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Platform Lifts

A Guide to Platform Lifts

A platform lift is a mechanical structure which provides users with access to 2 or more floors. They can be used in residential and commercial buildings and are used to make spaces accessible to wheelchair users or those with impaired mobility. Most platform lifts have an ‘L’ shaped platform, which moves vertically through an enclosed […]

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chair exercise cardio

The top 5 chair cardio exercises you can do from your chair

Exercising is important for all of us.  It keeps us fit and healthy whilst clearing our minds and setting us up for the day, or relaxing us in time for bed.  There are many benefits to adding exercise to your routine, including: 1. Increasing your endurance Helping with muscle or joint pains Building muscle, and […]

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wheelchair london

How to get around London in a wheelchair

As one of the main financial, commercial and tourist centres of the world, there’s no wonder plenty of us love visiting London, or are curious about seeing it for the first time.   But for those of us who are wheelchair users, a little more planning and preparation is required (as with any amount of […]

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garden chairs for disabled

Garden chairs for disabled – a guide to gardening

As spring starts to (finally!) bloom, many of us start thinking of sunshine and outdoor activities.  If you have the outdoor space and green fingers, gardening may be a hobby that you really enjoy in these warmer months, but gardening when you are disabled can often become more of a chore than good fun.   […]

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small wheelchair

Does such a thing as a small wheelchair exist?

We often hear the words “I am looking for a small wheelchair”, without delving further into this statement it is impossible to know what the person needs. A small wheelchair could refer to a wheelchair for a child, or one for an elderly person for occasional use that needs to be easily transported or on […]

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rough terrain wheelchairs

Rough terrain wheelchairs vs outdoor models – a direct comparison.

Outdoor wheelchairs provide great personal freedom and as wheelchair design advances the range of models available is expanding.    Many outdoor wheelchairs are now highly adjustable to cope with different indoor and outdoor activities, though they are generally designed for urban environments and may not be able to cope with more ‘off road’ conditions.  Alternatively, […]

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wheelchair vehicles

The top 5 ways to adapt your vehicle for a wheelchair user

Many people believe that adapting their cars for wheelchair users will be an expensive and time consuming process, but this isn’t always true! With the right equipment and advice, adapting your vehicle for a wheelchair user can be a relatively simple process, with the amazing reward of having a fully inclusive vehicle at the end […]

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