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Anne Walker replied to bespoken Team's discussion Getting on a plane when you have a disability – the best and the worst…
"Accessibility is an issue at most airports from the minute you arrive. when booking you ask for assistance but this only seems to start when you check in, so how do you get from a vehicle to check in with one person in a wheelchair that cannot self…"
15 hours ago
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Paul Richoux posted a discussion

Crab crawling boat is unlikely accessibility boost for wheelchair users

From the romanticised world of Moby Dick to Hemingway’s Old Man and the Sea, the…See More
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bespoken Team posted a discussion

Mobilituk is making the streets of Phnom Penh accessible

If anyone likes to travel, and you have to have a wheelchair/mobility scooter…See More
Feb 17

Staff
Paul Richoux posted a discussion

Cathy couldn't be happier with the care she's receiving... And she's gone digital!

Affected by very limited mobility, Cathy Young is a tenant and care customer of…See More
Feb 16
bespoken Team posted discussions
Feb 9

Staff
Paul Richoux posted a discussion

Elektroscooter - stylish concept without a reality?

Futuristic… innovative… revolutionary… these are all words that are…See More
Feb 9

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Paul Richoux liked Melissa McDonald's discussion Syrian Refugee Designs New Mobility Bicycle
Feb 9
bespoken Team replied to bespoken Team's discussion The Blackwood House
"Hi Helen, Thanks for your comment. I chased it up with our Strategic Development Director who oversees the Blackwood House project. Following feedback from customers and staff we have opted for a moveable hoist as opposed to a fixed installation.…"
Feb 8
Helen Donaldson replied to bespoken Team's discussion The Blackwood House
"I might be slightly (!) late in noticing this but I'd like to clarify that my dislike is for the use of a hoist for room to room travel.  Of course, for some people, a hoist is an essential item for transfer. "
Feb 6

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Paul Richoux replied to John Alexander Logan's discussion Location, Location, location.
"Thanks for letting me know John. As the survey is only for people who use a mobility aid I didn't fill it in myself. Did this stop you from submitting your answers?  If anyone has any queries about the survey they are encouraged to…"
Feb 6
John Alexander Logan posted a discussion

Location, Location, location.

Paul, I have just filled this survey out, like I was asked to do in the BeSpoken Bulletin and it asks for a State address and only offers American tate codes and no other options.Just thought you might want to know before you got more "observations"…See More
Feb 3

Blog Posts

TGA To Host Safe Mobility Scooter Driving Competition On Naidex TGA Test Track

Posted by TGA Mobility on January 24, 2017 at 11:54 0 Comments

TGA, the UK-leading mobility scooter specialist and official sponsor of the Naidex Test Track, will be offering consumers the chance to win a luxurious hamper by entering its ‘Test Track Challenge’ at the NEC, 28-30 March. (Opposite TGA’s stand A59).…

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Ex Eddie Stobart Trucker with MS returns to the open road following Stroke

Posted by TGA Mobility on January 9, 2017 at 10:51 0 Comments

Despite living with the affects of a Stroke and MS, John Yates, 51 from Kegworth in Leicestershire, is reliving his trucking days by riding a robust and funky Vita S mobility scooter from TGA.…



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Christmas comes early to hospice patients with Daniel's TGA wheelchair donation

Posted by TGA Mobility on December 16, 2016 at 12:35 0 Comments

Sudbury-based runner Daniel Salter and his local employer TGA Mobility, have donated a new StrongBack wheelchair to Colchester’s J’s Hospice for enhanced care of disabled locals this Christmas and beyond.…

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The Benefits of an Adjustable Bath for Both Bather and Carer

Posted by Abacus Healthcare on December 15, 2016 at 11:00 0 Comments

In this short video we show our popular hi-lo bath, the Gemini, demonstrated by David Bertorelli at Kidz to Adultz North 2016. The Gemini bath is a fully height adjustable bath that comes with an integrated variable-height platform to assist with bathing, drying and changing.

http://www.abacushealthcare.co.uk/videos/demonstrating-gemini-hi-lo-bath…

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Read the exclusive interview with the winner of the 'Best New Concept' at the Blackwood Design Awards 2016, Dr Rory Cooper from Pittsburgh...

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Cathy has been receiving care and support from Blackwood for nearly 20 years... and she couldn't be happier. Read her story here...

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