Everything You Need To Know About Mobility Showers

You’ll probably have no idea how much you need a mobility shower until you have to use one. Even if you’re not facing a medical crisis, it’s still something that can come in handy when the situation demands it. This article covers everything you need to know about mobility showers …

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Why do the Elderly Talk to Themselves?

When the elderly people in our lives engage in self-talk, it’s important to pay attention and determine what the reason for it might be. Some reasons for this can include things as ordinary as thinking out loud out of old habits, or more serious issues such as cognitive impairments, mental …

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7 Most Common Mobility Scooter Problems and How to Fix Them

Quality mobility scooters have the potential to transform the lives of the elderly and the disabled, dramatically improving their overall quality of life. But while these scooters have fantastic reputations for rock solid reliability, like everything else man-made they will eventually need preventative maintenance, regular upkeep, and (sometimes) emergency repair. …

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Holiday Accommodation for Assistance Dogs

When you go on holiday with your assistance dog you’ll want to make sure that you both have a good time. Fortunately laws in this area have improved in recent years and there is also a new movement in the hospitality sector toward making pets welcome. Good holiday planning can …

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Disabled Parking: Your Rights

Figuring out what you are and are not allowed to do with your car when you’re disabled can be complicated. Many people don’t realise that they don’t actually need to own or drive a car in order to be covered under disability parking schemes. It’s possible to get help even …

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The Motability Car Scheme Explained

The purchase and adaptation of a car can prove to be an expensive exercise. Motability, a not for profit organisation, operate the Motability Scheme, which enables disabled drivers to either purchase or lease a car at a price which is affordable. If you are in receipt of the War Pensioners’ …

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Planning your Holiday as a Disabled Person

Holidays should be a time to relax and get away from from all stresses and strains of everyday life. All holidays have to planned to some extent, but for a disabled person to derive maximum enjoyment from their holiday a number of additional things have to be taken into consideration. …

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Buying a Car as a Disabled Person

Disabled drivers looking to buy a new car have to take a number of things into consideration before making this significant purchase. Adapting Your Car Firstly it is important to find a model that can accommodate your disability including, if necessary, how easy it would be to convert it so …

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