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...
Buying a Bath Hoist? Avoid These Five Mistakes

Buying a Bath Hoist? Avoid These Five Mistakes

When mobility is an issue a bath hoist can be the ideal way to maintain your independence and make life easier when you bathe. Bath hoists can be used in domestic settings, care homes, hospitals, hydrotherapy pools, children?s homes and any other setting where they...
Top Tips on Hiring Mobility Equipment

Playing Bowls with a Disability

When any article professes to deal with partaking in a particular activity, sport or otherwise, with a disability it is wise to clarify that disability is a broad spectrum term covering a huge range of distinct conditions and disabilities, from physical to mental and ...

Neurodiversity in the Workplace

What is neurodiversity? Before diving in it is well worth providing a simple definition of what we mean when we use the term ‘neurodiversity.’ Also known as neurodivergence, neurodiversity describes people with atypical neurological differences and is most typically...
Considering a stairlift?

Considering a stairlift?

Whether it is age creeping up, an illness, an unfortunate accident or a physical disability that affects your mobility, it may be that it is time to consider a stairlift. It is certainly cheaper than moving in to a bungalow, but is it actually the way to go? Who needs...