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Disability, Accessibility & The Psychology of Style - "Madam, in My Experience People in Wheelchairs Prefer not to be Noticed" & Other Misconceptions.

Last year at NAIDEX, the disability equipment show in Birmingham, Fiona, Founder of Blue Badge Style, spoke about the importance of style when understanding the needs of someone with a disability. It never ceases to amaze that medical professionals don't see this as a critical factor in a person's well being! This is very much the manifesto and raison d'etre of Blue Badge Style - 'style and disability are not mutually exclusive'. Faced with no control over…

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Added by Fiona Jarvis on February 20, 2018 at 15:55 — No Comments

R82 launches new dynamic Meerkat stander that promotes learning through movement

Etac R82, the highly respected specialist manufacturer and supplier of assistive equipment for disabled individuals, is delighted to introduce its new pioneering dynamic stander for children – the R82 Meerkat.

R82 is a Danish brand of high quality, ergonomic products that…

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Added by R82 UK on February 16, 2018 at 10:28 — No Comments

Theraposture donate specialist adjustable double combination bed to DIYSOS Amanda

Name: Amanda Worne

Client challenges: Reduced mobility due to spinal injury

Solution: Double combination bed with dual profiling and variable height



Amanda Worne, aged 46 from Yapton near Arundel, West Sussex, is a remarkable lady who continues to rebuild her…

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Added by TGA Mobility on January 9, 2018 at 13:02 — No Comments

Battery Driven Mobility Scooters

Of course, electric mobility scooters are used most often by the elderly. Also used frequently by people with certain disabilities that makes walking difficult. Naturally, as well as people affected by illness.

Using a scooter provides the means to move around freely. Interacting with friends and family. Of course, as well as remaining active members of the community.

For a person to be able to use a scooter satisfactorily. He or she should be able to take a few steps. Able to…

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Added by Eric Roberts on January 8, 2018 at 9:56 — No Comments

Bob Gibbs demonstrates how the Scorpio accessible bath works

In this video Bob Gibbs, Area Sales Manager for Abacus Healthcare, demonstrates why the power-assisted Scorpio bath is a leading choice for OTs and disabled bathers.

Scorpio 1700 Height Adjustable Bath Compact yet exceptionally versatile, the Scorpio 1700 is height adjustable and comes with a manual or powered transfer…

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Added by TGA Mobility on December 19, 2017 at 14:35 — No Comments

Naval Veteran Shirley (81) Loves Her Independence With New Ibex Mobility Scooter

Shirley Smith aged 81 from North London just loves her Ibex scooter from TGA. Having being very active and travelling extensively before marriage and after her husband passed away, she hated being so restricted.…



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Added by TGA Mobility on December 19, 2017 at 12:02 — No Comments

89-Year-Old Retired Eddie Raises Funds for Orphanage On Ibex Mobility Scooter

Eddie Porter, aged 89 and retired farmer from Great Eccleston, has purchased a funky new TGA mobility scooter so he can continue selling ‘Pilling Potatoes’ to raise money for a Ugandan orphanage.

Eddie was originally from County Tyrone in Ireland and before retirement was successful in several…

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Added by TGA Mobility on December 7, 2017 at 11:25 — No Comments

Video Demonstration of the Gemini Height Adjustable Bath for Bathers Needing Specialist Care

In this time-lapse video David from Abacus Healthcare demonstrates the height-adjustable feature of the Gemini bath.

For bathers needing specialist care, the Gemini bath from Abacus Healthcare, is a fully height adjustable bath that comes with an integrated variable-height platform to assist with bathing, drying and…

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Added by Abacus Healthcare on December 7, 2017 at 10:11 — No Comments

Liam Braddell introduces the key features and benefits of the latest Rotoflex 200 Mk 2 Rotating Bed

In this video Liam Braddell introduces the key features and benefits of the latest Rotoflex 200 Mk 2 Bed from Theraposture. 

Representing a break-through in assistive technology, the enhanced Rotoflex 200 Mark 2 incorporates modular seat depth allowing four different choices plus the new option of an electrically height adjustable foot section – both a world’s first in turning bed systems.

These advantages are only available on Theraposture’s Rotoflex which continues to be the…

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Added by Theraposture on December 5, 2017 at 13:55 — No Comments

"Breathe." A Disability Representation Analysis..

‘Breathe’ is the directorial debut of motion capture wizard and all around amazing actor Andy Serkis. As a massive fan of Serkis (and other cast members), a movie buff and a person with disabilities, I was pretty much obliged to see the film. I must report back however that the depiction of disability left me a…

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Added by Tim Neill on November 28, 2017 at 20:30 — No Comments

Emma (82) and Disabled Husband Wally (93) Continue Passion for Outdoors with TGA Mobility Scooters

Emma Wateridge aged 82 and disabled husband Wally aged 93 from Hampshire, have regained their ability to enjoy the outdoors thanks to a pair of new Breeze S4 mobility scooters.

Before taking retirement, Emma was a…

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Added by TGA Mobility on November 14, 2017 at 10:46 — No Comments

Design Trends

Design is an impactful process that has a strong influence on society and it can in much way affect our well-being. Even if design is often about bringing function to our daily life, it's also about creating desires.

Design, from an Architect /Interior Designers view point be defined as "Visual Strategy". This means that design is not only a process but also considered as the final product /service. So design is interesting and relevant but now a days with human intervention it’s…

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Added by A Design Studio on November 10, 2017 at 8:40 — No Comments

Tim Ross from TGA talks to local radio about mobility scooter safety

In this video you will hear Tim Ross, National Sales Manager, being interviewed by local radio regarding safe mobility scooter driving.

This clip includes video footage from the recent safe driving awareness days held at TGA Mobility in Sudbury, Suffolk.

For further details regarding the latest tips for safer mobility…

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Added by TGA Mobility on November 9, 2017 at 10:19 — No Comments

Disabled Artist And Charity Volunteer Enjoys Life On Cult-Classic TGA Supersport Mobility Scooter.

John Hardwick, 55 from Brighton, is a vibrant character affected by Thalidomide who now enjoys life as a photographer, artist and charity volunteer thanks to a cult-classic TGA Supersport mobility scooter.

Before taking early…

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Added by TGA Mobility on November 8, 2017 at 11:35 — No Comments

Wheelchair Innovation Poised to Revolutionise the Mobility Industry

The much-anticipated cooling wheelchair backrest innovation, the wheelAIR, has just pierced the mainstream mobility market and is now available to purchase online

 

The award-winning wheelAIR® has been designed in Glasgow by…

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Added by Laura McFarlane on November 6, 2017 at 12:02 — No Comments

NEW Strongback Self-Propel Wheelchair With Advanced Lumbar Support

TGA Mobility, a trusted specialist in mobility scooterswheelchair and powerpacks, has launched the latest version of its ergonomic StrongBack wheelchair – a new self-propel version with contoured backrest.…

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Added by TGA Mobility on October 19, 2017 at 10:00 — No Comments

Theraposture Showcasing Tailor-Made Adjustable Care Cots at Kidz to Adultz North.

Theraposture, the leading specialist for tailor-made adjustable care cots and beds for disabled children and young adults, will be showcasing its caring and ethical approach at Kidz to Adultz North.



16th November: Kidz to Adultz North, Stand B13, 9.30am –…

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Added by Theraposture on October 19, 2017 at 9:06 — No Comments

Rotoflex case study - helping Linda remain at home with Parkinson's

Rotoflex bed helps determined retired RAF Nurse with Parkinson’s to remain at home.

Linda Fudge, 69 from Barton on Sea, Hampshire, is a charming lady who lives independently despite having Parkinson’s. She is fully determined to remain at home and avoid relocation into residential care. To ensure her preferred lifestyle is…

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Added by Theraposture on October 11, 2017 at 11:02 — No Comments

Rotoflex case study - helping Linda remain at home with Parkinson's

Linda Fudge, 69 from Barton on Sea, Hampshire, is a charming lady who lives independently despite having Parkinson’s. She is fully determined to remain at home and avoid relocation into residential care. To ensure her preferred lifestyle is maintained as long as possible, Linda has acquired a Rotoflex from Theraposture which is the…

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Added by Theraposture on October 11, 2017 at 11:00 — No Comments

Congratulations to TGA WHILL Ambassador on 2017 Invictus Games Success

Lamin Manneh, 40, from Manchester, disabled Army veteran and WHILL Powerchair Ambassador for TGA, has returned from the Invictus Games with four winning medals.



Lamin’s final…

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Added by TGA Mobility on October 9, 2017 at 9:30 — No Comments

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