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Stiltz to target OTs at Midlands conference

Stiltz to target OTs at Midlands conference

1 hour ago
Stiltz Lifts is reaching out to occupational therapists in order to help them better understand what is involved in the assessment process in the application of domestic lifts.
wheelAIR takes on the Dragons

wheelAIR takes on the Dragons

1 week ago, Jan 12 at 11:21am
Corien Staels, entrepreneur, CEO of Staels Design and inventor of the wheelAIR, is to appear on what promises to be a dramatic episode of the BBC's popular Dragon's Den airing Sunday 14th January on BBC 2.
Does the mobility market need to think bigger?

Does the mobility market need to think bigger?

2 weeks ago, Jan 09 at 12:11pm
Is the mobility market creating enough products to cater to a society that is getting bigger? Warrington Disability Partnership’s Chief Executive Dave Thompson and People First Mobility’s Karen Sheppard asks the question.
United Mobility Training campaigns for mandatory mobility scooter training

United Mobility Training campaigns for mandatory mobility scooter training

3 weeks ago, Jan 02 at 1:48pm
According to figures released by the Department of Transport, there were 260 reported accidents in 2016, equating to a 17% increase on the previous year. Alarmingly, the number of fatalities in 2016 increased by 75% of the eight fatalities reported in 2015.
DLF launches Welsh version of AskSARA

DLF launches Welsh version of AskSARA

Dec 15 at 12:13am
The Disabled Living Foundation has just launched a Welsh version of its AskSARA online guided advice tool, with the latest investment further underlining its commitment to broadening the reach of its vital information and advice, according to the organisation.
Speech disorder screening app receives £150,000 funding

Speech disorder screening app receives £150,000 funding

Dec 11 at 11:42am
A first-of-its-kind app to help detect developmental language disorders in children quickly and cost-effectively has received £150,000 in funding from the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR), the research arm of the NHS, to help bring it to market.
Christmas order deadline from Topro

Christmas order deadline from Topro

Dec 07 at 10:54am
With Christmas around the corner, Topro has released its Christmas order deadlines to ensure that all its retailers complete any orders with enough time to secure delivery before the Christmas break.
GUEST BLOG: Home gadgets that can improve the lives of the mobility impaired

GUEST BLOG: Home gadgets that can improve the lives of the mobility impaired

Dec 06 at 2:42pm
A stairlift is installed at the bottom of a flight of stairs to remove the need to climb up and down the steps. When on uncertain feet or wobbly legs, a straight stairlift is a Godsend because it provides a comfortable seat to strap into and then use a remote-control system to go up (or down) the stairs without exerting yourself.
New therapy centre adopts UK manufactured assistive exercise equipment

New therapy centre adopts UK manufactured assistive exercise equipment

Dec 05 at 10:12am
An innovative therapy centre designed to encourage exercise participation in older adults and to support the rehabilitation needs of those living with long-term health conditions has opened in Andover.
Motability recognises Dealer of the Year

Motability recognises Dealer of the Year

Dec 04 at 5:36pm
Motability customers have rated the Ability Matters Group as the best scooter and powered wheelchair dealership in the annual Motability Scheme awards 
 
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