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Online retailer increases focus on dementia friendly range following consumer demand

Online retailer increases focus on dementia friendly range following consumer demand

2 weeks ago, May 17 at 10:05am
Manage At Home, Medequip’s online retail store, has released its new catalogue containing a section dedicated to dementia friendly aids in response to a growing demand from its customers.
Cosyfeet look to support community project with annual award

Cosyfeet look to support community project with annual award

2 weeks ago, May 17 at 2:49pm
Cosyfeet, a supplier of footwear with extra room for swollen feet, is offering its Community Project Award of £750 to help support projects aimed at enriching the lives of older people.
120 carriages to be upgraded in major accessibility programme

120 carriages to be upgraded in major accessibility programme

2 weeks ago, May 16 at 12:26pm
Arriva Trains Wales, in partnership with the Welsh Government and Transport for Wales, has commenced an 18-month programme to make its fleet more accessible to those with mobility needs.
Mobility retailer uses social media to get scooter sale in pole position

Mobility retailer uses social media to get scooter sale in pole position

2 weeks ago, May 16 at 12:16pm
Harrogate-based Yorkshire Care Equipment has shared an interesting video across its social media platforms to promote its annual Great Yorkshire Scooter Sale.
Mobility insurer talks scooter safety, training centre availability and the introduction of standard assessment

Mobility insurer talks scooter safety, training centre availability and the introduction of standard assessment

2 weeks ago, May 16 at 12:12pm
Following the popularity of its brand-new Safety Assessment Track at this year’s Naidex, Fish Insurance says there is a need for more access to training centres and suggests the introduction of standard assessment for all users.
WheelAIR’s Corien Staels delivers TEDx Talk in Glasgow University

WheelAIR’s Corien Staels delivers TEDx Talk in Glasgow University

2 weeks ago, May 15 at 11:27am
Corien Staels, the young entrepreneur who created and brought the  WheelAIR cooling backrest cushion to the market, recently delivered an engaging TEDx Talk at the University of Glasgow, asking listeners to take a moment and imagine life from the perspective of someone with a disability.
Deaf people encouraged to speak up in stores for their ‘right to hear’

Deaf people encouraged to speak up in stores for their ‘right to hear’

2 weeks ago, May 15 at 10:40am
To mark Deaf Awareness Week (14th – 21st May 2018), assistive hearing technology specialists  Contacta has released advice for deaf people to help ensure the services and venues they use are accessible.
Medequip prepares to take action to support Dementia Action Week

Medequip prepares to take action to support Dementia Action Week

2 weeks ago, May 15 at 9:08am
Medequip, one of the longest serving providers of contracted out Community Equipment Services, is attending a number of activities to support the Alzheimer’s Society’s Dementia Action Week taking place on the 21st May – 27th May 2018.
New ‘TGA Living’ showroom in Surrey to launch this May

New ‘TGA Living’ showroom in Surrey to launch this May

2 weeks ago, May 15 at 11:29am
Previously operating under the Hexagon Healthcare moniker, TGA Mobility will reopen its Surrey store under its ‘TGA Living’ brand, bringing it in line with the parent brand.
Family member joins the growing Wilcare team

Family member joins the growing Wilcare team

2 weeks ago, May 14 at 3:59pm
Wilcare, a manufacturer of  rise and recline furniture based in the UK, has appointed Molly Kiff to the position of administrative assistant.
 
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