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for people with reduced mobility

wheelchair

Free Wheelchair Mission: Tam’s story

Tam is a motivated 19-year-old who is always eager to learn She always has been, ever since she was a little girl. Yet, due to her physical disability caused by cerebral palsy, some people have incorrectly assumed that she had a learning disability. As a child, Tam was unable to walk, stand, or feed herself. […]

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FWM: Tam's Story
small mobility scooter

Considering a small mobility scooter? What you need to know

When considering the term ‘small’ and in this instance a ‘small mobility scooter’ we need to ensure there is context.  As the term is subjective (your opinion of small will be different to mine) we need to explore size options before considering why you might make certain choices. Size To give some context there are […]

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Stand aid

The role of the stand aid in maintaining active users

The use of a stand aid is a way of helping a person maintain an active stand and transfer whilst supporting activities of daily living. Stand aids can also be a very effective rehabilitation tool. As health professionals, we know that the process or ability to stand can be affected by illness, disability or even […]

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Wheelchair Bike

Wheelchair bike: a step to equality

Read the story of our writer Raya Al-Jadir about how a wheelchair bike change her life as a disabled child and how important physical activity may be, even if you’re not fully aware of it. Raya is a freelance writer and a member of Muscular Dystrophy UK’s Trailblazers who has written for many outlets like […]

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standing hoist

“How to use a stand assist lifter safely “

A stand assist lifter helps alleviate the physical stress on caregivers during transfers thanks to ergonomically correct features such as a well-designed push bar for improved maneuvering, while also easing and allowing for improved comfort during transfers for the patient. These stand assist lifters are designed for people who have some weight bearing abilities but […]

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wheelchair tennis

Wheelchair Tennis: How Do You Play It?

Game, set, match!  You’ve undoubtedly heard of Wimbledon with it’s infamous strawberries and cream and celebrity spectator crowd, but what do you know about wheelchair tennis? One of the most popular adaptive sports out there, the thrill of being outdoors whilst keeping fit and active, and having the opportunity to even play doubles with a […]

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Wheelchair activities for kids

Five Fabulous Wheelchair Activities For Kids

Whether we are children or just grown up kids at heart, everyone loves to have fun! Of course, exactly the same mentality applies to disabled children.  With summer hot on our heels and well and truly on its way, here are five of our favourite and most fabulous activity ideas that you could do with […]

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