Top tips to help you sleep better

July 21, 2021Virtually Speaking
Getting enough sleep is important for your mental, physical and emotional health – but there are many factors that can disrupt your sleeping patterns and keep you up at night, including the current hot weather.  Psychological specialist Kim Lyons recently gave a Virtually Speaking themed talk on the science of sleep, including useful tips and [...]

Get Moving with the Keep Moving Project

July 16, 2021Blog, Virtually Speaking
On Tuesday 20th July at 7pm, our friends at the Keep Moving Project are running an evening session of their popular online seated exercise class on Zoom, exclusively for LA members as part of our Support & Connect Virtually Speaking Programme.  This exercise programme has been specifically designed for amputees and is based on pioneering [...]

Support and Connect Virtually Speaking: Six Successful Months

June 29, 2021Blog, Virtually Speaking
Find out More When Covid restrictions began, the LA had to suspend our popular Support and Connect face-to-face Hubs in limb-fitting centres in Essex, Bristol, Manchester and Hull. Thanks to funding from the Coronavirus Community Support Fund, distributed by The National Lottery Community Fund, we were able to move this much-needed support online. With this [...]

The Importance of having a Wheelchair

May 6, 2021Virtually Speaking
Join us on Thursday, May 27th at 11am for our latest Virtually Speaking... event. Sue and Monica from AJM Wheelchairs will be on hand talking about why it is important for amputees to have a wheelchair. It's often something some forget about and Sue and Monica will be explaining why you should have one, your [...]