Human relations play an important role for many people. When it comes to love and relationships the specific ideas about it can differ a lot. People with disabilities are no exception in this case. What did they experience? How does online dating work for them? And what is life like as a lesbian woman with a disability? Get to know all this in our Topic of the Month January: Love and relationship.
Whether fur, feathers or bristles, whether only on a visit or as an assistant in a therapeutical setting – animals often have a positive effect on people, no matter whether with or without a disability. This impact can be used with purpose, for example to mobilize people with dementia again. What kind of role a pig can play in this context and what a pony has to do in a hospice, you will get to know in the current Topic of the Month February: Animal helpers.
Everybody of us could have a disability. For not every impairment is perceptible for others. This often also has social consequences. What is life like for a young woman who deals with language and communication in university and job life, but also lives with aphasia? And how does everyday life of a mother with Multiple Sclerosis and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder look like? Get to know more in our Topic of the Month March: Living with an invisible disability.
Whether at home, in a nursing home or a hospice – people in need of care should always get the best care possible. Thereby, carers have to pay attention to individual factors like a different cultural background for example. REHACARE.com shows why this is so important by the example of some culturally sensitive projects in our Topic of the Month April: intercultural care.