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Clever Cogs project update

Hi all Shawn here with an update on how Clever Cogs is progressing across the trial sites. This month has marked the start of phone drop-in surgeries as part of the Clever Cogs project in Dundee. Being held once fortnightly by the Digital Skills…See More
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bespoken Team posted a discussion

Chance to win £100 with survey for wheelchair users

Earn the chance to win £100 in Amazon vouchers by taking part in a research survey for people aged 16+ who use…See More
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People in USA Get Chance to Test New All Terrain Wheelchair for a Year.

Are you currently residing in the USA? Living and breathing all things USA? Is there a bald eagle resting on your shoulder right now as you read this? And are you a wheelchair user? If you answered yes to (most of) these questions, then listen up!…See More
Tuesday
Mobility Roadshow posted a blog post
Feb 5

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Paul Richoux posted a discussion

Lego's New Wheelchair Figurine is Taking the Internet by Storm

One guy has received a lot of attention this week; he’s a young man, with a big smile, sporting a beanie and uses a wheelchair. “What’s so special about that?” - you may well ask. The answer is that he also happens to be about an inch tall and…See More
Feb 4
TGA Mobility posted a blog post
Feb 4
Traighana Smith posted a video

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Rashid Paediatric Centre on Vimeo

My name is Traighana Smith and I’m a film maker recently started volunteering at Blackwood. In 2010 I travelled to Dubai to film a short documentary on a paediatric centre. Rashid Paediatric Therapy Centre is unique in the Gulf for its…
Feb 2
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Jan 29
bespoken Team posted a discussion

The University of Coventry creates an app to help reduce risk of falling at home.

by Ainara CarmonaI recently spoke to Nikki Holliday, a researcher at the Centre for Technology Enabled Health, at the University of Coventry. Nikki, together with other researchers, has developed an app called Fallcheck, with the aim of helping…See More
Jan 28

Staff
Paul Richoux posted a discussion

Cibocal – not another kitchen adaptation

Alright so there are already quite a lot of adaptations for cooking and food preparation. There was…See More
Jan 28
Theraposture posted a blog post

Theraposture Assistive Beds Make Life Easier If You Have Parkinson's

Parkinson's disease is a condition in which part of the brain become progressively damaged over many years. The main symptoms of Parkinson's are Tremor (involuntary shaking of particular parts of the body), slow movement and stiff and inflexible…See More
Jan 27

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Paul Richoux posted a discussion

5 Ridiculously Bad Attempts at Wheelchair Ramps

People in the know are all too well aware at how poor disabled access often is in public spaces or buildings. So it’s great when people try. It’s even better when they succeed.Here are a few examples of presumably good intentions gone wrong which…See More
Jan 26

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AMAZING BRITISH INVENTION LOOPWHEELS RETURN TO THE MOBILITY ROADSHOW THIS YEAR AT ICONIC SILVERSTONE

Posted by Mobility Roadshow on February 5, 2016 at 11:00 0 Comments

The Nottinghamshire company behind the revolutionary new shock-absorbing wheels, Loopwheels, are looking forward to another great show at Mobility Roadshow in May. Last year’s show at Castle Donington was a huge success for them. 

Director Gemma Pearce says: “We had…

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Ex-Celebrity Bodyguard & Crash Survivor Continues Charity Work For Essex Air Ambulance Thanks To TGA Mobility Scooter

Posted by TGA Mobility on February 4, 2016 at 9:59 0 Comments

Sean Russell, 48 from Clacton-on-Sea, is a retired Close Protection Specialist whose life was saved by Essex Air Ambulance following a serious Road Traffic Accident. Despite his disabilities, Sean can now continue his fundraising for the Air Ambulance through ownership of a new limited…

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Theraposture Assistive Beds Make Life Easier If You Have Parkinson's

Posted by Theraposture on January 27, 2016 at 16:33 0 Comments

Parkinson's disease is a condition in which part of the brain become progressively damaged over many years. The main symptoms of Parkinson's are Tremor (involuntary shaking of particular parts of the body), slow movement and stiff and inflexible muscles. Difficulties with sleeping ie. Insomnia is also common with this condition so the need for a comfortable and motorised bed from Theraposture is vital. …

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Theraposture Assistive Beds and Care Cots Launch Price Match Challenge

Posted by Theraposture on January 26, 2016 at 11:00 0 Comments

Theraposture, who has been leading the way in assistive furniture since 1981, has recently launched their Price Match Challenge.

Running until 31 March 2016, Theraposture will beat ANY comparable paediatric bed or cot bed quotation that you may have. 

They have launched this new offer with the statement: "We cannot be beaten on quality. We cannot be beaten on service. Now we will NOT be beaten on price."

They also have superb offers on…

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Do you live in the USA, use a wheelchair and love the outdoors? 

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Inspirational stories about people achieving remarkable things:

Two friends covered the world famous Camino de Santiago in an extraordinary 34 days and with a wheelchair. Click here to read the full story.

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with some really insightful an interesting stuff. He has been kind enough to allow us to share it with you. 

 

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