Flying with dementia: Why the UK needs dementia friendly airports

  • 14 Oct, 2016
  • Franki Napolitano
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Last month, it was announced that London Heathrow is set to become the World’s first Dementia Friendly Airport. This will mean all 76,000 staff will be trained to help passengers with what is referred to as a ‘Hidden Disability’, mainly dementia.

What is dementia?

The term dementia refers to symptoms experienced as a result of disease to the brain. It can present itself in several ways, the most common being memory loss, and difficulties with communicating and problem solving.

The effects of dementia can range from the person becoming frustrated and confused by seemingly normal day to day activities, to having to rely on a loved one or carer to look after them when they can no longer do said activities, or even remember who they are. Read More


Using Airports with Sensory Impairments

  • 24 Nov, 2015
  • Franki Napolitano
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Navigating your way through an airport can be intimidating at the best of times; large crowds with multiple conversations at once and rows of flickering,  fluorescent flight boards can be a bit much for some. But what about those that those that don’t, or can’t experience these things? How different is the journey through an airport for a passenger that is hard of hearing or visually impaired? And what do UK Airports do to support those with Using Airports with sensory impairments?

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20 Must See Ridiculous Reviews!

  • 20 Nov, 2015
  • Franki Napolitano
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We’ve all read them; complaints about a hotel, beach or attraction that seem too ridiculous to be real. We’ve also all seen those memes with witty captions to make a point, or get a laugh…

Well, we love both of these internet crazes, and so have put together 20 Must See, Ridiculous Reviews! Using our own memes with the hilarious comments we came across, we have created the perfect procrastination for a Friday! 

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Places to visit in Northern France

  • 11 Nov, 2015
  • Luc Horncastle
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As a country in general, France has a lot to offer for people of all ages. With an estimated 17 million British visitors a year alone, it is fair to say it is an extremely popular tourist destination. Given this fact, we thought you might like to take a look at the following list to explore a variety of places to check out across Northern France; with a range of activities including historical events and live performances in stadiums there is something for all types of holidaymakers!  

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