What Are Walk-in Baths and How do Walk-in Baths Work?

People use walk-in baths to bathe with peace of mind when they have mobility issues. Walk-in showers and walk-in tubs typically use temperature controls and a watertight door to enable the user to step into the tub without the slipping hazards of traditional baths.  If there is one thing you need to know about how […]

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How Fast Do Mobility Scooters Go on Pavements or Roads?

If you have ever passed a mobility scooter on the roads you will understand that they can go quite fast! The top speed of a mobility scooter in the UK is 8 miles per hour. Speed limiters placed on mobility scooters by the manufacturer generally prevent them from going faster than this, but a couple […]

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What is Mobility Allowance? Rules, Rates and Claiming

The UK government provides a Disability Living Allowance (DLA), which will soon change its name to ‘Personal Independence Payment (PIP)’. This includes a great mobility allowance – that makes claiming for equipment like scooters possible for people who cannot afford them. The mobility allowance is available through the Motability registered charity. Motability is nominated by […]

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How Adjustable Beds for Arthritis Can Boost Your Quality of Life

Osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis are common causes of pain or discomfort for many older adults. If you live with arthritis of any kind you will find that certain mattresses and beds relieve symptoms and are good for arthritis – while others are bad. This is where an electric adjustable bed will make a huge difference […]

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8 Amazing Benefits of Wheelchair Door Threshold Ramps

Simply bridging a door threshold can make it much simpler and safer to navigate in the home. A small rubber threshold bridge ramp can help you to easily move wheelchairs, walking sticks and scooters across door thresholds of many sizes – including those on balconies, patios and other outdoor spaces. Access ramps have some excellent […]

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How Riser Recliner Chairs Will Enhance Your Quality of Life

The use of electric riser recliner chairs is a necessity for many older adults, as well as people living with disabilities – but there is also considerable demand for recliners wherever comfort is required.   As these chairs help you to rise and recline with little or no effort, the benefits of electric recline adjustable chairs […]

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Why You Need Wheelchair Power Assist Devices and Products to Buy in 2021

Wheelchairs with power assistive add-on systems will make it much easier for wheelchair users to move around, by giving manual wheelchairs a bit of oomph in terms of ease of movement. Standard wheelchairs can provide a lot of mobility, but they still require considerable effort to operate – so a wheelchair powered add-on system can […]

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What to Know Before Buying an eFOLDI Scooter

An eFOLDI scooter is one of the lightest and most compact scooters you will ever experience. As a result, they are a brand of choice for people looking for the ability to easily transport their scooter and conveniently store it in a small space – as well as navigate narrow areas with ease. Key points […]

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How to Find the Best Recliner Chair for Elderly People

  Older adults commonly have mobility requirements, which often results in the process of performing daily tasks becoming uncomfortable and even painful. Getting up and down from a lounge chair is a key example of an otherwise normal activity that gets more difficult with age. Muscle strains or aches and pains can make it particularly hard […]

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What Are The Best Mobility Scooter Brands?

The best mobility scooter brand varies depending on the type of scooter you require. As general indicators of the best quality, we commonly look at a few key features, which will also differ in importance depending on the type. In addition to this, certain manufacturers specialise in specific types of mobility scooters – the best […]

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Modern, Safe & Easily Accessible Disabled Showers

Taking a shower is something you can struggle with if you have limited mobility, as it requires standing and balance. However, a disabled shower installation can provide an accessible enclosure in your shower room that has an unobtrusive appearance, and is usable by people of all levels of mobility. We are the best solution for […]

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Accessible Bathrooms – How to Make them Modern and Luxurious

One of the greatest kept secrets of the mobility world is the fact that you can create glorious accessible bathroom designs, with the style and substance of the best types of interior decor. This style comes with an excellent level of functionality when appropriate mobility bathroom equipment and remodel plans are in place. However, it […]

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What to Know About The Disabled Facilities Grant (DFG)?

The disabled facilities grant is a UK government scheme that is designed to help with making improvements to your home when you live with a disability. This means you can get financial help for the cost of the works with home adaptations that are considered disabled facilities – you can install ramps and do a […]

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7 Tips on How to Choose the Best Recliner Chairs

Investing in a rise and recliner chair can bring you an immense boost to your quality of life. However, choosing one can be a daunting prospect and ultimately a difficult task. There is such a large selection of riser recliner chairs for people with mobility requirements, which means that it can sometimes be very hard […]

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What is a Class 2 Mobility Scooter and Should You Buy One?

A class 2 mobility scooter is a type of pavement scooter that is only used on roads when you are crossing them. This is in contrast to a class 3 mobility scooter, which may be used on the roads. The defining characteristics of a class 2 mobility scooter are most notably their speed limit, which […]

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What is a Zimmer Frame?

Many people will come to us and ask, ‘what is a Zimmer frame?’ The question is clouded with confusion for many people, thanks in part to advertising and the effects of genericized trademarks. A Zimmer frame is a type of walking frame from the Zimmer Biomet brand. However, it is a generic term that many […]

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How Long do Mobility Scooters Last?

It can be difficult to understand how long a mobility scooter will last, which can make planning your activities frustrating or, in many cases, even intimidating. A good quality mobility scooter battery will typically last around 45 minutes to 1 hour on a single charge. However, the average time it takes for batteries to run […]

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Can You Take a Mobility Scooter on the Plane

Many mobility scooters are allowed on commercial planes, trains and other transport. The individual airline companies will determine whether to permit travel with mobility scooters, so you must do your research before you book. While almost every airline allows mobility scooters, the specific travel rules may vary between companies – so it is important to […]

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