My Accessible Home

The four videos in our My Accessible Home series show the personal stories behind the often technical housing debate around the importance of accessible and wheelchair homes in the UK. The stories in the series describe the challenges of finding an accessible home but then detail exactly what living in an accessible and adaptable property can mean.

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Alan Milner

Alan describes the difficulties he faced when finding a home that met the long term needs of his family.

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Alan Milner and accessible design

Alan Milner’s calls for accessible housing to be placed firmly on the nation’s agenda. Describing the great importance of accessible and easily adaptable housing to his family’s quality of life and the value of inclusive design in the wider built environment, Alan shows us how his beloved Charlton Athletic Football Club have got it right.

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Chris McNamara

Habinteg tenant, Chris, explains that finding a wheelchair accessible home that fulfils his needs has been key to maintaining his independence.

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Rebecca Page

24 year old Habinteg tenant, Rebecca, explains the importance of her accessible home to her as a young person leaving university and also talks about her frustration at the delays to getting vital adaptations from the local authority.

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