Disability, health, Lifestyle, travel

Hotel owner offers refund to disabled customer but only if he keeps quiet about stay. 

Selma Begum, General Manager of the Villa Mentone Hotel on the Isle of Wight has been recorded in saying she will offer Simon Sansome a journalist and disability campaigner from Leicester a partial refund if he keeps quite about his stay in the hotel.      In a shocking recording the manager can be heard explaining that in return for his silence she will issue… Continue reading Hotel owner offers refund to disabled customer but only if he keeps quiet about stay. 

Disability, Education, elections, health, Lifestyle, local authorities, london, mental health, NHS, Politics

The government is taking advantage of the disabled community and their carers by paying them ‘30p an hour’ or the equivalent to 30 Haribo fried eggs.

The only way policy would change is if you don’t care for your loved ones, and the government knows this. New Zealand parliament passed a new law, paying a main carer £12 an hour pay if they care for a relative with a mental health issue or disability. New Zealand are leading the way as… Continue reading The government is taking advantage of the disabled community and their carers by paying them ‘30p an hour’ or the equivalent to 30 Haribo fried eggs.

Disability, Education, health, Lifestyle, london, podcast

Dan White – “We reach out to families not to tell sad stories but funny stories, we sit in Costa and talk about poo and wee for an hour and it’s great fun”.

TV presenter, comic book creators, disability campaigner and radio host, Dan White talks to Simon Sansome on Podcast “While Disabled’. 12 years ago Dan and his wife Aimee had a beautiful baby girl called Emily. Only to be told and given a leaflet that Emily was diagnosed with Spinal Bifida. With no support and no… Continue reading Dan White – “We reach out to families not to tell sad stories but funny stories, we sit in Costa and talk about poo and wee for an hour and it’s great fun”.

Disability, Education, health, Lifestyle

Ignorance is bliss as a picture really does say a thousand words.

Ability Access is the largest most read dedicated Facebook page in the UK and so we get a lot of comments, views and opinions, which is great as it raises awareness of all disability. In one video recently reposted we were raising awareness of the lack of access in a Travelodge. In the commentary I… Continue reading Ignorance is bliss as a picture really does say a thousand words.

Disability, Education, health, local authorities, mental health, NHS, Politics

Disability is the national crisis ‘We are being culled.’

By Simon Sansome People in the UK who have a disability are facing a  national crisis thanks to this Conservative government. They are causing a culling of the disabled community.    The government has admitted that nearly 8,000 people died within six months of being rejected for a crucial disability benefit. New figures reveal 7,990… Continue reading Disability is the national crisis ‘We are being culled.’