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Mobility in Top Gear
Mobility in Top Gear

According to research the global mobility scooter market is forecast to reach £1.64bn by 2026. With increasing popularity and the ability to transform the lives of people with disabilities, mobility scooters have become a common sight up and down the country, giving...

The Benefits of having a Mobility Scooter
The Benefits of having a Mobility Scooter

In the simplest terms and if you asked a large sample group what the most important result of getting a mobility scooter was, there would be few answers that failed to mention the words ‘freedom’ and ‘independence.’ Those two words encapsulate the changing lives of...

The Benefits of Mobility Hoists
The Benefits of Mobility Hoists

Introduction to mobility hoists When referring to ‘mobility hoists’ we are in essence talking about any hoist that helps a person with mobility problems to move from one place to another. Mobility hoists include: Bath lifts Bed hoists Wheelchair or mobility scooter...

Is The Marketing Of Mobility Aids Inclusive For All
Is The Marketing Of Mobility Aids Inclusive For All

I was twenty years old when I first began struggling with my mobility. My chronic illness, ME/CFS, was making it increasingly difficult to stand and walk for more than a few minutes at a time, with even the smallest amount of physical exertion leaving me struggling...

Walk-in Bath, Shower or Wet Room
Walk-in Bath, Shower or Wet Room

Deciding on a bath or a shower for most people isn't much of a decision but when you are less abled it makes a big difference. The question of how steady are you on your feet. How good is your upper body strength. Can you easily operate taps. Are there others in the...

Accessible Staycation Locations
Accessible Staycation Locations

Whether a city break, glamping or beach getaway the UK has a spot for you. Not enough people explore all corners of this great country but now the staycation has become the only way to get a break without the stress of isolating and, if you are less abled, enduring...

Become a part of MyMobilityGuide
Become a part of MyMobilityGuide

We plan to make MyMobilityGuide an essential and informative support system for disabled people and the UK's leading online mobility social media and news platform. As a team, we are all committed to creating an interesting and informative platform appealing to all:...

Disability Allowance
Disability Allowance

The extra help that makes a difference As a famous supermarket chain says, ?every little helps? ? this is very true. One way you can get a bit of extra help is to take a look at the wide range of disability related financial support available, including benefits, tax...

Improving your access with ramps
Improving your access with ramps

We have covered a number of topics about wheelchairs and mobility scooters but what good are they if you are faced with a step that you can't get up. Ramps come in various forms and can enable you to maintain access and mobility; they will give you your independence...

From Wheelchair to Car
From Wheelchair to Car

When talking about hoists for the car and wheelchairs there are two sorts: ones for assisting you from the car in to your wheelchair (and vice versa) using a light weight hoist that potentially require support from another person, and ones that are more like slings...

Making Life Easier: Disability Equipment In The Home
Making Life Easier: Disability Equipment In The Home

With a wide range of equipment to make your life easier it can be hard knowing which disability equipment is best or even available. Helpful equipment for the home can vary from lifts and hoists for the bathroom and bedroom to ramps and lifts to manage steps, and...

A Guide to Mobility Products
A Guide to Mobility Products

Whether it is yourself or a relative or someone you care for that has got mobility issues, there is no doubt that they will benefit from some of the excellent mobility aids and products out there on the market. The amount of choice and variety of makes and models can...

Pros and Cons of a Mobility Scooter
Pros and Cons of a Mobility Scooter

For many people across the UK with mobility issues, mobility scooters offer a direct lifeline to the outside world and a degree of autonomy and freedom that would otherwise prove impossible. It is hard to put a value on the multifarious mental and physical health...

Top Tips for choosing a Mobility Hoist
Top Tips for choosing a Mobility Hoist

Loss of mobility can be extremely frightening and upsetting for all those involved. Many people make the assumption that they will have to leave their home, but that?s not always the case. With the right equipment it is possible to live independently, remain in your...

Top Destinations for Disabled Travellers
Top Destinations for Disabled Travellers

Having a disability should not curb your dreams of travelling around the world and in many ways, in today's world it does not. However this does not cover up the simple truth that some destinations do not do enough for disabled travellers. This article focuses on some...

6 Mobility Aids and Equipment for Physiotherapy
6 Mobility Aids and Equipment for Physiotherapy

Hello, my name is Emma Purcell, I?m 26 years old and live in Alton, Hampshire. I have quadriplegic cerebral palsy and registered blind. I?m a freelance journalist and the blogger of Rock For Disability. I?m also a writer at online magazine Disability Horizons. Plus,...

Is a Portable Hoist the Best Option for Me?
Is a Portable Hoist the Best Option for Me?

If you have a disability then a hoist could be a useful addition to your household. Hoists can be fixed or portable and you may find that one type is a better fit for you than the other. Before deciding on a mobile hoist consider the pros and cons and any other...