As we get older, we may start to find that our lifelong family home is no longer suitable or accessible for our growing mobility needs. Often our homes need to be adapted to accommodate wheelchair access. In this post, we … Continue reading
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The bathroom is one of the most dangerous places for the elderly and people with disabilities mainly due to all those shiny smooth surfaces and the fact that wet surfaces become slippery and hazardous. Baths are especially hazardous because we … Continue reading
The hardest thing about growing old is most likely losing your independence. Some people worry about being a burden on younger relatives, while others fear ending up in a care home. Often people try to keep their independence by paying … Continue reading
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It is a sad fact that around 75% of people with restricted mobility such as wheelchair users and those that have difficulties walking never take a holiday and only ever travel unless it is essential. The good news is that … Continue reading
Mobility Shopper is regularly reviewing all types of mobility and health goods and aids to give you an unbiased information as well as pointing you in the direction of reliable resources for further information. We have recently been extensively looking … Continue reading
You might be surprised to learn that a high percentage of disabled people in the UK are simply not aware of the VAT exemption and relief available on equipment, aids, vehicles and even work undertaken or purchased if done so … Continue reading
All disabled people are fully aware of the importance of disabled access to public buildings and services such as restaurants, banks etc but are the current access audit firms out there today providing a service and recommendations that actually assist … Continue reading
It is a sad fact that many elderly and disabled people have to constantly keep an eye on their finances especially with our ever increasing utility bills. Disabled or elderly people are often deterred from taking advantage of the many … Continue reading
Most of you reading this will be fortunate enough not to have to consider how accessible your indoor and outdoor furniture is but hopefully this will give you an insight into the importance of choosing accessible furniture that not only … Continue reading
We had been looking at the residential, nursing and dementia care services and facilities offered at Bridge House in Oxfordshire. At first glance you could be excused for thinking that Bridge House is a quiet, residential area made up of … Continue reading
I have been doing a review of wheelchair platform lifts and stair lifts, obviously there are many hundreds of designs and we can’t go looking at them all but the principle remains the same throughout so really we are looking … Continue reading
Stairlifts come in all shapes and sizes and there are many considerations that need to be made, it’s not a simple case of ordering a stairlift for the best price and getting it installed; your individual needs must to be … Continue reading
The walking stick has certainly changed over the years from what was boring and bog standard in design has now turned into an exciting selection of walking sticks and canes available in all shapes, sizes and exciting designs as well … Continue reading
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My elderly aunt is fiercely independent and stubborn. It’s the only way to describe her. I’m very fond of her but don’t live near enough to visit as often as I should or would like to. Her failing health is … Continue reading
I am one for believing that praise should be given where praise is due and when a company or individual provides a excellent service you should be told about it, the same way that I have publicised damning reports of … Continue reading