Alongside the support we offer, there are other areas of your life that can improve your wellbeing and mental state. We provide basic support on these areas in our work, but these professionals and peers can come up with tailored plans to support you.
Diet and Nutrition
Rebecca Dent is a qualified dietitian and has 16 years’ experience working in the NHS, private practice and sport. Her experience includes weight management, heathy eating, Diabetes, autoimmune diseases, IBS, preventing malnutrition and maximising health and wellbeing through nutrition. Rebecca offers a free 15 minute consultation to see if her services are right for you.
Health and Wellness through herbs
Christine Cannon is a qualified herbalist with 25 years’ experience. Christine uses the medicinal power of plants to improve health and wellbeing. Her current passion is in the healing properties of CBD (cannabidiol) oil to alleviate many issues related to disability: pain, fatigue, spasms, stress, anxiety, low mood, hormonal imbalances and insomnia. Christine offers 1-2-1 consultations on what herbs and which dose can improve your health. She practices in the USA, where unlike the UK, herbalists are registred, and works online with UK clients.
Dom Thorpe’s is a Disability Fitness Instructor whose mum had MS and he realised how important exercise was for well being. Dom has a range of services from FREE online exercise videos, to in person support (South London). He is about to launch online live classes from as little as £10 a month to an online downloadable fitness programme and more. Please do get in touch with Dom to see how he can be part of your well being programme.
Kris Saunders-Stowe is a Disability Fitness Instructor who uses a wheelchair due to a degenerative condition. He is passionate about keeping disabled people fit and finding creative ways to make the most of your body. Kris knows personally how important exercise is – as well as impacting positively on his physical health, exercise also helps him cope with depression and improves his emotional wellbeing. Kris offers classes in Herefordshire but also sells exercise DVDs (£15) on his website. He also has a FREE Facebook Live class recording on his facebook page.
Sex and relationships: Enhance The UK is a user-led charity focussing on sex and disability. They have an e-book, a Love Lounge, a podcast on all this sex and disability related. Recently they have launched an online hub for disabled people for all things sex and relationship based. You can link to the Hub here
All-round support: Disability Horizons publishes articles on a wide variety of topics, all to support the aim of a world where disabled people live exactly as they choose to.
We would like to add some people here, get in touch if you fit the bill! Lifestyle or clothing consultant?