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caring for a disabled child

Caring for a disabled child – what are my rights?

Parents caring for a disabled child can often find it challenging to establish rights equal to individuals caring for dependents of other ages.   This could be down to a perception of the parent being duty bound to manage their child’s care need regardless of the consequences on their own health, an apathy within law/legislative […]

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wheelchair services

Finding wheelchair services and support in your area

Whether you’re looking to buy a new wheelchair, or need support fixing or upgrading your current one, knowing where to look for wheelchair services and support in your area is really important. Keep reading below for some hints and tips that we hope you find helpful. Do your research New and brilliant wheelchair designs and […]

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mobility scooters

How to look after your mobility scooter

Rarely have I been asked a question about mobility scooters more regularly than “how do I maintain my mobility scooter?” or “what conditions can I use my scooter in?” The main areas of maintenance people enquire about are storage, battery and motor so I will cover these in some details whilst making it as realistic […]

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accessibility information

Why accessibility information is important?

Picture this for a moment – you’ve just left your home and your final destination is over thirty kilometres away, but you’ve no idea how to get from A to B and you’ve not planned any of the route or what mode of transport you’ll take to get there? Sure, the answer to these worrying […]

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Four accessible things to do in Bangkok.

Over the past few decades, Thailand, and in particular Bangkok has become more and more of a popular destination amongst tourists. Gone have the days where most Europeans would only consider the likes of Spain and France as go-to holiday destinations. With flights to South East Asia becoming ever increasingly more reasonably priced and hotels, […]

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physical disabilities

Overcoming physical disabilities in sport

Physical disabilities can often be perceived as a barrier in engagement of many daily tasks but particularly in leisure or sporting activity. As society becomes more familiar with meeting disability needs the adaptations or compensatory approaches adopted to empower independent engagement in day-to-day tasks have become standard or normalised rather than specialist. Adaptations such as […]

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Adventure with Good Friends

Adventure with Good Friends

This is the story of a wheelchair user who leaves his wheelchair at home to fulfil one of his dreams at a height of 4,600 meters. Read part 2 of the extraordinary young man’s extraordinary trip: Janis McDavid on his way to Machu Picchu. An adventure that you will not find written in any barrier-free […]

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wheelchair spare parts

Wheelchair spare parts & accessories – what is available?

Accessories and wheelchair spare parts allow you to customise your chair to enable you to carry out the activities you want and need to do whilst maintaining your posture and position, being able to maintain and adjust your own wheelchair maximises its lifespan and your individual comfort.   Cushions Adding the right seat cushion to […]

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orthopedic mattress

What’s better than an Orthopaedic mattress

The term orthopaedic mattress is used a lot in the market but do we actually understand what that means so that we can make sure we are not being influenced to buy something relatively standard at a higher cost? An orthopaedic mattress, as the names suggests is designed specifically to support the joints, back and […]

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