Some people within the North East have bravely told us the barriers they face when trying to access leisure activities and holidays and we hope to change those experiences do you have a story please get in touch.
This customer came on board after seeing our advert on Facebook for our Sit to be fit program. She stated at the beginning she wasn’t sure if she wanted to participate as it was on video and she has no confidence and very self-conscious. She has since signed up to start the seated exercise next
Read about our free Sit to be Fit exercise classes in Independent Living (click to view). Many thanks to Independent Living for their support
Mum who struggled to book wheelchair-friendly holiday sets up business to make sure everyone has access to a break
Read about how Tailored Leisure Co was started and why in the Shield Gazette (click to view)
If you missed it Why not listen to my story and about our services with Lisa Shaw from BBC Newcastle last week and get involved in our unique leisure services or give us your views on short break services.
Over the years I have struggled to find the perfect holiday for Ewan and my other 3 children, resulting in us going for places that didn’t cater for Ewan and him having to sit and watch the other enjoy themselves. The accommodation was terrible either not access for Ewan as Ewan is unable to get
Leisure and short breaks need to be a better for everyone no matter your disability we all want to have fun
My son Alex, who is 13 years old, he is very reluctant to be involved in any kind of leisure services because he has a very slight build and is bullied when in group situations, so prefers solitary sports like swimming and use of slides at Haven Point Swimming Pool. He is diagnosed with Klinefelter