Monday, 30 January 2017 10:46

Advisory Guide

Disability Bowls August 2015 saw a number of key documents launched including the “Guide to Disabled People’s Participation”. This advisory guide was originally launched in March 2014 as two separate documents with the aim of providing additional information and support for clubs and individuals on subjects such as disabled participation, adaptive equipment and funding.

The new guide encompasses all of these topics in greater detail including:

  • Impairment specific adaptions that clubs may consider making to ensure the sport is as accessible as possible for disabled bowlers
  • Case studies from clubs across the country who are already providing excellent participation opportunity for disabled people
  • Information regarding the participation pathways which disabled bowlers may wish to follow
  • Information regarding Coach Bowls courses, including the “Working with Disabled Bowlers module”
  • Advice on Safeguarding including details of the “Safeguarding in Bowls” module which all clubs are encouraged to attend
  • An overview of the National Disability Survey and its key findings
  • Details of the Love Fisher Brown Award
  • Useful contacts across a range of key organisations
  • Product details, including prices, of adaptive equipment referenced in the Guide to Disabled Participation
  • Potential funding sources for clubs and individuals to access to purchase equipment
  • Useful contacts across a range of key organisations

The “Guide to Disabled People’s Participation” is available to download below.