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  • service user Pam Duffil talking to support worker in the lounge area at Victoria House

    We promote the involvement of families, and seek to involve service users in every decision that affects their lives

  • Male service user singing with support worker playing guitar in Shinewater Court music room

    Each of our services provides a range of amenities, activities and training opportunities to develop new and existing skills

  • male service user sitting with support worker by the small walled garden in Victoria House

    Staff are committed to respecting service users as individuals and supporting them to achieve their potential

  • Close up of service user Will Dye in Ernest Kleinwort Court

    We are committed to developing person centred plans to maximise service users' independence

News & Events

Off the wall

Disability-Lifestyles-Jane-Percy-House-CardioWall (1) Jane Percy House has hosted a 'thank you' afternoon for Tyne and Wear Community Foundation following a grant to purchase a CardioWall, providing challenging and fun interactive games and workouts.

ConnectAbility appeal gets the right signal

Disability-Lifestyles-EKC-032016_(4) The Disabilities Trust is delighted to announce that Vodafone have donated £1000 to the ConnectAbility appeal, which will be used to buy assisted technology equipment for service users at Ernest Kleinwort Court.

Fundraising elves visit Market Place shopping centre

Disability-Lifestyles-EKC-092015_(3).jpg The Disabilities Trust gets into the festive spirit and raises money for #ConnectAbility at ‘Dress as an elf on the 12th’ event.

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Part of The Disabilities Trust, Disability Lifestyles provides specialist services for physically disabled people with complex and high dependency needs. We have 30 years’ experience in tailoring quality support packages for individuals, to enhance their independence and deliver cost effective outcomes in a person-centred environment.

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Case studies

Service user Angela in lounge area at Shinewater Court

Angela Woodhams thought she would never cook a meal again after being paralysed down her left side, but staying in our assisted flat at Shinewater Court in Eastbourne completely changed her mind.

The flat is packed with the latest assistive devices for people with disabilities. Working with occupational therapists, Angela tried out lots of different equipment specially designed for people with disabilities to see what worked best for her.

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