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Top 5 Best Portable Wheelchair Ramps in 2020 Reviews
2020-06-08

Here The List Of Best Portable Wheelchair Ramps You Can Buy Now.

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Walking Aids: A Gift for the Disabled
2020-06-08

Being able to walk is a gift - a gift that few of us think about. When we are stripped of such gifts, only then do we truly acknowledge their value. Should you ever need assistance with walking, there are options for aids such as canes, walkers, and crutches, as well as some advanced aids such as manual and power wheelchairs.

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Top 10 Things to Know When Buying a Manual Wheelchair
2020-05-11

10 things you need to know about manual wheelchairs

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Find Difficulty In Walking? 6 Equipment That Can Give You Better Support
2020-05-11

According to this statistic, nearly 5 million Australians suffer from some form of walking disability. This amounts to almost 1 in 5 people who are unable to walk. The same statistic says almost 17% of all Australian males and females suffer from some form of walking disability. This article takes a look at six different equipment that walking disabled people can use to move around effortlessly.

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BATA Welcome Video
2020-05-04

The aim of our channel is to educate, inform and showcase Assistive Technology.
Assistive Technology is any product or service that maintains or improves the ability of individuals with disabilities or impairments to communicate, learn and live independent, fulfilling and productive lives.

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How to Maintain an Active Lifestyle in Advanced Age
2020-05-04

Here, we’ll look at some of the best ways to maintain an active lifestyle in advanced age.

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Are you supporting someone recently discharged from hospital?
2020-04-20

If a family member, or someone you care for, has recently been discharged from hospital you might be wondering how you can best support them at home and how to help them find the right daily living aids to aid their rehabilitation.

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BA autonomous wheelchair might change perception of PRMs
2020-04-13

Before the coronavirus pandemic saw commercial airlines slash capacity as demand plummeted, news emerged that British Airways had begun trialling the use of autonomous wheelchairs at New York JFK to aid PRMs who fly on any of its usual eight weekday departures from JFK to London Heathrow.

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Are Wheelchair Users Immunocompromised?!
2020-04-06

Wheelchair Users already have enough problems, but are we immune compromised?

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A Comparison of Rollator Vs Wheeled Walking Frame
2020-04-06

Both rollators and wheeled walking frames offer their users convenience and serve different purposes for different applications. This blog post explores both devices to help you decide which would be the better option for your needs.

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Coronavirus scare – Things to remember when you are a wheelchair or crutch user
2020-03-30

The deadly Coronavirus is spreading at a rapid rate across India. That is why disabled people, especially those who use assistive devices, must be extremely careful. Personal hygiene is important. But also make sure that your wheelchairs and crutches are kept clean at any cost. Check out some things to remember when you are a wheelchair or crutch user.

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AI Device Helps Wheelchair Users Control Their World
2020-03-23

This smart device is helping people with disabilities overcome challenges like turning the light on, driving in reverse, or even finishing a sentence.

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Bathroom Aids For The Elderly - 7 Tips for Improving Bathroom Safety
2020-03-20

The bathroom can be an intimidating and dangerous place for seniors and those with disabilities. It is important to modify the bathroom to reduce the risk of something catastrophic happening. Hopefully, these 7 tips will help you get started on making your bathroom a safer place.

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Smart technology incorporated into innovative rollator to aid those with Parkinson’s
2020-03-20

After launching its own subsidiary in the UK at the start of the year, Rollz Mobility UK is introducing a new smart rollator to the market designed specifically for those with Parkinson’s.

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HOW I'M KEEPING MY WHEELCHAIR CLEAN DURING COVID-19
2020-03-19

Wheelsnoheels - Gem Hubbard
How she keeps her wheelchair clean.
You should always speak to a trained certified, medical professional first before undertaking any new activities.

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New folding crutch range to support retailer margins in the travel segment of the market
2020-03-19

Well-known amongst mobility retailers for its powered mobility products, Motion Healthcare has now broadened its offering with the launch of its own folding crutch range.

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The 5 Best Bath Mats of 2019
2020-03-18

Here The List Of Best Bath Mats You Can Buy Now.

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Renovating an Accessible Bathroom
2020-03-18

Accessible, disability inclusive bathrooms are a necessity for hygiene, dignity and independence. In a world of tricky building regulations and confusing floor plans, what should you consider before taking on a bathroom renovation project?

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This Morning Test Out Latest Health Gadgets Including Cool Crutches
2020-03-17

This week we were lucky enough to be approached about creating a pair of customised crutches which featured photographs of ITV presenters Holly Willoughby & Phillip Schofield ahead of a review feature on This Morning for the best Health Gadgets of 2020.

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In how many ways do medical supplies aid the older adults?
2020-03-16

Many seniors depend on the home medical equipment, such as wheelchairs, walkers, oxygen concentrators, hospital beds, or different other assistive devices for living as comfortably and safely as possible.

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Forearm vs. underarm crutches
2020-03-13

About Forearm & Underarm crutches

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5 Reasons to Get Bed Rails
2020-03-12

Bed rails are a very important part of bedroom safety, whether for mature adults, young children and physically or mentally disabled individuals of any age.

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Grannybooster Tip of the Week - Bed Assist Device That Helps Seniors Turn Over and Get Out of Bed
2020-03-11

In this week's video, we feature the Vive Bed Ladder Assist, a pull-up assist device with a handle strap and sit up hoist for the elderly.

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5 Advantages of Owning a Shower or Bath Chair
2020-03-11

Benefits of Having Your Own Personal Shower Chair

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Mercedes-Benz V-Class with Ex-Factory Driving Aids for people with disabilities
2020-03-10

Ex-Factory Driving Aids allow people with disabilities freedom of mobility with their desired Mercedes-Benz.

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PICS: Special mat allows people in wheelchairs, with disabilities access to Cape beach
2020-03-10

Cape Town - A special mat which allows wheelchair bound people and people with disabilities easy access to the beach was unveiled on Monday.

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Bath Aids for Disabled Persons Design Ideas
2020-03-09

Bath aids for disabled, bath aids for disabled persons.

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Bathroom Safety Tips for Seniors
2020-03-06

Sam from Elizz, goes through some bathroom safety tips for seniors to help keep the person in your care safe at home.

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Mobility retailers’ products of the month in February 2020
2020-03-06

As the industry gets into the swing of 2020, six mobility retail experts highlight which products on the market stood out for them in February, from manual wheelchair power add-ons to moving and handling equipment. Learn which products proved to be retailers’ best-in-class and why…

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5 Best Bed Rails For Seniors 2019
2020-03-05

Here The List Of Best Bed Rails For Seniors.

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How To Choose The Right Bath Seat
2020-03-05

If you’re living with weakness, pain or restricted movement in your lower body which makes it difficult for you to get in and out of your bath, you may want to consider buying a bath seat.

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7 Bathroom Safety Tips to Prevent Falls and Injuries
2020-03-04

When it comes to elder care safety in a loved one’s home, the bathroom deserves immediate attention. Over 230,000 people are injured in the bathroom each year, according to the most recent survey by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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All-Terrain Knee Walker | Knee Scooter Mobility Aid
2020-03-03

The BodyMed® All-Terrain Knee Walker is a durable and comfortable four-wheel mobility aid that offers those suffering from a foot or ankle injury a smooth-rolling alternative to crutches during their recovery. Its deluxe, all-terrain tires make maneuverability on uneven surfaces possible. This knee scooter also features a sleek, compact design; a foldable steering column for convenient carrying and storage; adjustable handlebar and knee pad; and attachable storage basket for personal items.

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How to use welfare equipment - Transfer from wheelchair to car
2020-03-03

Many people use cars for going to hospital or going out. Care should be taken when transferring outdoors as falling over can easily lead to injury.

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Assistive Devices for Daily Living: Transfer and safety - Bed rails
2020-03-02

The assistive devices shown in this video serve as general reference and are for educational purposes. They may not be suitable for application under every situation. Please consult health care professionals in case of doubt over the applicability of the skills or devices under specific situations.

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Bathing & toileting: Reducing costs and care intervention
2020-03-02

In this article, Closomat’s Robin Tuffley discusses how appropriate toileting technology can help reduce costs and care intervention, as well as reduce the number of carers from two to one, give individuals more dignity, and what equipment can facilitate greater independence.

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Assistive tech aids the blind, elderly, and wheelchair bound
2020-02-27

Highlights of some of the best disability tech featured at CES Unveiled.

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Award-winning earphones for people with hearing impairments recognised for removing traditional hearing aid stigmas
2020-02-27

At this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES), hearing product specialist Olive Union won the title of ‘Best Wearable’ for its Olive Smart Ear at the Best of CES Awards 2020.

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Assistive Devices for Daily Living: Home living - Long handled aids
2020-02-26

The assistive devices shown in this video serve as general reference and are for educational purposes. They may not be suitable for application under every situation. Please consult health care professionals in case of doubt over the applicability of the skills or devices under specific situations.

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TGA to deliver flagship mobility test drive course and launch stylish new mobility scooters at Naidex
2020-02-26

Leading nationwide mobility product specialist TGA will be unveiling the latest versions of its Breeze S and Breeze Midi mobility scooters alongside its renowned mobility test-drive track at Naidex 2020.

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How to Make a Senior's Bathroom Safe
2020-02-25

In this video, we show four methods for preventing slips and falls in the bathroom for the elderly, including how to ensure that a loved one is notified if a fall does occur.

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Fast and safe falls assistance device for carers and users now available in North England and Scotland
2020-02-25

Healthcare aids specialist Yorkshire Care Equipment is now supplying the Raizer II – an innovative lifting device for someone who has fallen – to care homes, hospitals, emergency services, and private residences across Scotland and North England.

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Mitsubishi Develops AI Suitcase to Assist the Visually Impaired
2020-02-24

Mitsubishi Motors Corporation, IBM Japan, Ltd., Shimizu Corporation, OMRON Corporation, and Alps Alpine Co. Ltd. have come together to create the Consortium for Advanced Assistive Mobility Platform. This association is working to make transportation more accessible for the visibly impaired with an AI suitcase.

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Kyocera Develops White Cane Using Wireless Tech
2020-02-21

Yokohama, Feb. 13 (Jiji Press)--Kyocera Corp. <6971> said Wednesday it has developed a prototype white cane to help visually impaired people get around more safely, using wireless technology.

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About quad cane
2020-02-20

Selecting an assistive walking device is a highly personal choice. If you're looking for one that promotes stability and balance, consider choosing a quad cane.

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South Korea: 3D Printed Myolectric Hand Orthotics Improve Hand Function for Spinal Cord Injury Patients
2020-02-19

South Korean researchers propose the design for an innovative new wearable medical device meant to assist spinal cord injury patients in achieving greater hand function.

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Innovative stabilising spoon-- Elispoon
2020-02-18

ELI SPOON is a revolutionary patented spoon that gives independence to people who have tremor or hands coordination difficulties.

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How to choose a portable toilet?
2020-02-18

The portable toilet is a user-only toilet placed near the bed. Some are equipped with functions that are gentle to the elderly, such as a hot water washing function and a soft toilet seat.

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New four-in-one shower chair commode set to transform independence and dignity for clients
2020-02-17

Cortech Healthcare, a UK specialist in assisted living and rehabilitation, has launched a new innovative product called the Komodo: a powered shower chair and commode which aims to improve the quality of life and dignity of users.

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New heated, pressure-relieving cushions for wheelchair users launch in the UK
2020-02-17

Building on the technology it has developed for stadium and arena seat heating systems, Sit & Heat UK has announced the launch of its new wheelchair heaters in the UK.

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Explore Accessible Solutions for your Home
2020-02-13

In this post, we'll highlight the solutions that are most often added to make homes safe and fully accessible.

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Buckingham Walking Frame Caddy - Wheeled Walking Frame Accessory
2020-02-12

Moving food and drinks as well as other items from room to room can be a daunting task if you require a walking frame, the Buckingham Walking Frame Caddy has been designed as a wheeled walking frame accessory to combat this issue and give someone a bit more independence.

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Revolutionary 'walking bike' for disabled that has changed Selma Blair's life
2020-02-12

This inventor of the Alinker, a "walking bike", has created an innovative new form of transportation for those with mobility issues and Selma Blair has told how it has "changed her life."

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What types of mobility aids are available?
2020-02-11

Mobility aids are devices designed to help people who have problems moving around enjoy greater freedom and independence.

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How to walk with crutches
2020-02-11

Learn how to walk with crutches with our physiotherapist Shiyun, as she guides you step by step on how to use crutches properly.

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2020-2027 Elderly and Disabled Assistive Devices Market Consumption and Forecast by Type & Region
2020-02-11

The global elderly and disabled assistive devices market was pegged at $23.01 billion in 2018 and is projected to garner $35.60 billion by 2026, registering a CAGR of 5.5% from 2019 to 2026.

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Clever assistive tech turns to powerchairs into Xbox controllers
2020-02-10

An ingenious new assistive technology device is enabling powerchair users to turn their powered mobility devices into game controllers, providing those with disabilities the freedom to enjoy video games.

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Assistive Devices: Which One Should I Use?
2020-02-10

With so many different types of canes and walkers - how do you know which one is right for you. Learn the pros and cons of the many assistive devices available for those with mobility issues.

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