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for people with reduced mobility

wheelchair

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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wheelchair london
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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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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