Disability, My Life

Hiring Carers: Round 7 – The One with the Treasure Chest

Hello, my fellow bloggers! NOTE: All names have been replaced with women’s names from Once Upon a Time. Here we are again. Round seven of hiring a new PA. Unfortunately, Ruby has resigned favouring travel for the next few months and so, I have been on the hunt for a new PA to join my… Continue reading Hiring Carers: Round 7 – The One with the Treasure Chest

Disability, My Life

Disabled people struggling to hire carers & PA’s — My life Kerry’s way

I can relate to this post on my life, Kerry's way in many ways, especially during Covid, I have struggled to find PAs to hire. I really hope things improve soon for everyone. This is a subject that doesn’t seem to disappear within the disabled and elderly community – the struggle to hire carers or… Continue reading Disabled people struggling to hire carers & PA’s — My life Kerry’s way

Disability, My Life

Hiring Carers – Round 6: The One with the Butter Cream Cake

Hello! Here we are again. I am in need of two brand new PAs/carers to assist me at home and at University. Back In July, after a year of being my PA, both Arianna and Penelope both handed in their resignations. I was sad about this as we all worked as a good team, but… Continue reading Hiring Carers – Round 6: The One with the Butter Cream Cake

Disability, My Life

Hiring Carers – Round 4: Is there a golden eagle?

Hi everyone, here's a new update on my carers. Returning home from University, I began the hunt for new PAs to assist me in my life post-University. Sabrina had handed in her notice on my last day at University due to commuting issues. Then there was Hermione, who stayed a few weeks into the summer,… Continue reading Hiring Carers – Round 4: Is there a golden eagle?

My Life, Student Life

My Final Undergraduate Adventure at De Montfort University Leicester Pt 1

As the new year approaches, I finished I now reflect on my third year at De Montfort University Leicester, starting with my first mission. Recruiting a new PA team for the academic year. This, unfortunately, was followed by an emotional turmoil that I suffered through the summer, a few weeks prior to the start of the… Continue reading My Final Undergraduate Adventure at De Montfort University Leicester Pt 1

Disability, My Life, Student Life

My Ask Jules Undergraduate Experience – Part 1

Coming to the end of my undergraduate experience, I thought I would share my overall experience with Ask  Jules while studying at undergraduate level. My knowledge of them began when I went to an open day at Southampton Solent University and another disabled student made me aware of the organisation, Ask Jules. The organisation assists… Continue reading My Ask Jules Undergraduate Experience – Part 1

Disability, My Life, Student Life

Hiring Carers – Ding Ding. Round 3

The new academic year at De Montfort University is here once more. This time I'm going into my third year... Once again, the search was on for a PA/carer to assist me through the third year and hopefully shape my experience throughout the academic terms 2018-2019; so, I am able to graduate at the end… Continue reading Hiring Carers – Ding Ding. Round 3