Sir Alex Fergusion opens disabled living centre

11th April 2012


Manchester United Manager, Sir Alex Ferguson took a time out of the world of football , Sir Alex was at the launch of the Disabled Living and Salford City Council to open their new £750,000 purpose-built, state of the art ‘Disabled Living Centre’.

Sir Alex spent the afternoon learning all about Disabled Living’s new headquarters and range of services, taking a tour of the brand new building, meeting staff and users and unveiling a special plaque.

Located in Burrows House, Worsley, the Disabled Living Centre has been developed in partnership with Salford Disability Equipment Services to provide a ‘centre of excellence for assistive technology.’

The Centre will provide free independent advice, and information to ensure disabled people living in the Northwest are able to make informed choices to lead an easier, safer and more independent life.

The centre will include ‘real life’ demonstration areas such as a living room, bedroom, bathroom and two kitchens for users to try out equipment in a safe environment.

There are also a number of training areas for health and social care professionals. The New Year will see the opening of a Simplyhealth retail shop to compliment existing services