Category: Awareness Days/Weeks

Healthcare Science Week

We are currently in ‘Healthcare Science Week’ (March 6th – 15th), the goal of this week is to promote and celebrate the advancements in all branches of healthcare including medicine, treatment and technology. One of the most important aspects of healthcare science that is occupational therapy and professional care....

6000 people become carers in the UK every day

The 21st of November is Carers Rights Day. The goal of this day is to help both new and experienced carers and increase the general understanding of the needs of carers. What people often overlook is that when people become carers, crucial parts of their lives are impacted. For...

Child Health Day

Today is Child Health Day, the purpose of this day it to improve people’s knowledge and understanding on how to protect and facilitate a safe environment for children as they grow up. This includes how to appropriately treat children who have conditions or illnesses that could limit them physically...

Lupus Awareness Month Blog

October is Lupus Awareness month; the focus of this event is to improve the understanding of this illness for both the general public and health professionals. Lupus is an incurable immune system condition most commonly occurring in females following childbirth that can be mild to severe and affect any...

International Ataxia Awareness Day

The 25th September is International Ataxia Awareness Day; the purpose of this day is to improve people’s understanding of this uncommon disease. Ataxia can occur at any point in a person’s life; its severity and progression can vary greatly. Ataxia stems from damage to the cerebellum, the section of...

Arthritis Awareness Month

September is Arthritis Awareness Month; the main objective of this month is to increase people’s knowledge and understanding of the condition with the hope that it will facilitate better treatment in the future. There are over 10 million people who have Arthritis or a similar condition in the UK...

World Wellbeing Week

June 24th-28th is ‘World Wellbeing Week’, the purpose of this week is to highlight and celebrate the work of charities, professional carers and practitioner. Another key objective is to increase general awareness of all the different and important forms of wellbeing: physical, emotional, social, financial, community, career and environmental....