Arlene A McKeever uses physical disability services in Gateshead
Who has influenced you the most?
My mother because of her strength and humour.
Which professional has helped you the most?
My current GP.
What one thing would you change about care services in your area?
Make them listen to service users.
What would make your life better?
A fast off-road, raisable wheelchair.
What three words best describe you?
Caring, determined, honest.
What event most changed your life?
Graduating with my postgrad degree.
What would you ban?
Inhumanity to humans and animals.
Who is your dream date?
Actor Peter Kay.
What is your favourite book and why?
Roots, because it shows man’s inner strength can beat discrimination.
What is your greatest achievement?
When did you have the most fun?
At the theatre when I last saw Mrs Brown.
What makes you angry?
Intolerance, bigotry, cruelty.
What is your favourite expression?
Don’t let the bastards get you down!
What cause would you fight for?
How would you like to be remembered?
As someone who fought to the end.