Jim

Jim’s story was originally part of my book “Being a Support Worker” I have many stories about Jim, he taught me more than anyone I’ve ever known.   Jim is a whirlwind, a person with supernova levels of energy and joy, passion and enthusiasm. I started working with Jim when he was finishing school, he … More Jim

Sagamihara: an indication of how Japan views people with disabilities

On 26th July at 2:30 am police were called in a town in Japan called Sagamihara, Satoshi Uematsu a former worker in the Tsukui Yamayuri En (Tsukui Lily Garden) care home for people with disabilities entered and murdered 19 residents with a knife and injured numerous others. He claimed it was a mercy killing, that … More Sagamihara: an indication of how Japan views people with disabilities

Being a Support Worker

My first book is now available on Kindle, very pleased to finally have this out, you can purchase it at a very reasonable price here Being a Support Worker Based on 15 years experience working with people with Learning Disabilities, this book shows what I have learned and how this can help others.

Coping with Complex Behaviours.

  Anyone who has worked with people with Learning Disabilities, Autism, Dementia, Mental Health or children (with or without disabilities) will have come across some behaviour that challenges. Many professionals are now phasing out the term Challenging Behaviour to be replaced by Complex Behaviour, which certainly applies for learning disabilities and Autism. Complex Needs is … More Coping with Complex Behaviours.