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Lightweight folding mobility scooters and community access

Mobility scooters are an excellent way to gain or maintain independence in comfort whilst allowing you to move around quickly, safely with efficient use of time and energy.   Lightweight folding mobility scooters are specially designed to be easily transported as well as being practical and durable. Lightweight folding mobility scooters are perfectly suited to […]

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Glasgow

5 Accessible Reasons why you should visit Glasgow

Glasgow is an up and coming cosmopolitan city – which was once heralded at being ‘the second city of the British Empire’. But what is it like when it comes to accessibility? Here’s seven things that you can do in Glasgow that’ll leave you free of any access concerns! 1-  People’s Palace and Winter Gardens […]

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mobility bed

Functions of a mobility bed and who they can benefit

Historically in the UK a mobility bed, or profiling/hospital/nursing bed as they are often know, would be seen in a care environment, residential/nursing care or within a hospital.   However, with the change in health and social care agenda for management of complex needs within the home environment it has become far more common place […]

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Karin Suter

Karin Suter-Erath: The epitome of a para-sportswoman

Karin Suter-Erath is one of the most decorated para-sportswomen in Europe. Playing not one but two para-sports to an international level, Karin is an inspiration to athletes everywhere. After winning a bronze medal for doubles tennis in the 2004 summer Paralympics, Karin now had her sights set on medals for badminton in the Tokyo 2020 […]

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Folding electric wheelchair

Benefits of a folding electric wheelchair

Electric wheelchairs particularly the folding electric wheelchair has a significant role in not just increasing the independence of wheelchair users, but increasing their options with regards travel and overall flexibility. Chronic illness and old age can affect upper limb strength and the fitness to be able to use self-propelling wheelchairs.  This can have a negative […]

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How a spinal cord injury can affect your breathing

Damage to your spinal cord may cause a loss or decrease of control over different body parts. As breathing is controlled by muscle action you may experience difficulty in respiring. Being unable to inhale and exhale completely, and losing the capacity to cough can lead to the development of infections in the lungs and even […]

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Accessible Berlin

Five accessible things to do in Berlin!

Berlin is a real cosmopolitan city, with a flare of hustle and bustle that will keep even the most sporadic of minds captivated. Divided into sections, four of which are big enough to be a city in their own right, Berlin is a sprawling metropolis of varying activity and dynamic – with a sense of […]

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Stephen Hawking: How the world-famous physicist changed attitudes to disability

Last month, renowned physicist, cosmologist, author and Cambridge professor Stephen Hawking passed away aged 76. Arguably the world’s most famous and influential scientist, Hawking changed the way people thought about the universe. Having made numerous important scientific discoveries, Hawking also published books which made this information easily accessible to a wider public. However, Stephen Hawking […]

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