The Stelios Disabled Entrepreneur Award is now open for applications. In 2007, Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou set up The Stelios Award to recognise the struggles and disadvantages faced by many disabled business owners, and to reward their dedication, hard work and … Continue reading
There are currently around 850,000 people living with dementia in the UK, with an estimated 1 million people suffering from the disease by 2025. Research into dementia, its causes and cures is ongoing, with articles appearing in the headlines daily. … Continue reading
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This is an dedicated wheelchair accessible dog friendly holiday cottage review of what we believe to be the best, most accessible and idyllic locations of a holiday cottage possibly in the UK. All of our reviews are honest and this … Continue reading
If mobility is becoming a problem in your home, a stairlift could be the answer. Many people turn to these clever devices when walking up and down stairs becomes a chore, dangerous or unsteady for them but just how easy … Continue reading
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