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...
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...
Accessible Holidays Abroad

Accessible Holidays Abroad

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did so. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” (Mark Twain,...
Mobility Hoists Improve Accessibility

Mobility Hoists Improve Accessibility

In the dark days, when mobility hoists were merely the sparkle in an inventor?s eye, the task of assisting disabled, bariatric and elderly people in completing their daily routines was not something that you?d wish to experience. The basic, fundamental daily...
Caring for Parents and the Elderly

Caring for Parents and the Elderly

Caring for the elderly is a tough and challenging job whether we?re speaking about intra-familiar care or care in residential homes. There are a number of unique challenges presented by geriatric care that require a certain set of skills, but also some rather...
Top Tips on Hiring Mobility Equipment

Top Tips on Hiring Mobility Equipment

It is not always possible, cost-effective or convenient to take your own mobility equipment with you when you travel. You could be concerned about damaging or losing your wheelchair or scooter even if technically you could travel with your own. This should not make...
5 Tips for Disabled Holiday Travel

5 Tips for Disabled Holiday Travel

Holiday arrangements and travel plans are often taken for granted by most, but it is a sad fact that historic difficulties have led to people with mobility issues losing faith in the travel industry and choosing not to go on holiday to save them from facing the host...