Enjoy more with Motability

August 12, 2021Blog
Our Virtually Speaking themed talks on Zoom have proved popular with our members: evaluation shows that 100% of respondents would recommend them to other amputees and their families. Last month, we were joined by Delia Ray, Harry Morgan-James and Robert Parker from Motability Operations who gave an informative talk about the Motability Scheme. They explained [...]

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 [...]

Wheelchairs and your Personal Wheelchair Budget

June 22, 2021Blog
Find out More Each month, the LA organises a busy diary of ‘Virtually Speaking’ Hub Chats, themed talks and events through Zoom – so you can feel supported and connected from the comfort of your sofa!  Thank you to Sue Harris and Monica Sampla from AJM Wheelchairs who joined us to give an informative talk [...]

Thank You Again – Volunteers Week 2021

June 14, 2021Volunteer Visitor
As part of Volunteers’ Week 2021, the Limbless Association are proud to be celebrating the work of our wonderful team of Volunteer Visitors. Volunteers’ Week is an opportunity for charities across the UK to thank volunteers and celebrate the impact they have on our communities.  Volunteers are vital to the success of the Volunteer Visitor [...]

Thank you to our wonderful team of Volunteers

May 28, 2021Volunteer Visitor
Find out More Volunteers’ week provides the platform for organisations across the country to celebrate the important role of volunteers. The Limbless Association will be celebrating the difference volunteers make to the charity and thanking our wonderful team of Volunteer Visitors for their time and dedication during this year’s Volunteers’ Week, which runs from 1-7 [...]

Join our Team!

May 27, 2021Careers
Exciting nationwide opportunities to join our growing team at the Limbless Association.  Further developments with our Volunteer Visitor programme and the nationwide expansion of the LA’s Support and Connect Outreach project see us looking for new team members who are ready to make a significant contribution to supporting our community. The work we do is [...]

Simrah, Jennah and Fatima’s Triathlon Triumph

May 26, 2021Fundraising
An enormous thank you to Simrah, Jennah and Fatima Adam and their family who have helped to raise £4,120 for the Limbless Association.  The family had already taken part in a challenging Tough Mudder, raising £1,650 for the LA after we helped their uncle Mukhtar – who is now one of our Trustees.  On 27th [...]

Sarah and Anna’s Three Peak Challenge

May 18, 2021Fundraising
Good luck to sisters Sarah and Anna Dyche who are taking on the Three Peak Challenge to raise money for the Limbless Association.  On Saturday 22nd May, the pair will be attempting to climb Ben Nevis, Scafell Pike and Snowdon within 24 hours. The three mountains have a combined height of 11,178 feet / 3,407 [...]

Tips to boost mental wellbeing

May 14, 2021Step Forward
At an anxious time for many, we ask counsellor Angie Hobson for her insights. As a Specialist Counsellor in Amputee Rehabilitation, what services do you provide? My remit is flexible and based around the needs of the patients referred to the service, their partners and close family members and also the demands of the service. [...]