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Research reveals wheelchair users' experiences sourcing first wheelchair

Research reveals wheelchair users' experiences sourcing first wheelchair

yesterday, Nov 16 at 9:39am
A recent report commissioned by spinal cord injury charity Back Up has released concerning criticism relating to the experiences of those getting their first wheelchair.
Mental health app wins national Stelios award

Mental health app wins national Stelios award

2 days ago, Nov 15 at 10:04am
A South London app developer has won the prestigious £30,000 Stelios Award for Disabled Entrepreneurs, in conjunction with Leonard Cheshire Disability, after creating a video diary app that supports people managing their mental health.
University turns attention to mobility scooter training

University turns attention to mobility scooter training

1 week ago, Nov 10 at 9:32am
A new project by Nottingham Trent University aims to provide mobility scooter users with an in-depth video for how to safely operate the vehicles following a rising trend in the number of users and the number of accidents.
Partnership leads to the installation of 75 stairlifts free of charge

Partnership leads to the installation of 75 stairlifts free of charge

2 weeks ago, Nov 03 at 12:37pm
A successful partnership between Acorn Stairlifts and national charity Marie Curie has seen the manufacturer supply and install Acorn stairlifts free of charge to Marie Curie patients with terminal illness.
NRS Sales Director leaves to become charity CEO

NRS Sales Director leaves to become charity CEO

3 weeks ago, Nov 02 at 4:58pm
NRS Healthcare Sales Director Andrew Stevenson has announced he is to leave his role as Sales Director at the end of 2017 as he joins Worcester-based charity Deaf Direct as the new CEO.
Number of fatal scooter accidents on the rise

Number of fatal scooter accidents on the rise

4 weeks ago, Oct 23 at 10:24am
Statistics from the Department of Transport reveal the number of deaths in 2016 resulting from mobility scooter accidents was 14, whilst the number of serious accidents was 61.
Charity launches new range and looks to forge more partnerships

Charity launches new range and looks to forge more partnerships

4 weeks ago, Oct 20 at 11:03am
Welwyn Garden City-based charity HAD (Hertfordshire Action on Disability) has launched a new range of dementia products & looks to forge new partnerships ahead of its 60th anniversary.
Stairlift specialist goes above and beyond to help ill war veteran

Stairlift specialist goes above and beyond to help ill war veteran

4 weeks ago, Oct 20 at 9:41am
Stairlift specialists Unicorn Stairlifts has recently supplied and installed a free curved stairlift for war veteran Gary  Westmoreland, when other companies would not.
Mobility Roadshow to close after 34 years

Mobility Roadshow to close after 34 years

Oct 13 at 11:26am
The Mobility Roadshow, an event which has been providing opportunities for disabled and older people to find out about driving and other mobility options since 1983, has announced it is to close.
Come and visit THIIS at Trade Days on stand TDD6

Come and visit THIIS at Trade Days on stand TDD6

Oct 06 at 1:21pm
Taking place on the 8th and 9th of October at the NEC in Birmingham, the industry comes together for Trade Days and the team at THIIS magazine are eager to meet you all.
 
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