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How Hobbies Can Help People With Learning Disabilities

Sport has been shown to have profound benefits for people living with mental health issues such as anxiety and depression by reducing the levels of stress hormones found in our body and instigating the production of endorphins.

Naturally, this begs the question; could these same benefits apply to people living with learning disabilities?

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The Challenges of Relationships for People with Learning Disabilities

For people living with learning disabilities, it can often be hard to maintain or even start a relationship as a result of the personal and social challenges many encounter.

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What does living with ADHD feel like?

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a specific form of psychiatric disorder encompassing a number of symptoms which affect a person’s behaviour.

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The Differences between Mental Health Illnesses and Learning Disabilities

Mental health illnesses and learning disabilities are two types of conditions which can have profound effects on a person’s life; however, there are some distinct differences between the two

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What does living with Autism feel like?

Over 700,000 people are currently living with some form of autism in the UK alone, making it an incredibly widespread issue and one which needs to be understood.

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Registered Residential Care Explained

‘Residential Care’ allows a person to stay in a dedicated home which is registered with the Care Quality Commission where they are provided with professional support, usually over extended periods of time.

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Keep Doing what Works - Dealing with Anxiety

In this blog, we’ll be covering a way of thinking which can help you cope with the unsettling feelings of anxiety and improve your quality of life as a result.

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How can the NHS Improve Mental Health Care?

In this blog post, we will be covering a number of key ways in which the NHS can improve its provision of care for people suffering form mental health illnesses.

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How Day Care Support Can Help Your Family

Day Care Support is a service available from many providers which can help both the person being cared for as well as their friends and family.

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