Taking care of a partner with a disability can be a labour of love

Perhaps the most overlooked people in the world of disabilities are not the people living with ds abilities but those living with them – the husband or wife who take cares of their loved one. They are the family carers who devote so much of their lives doing all sorts of things which can include … Continue reading Taking care of a partner with a disability can be a labour of love

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Wheelchair partners – from ‘my rock’ to hard places

  Wednesday’s question about staying with a partner who used a wheelchair was quite enlightening with a much greater response than expected. And, while the ‘research sample’ was not representative of society as a whole, it certainly brought out some personal tales of love and others of sadness. I am not a researcher or a … Continue reading Wheelchair partners – from ‘my rock’ to hard places