To find out more about taking part please click here: Disability North Golf Day 2018.

Come along and explore the latest products and technologies for blind and partially sighted people and the Low Vision Road Show.

The Road Show takes place on Thursday 12th April 2018 between 10.00am and 2.30pm at Disability North, The Dene Centre, Castle Farm Road, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE3 1PH.

For further information about this event call Dolphin Computer Access on 01905 754 577.

To view a leaflet with more details about the day please click on the following link: Low Vision Road Show.