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Disabled war hero and Invictus Games competitor announced as UK ambassador for TGA Whill Powerchair

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Lamin Manneh, 40, from Manchester, disabled war hero, para-athlete and Invictus Games competitor, is “honoured” to have been appointed as the first Ambassador for the new WHILL powerchair from …

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Added by TGA Mobility on September 13, 2017 at 9:07 — No Comments

Blackwood's 2017 AGM to be hosted in state of the art accessible sports centre

We see a Scotland where being active is a way of life, where health and wellbeing is at the heart of society, making a positive impact on people and communities.

We are delighted to confirm the venue is the National Sports Training Centre in Largs, Ayshire on Tuesday 19th September 2017.…

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Added by bespoken Team on September 11, 2017 at 12:30 — No Comments

Abacus to offer free educational seminars, advice guides and a ‘Tiny the Turtle’ free prize draw at DNEX 2017.

Leading assisted bath specialist Abacus Healthcare will be offering educational seminars, free advice guides and a ‘Tiny the Turtle’ free prize draw at DNEX 2017.

27-28th Sept: DNEX (Disability North), stand 49, Newcastle Racecourse, High Gosforth Park, Newcastle upon Tyne NE3 5HP. Free admission.

DNEX is an exhibition that provides information, advice and equipment for disabled people, older adults, carers and health and social care professionals. It…

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Added by Abacus Healthcare on September 11, 2017 at 9:30 — No Comments

The Outdoor Guide with Julia Bradbury showcases accessible walks with pioneering WHILL powerchair

TGA Mobility is delighted to announce it is working with the outdoor online resource ‘The Outdoor Guide’, co-founded by TV presenter Julia Bradbury and her sister Gina, to showcase more wheelchair friendly walks using the WHILL powerchair.…



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Added by TGA Mobility on September 6, 2017 at 9:30 — No Comments

Theraposture demonstrating rotating bed and future-proof care cot at Rise 4 Disability

Theraposture will be providing informative demonstrations of its trusted Rotoflex turning bed system and future-proof Mascot cot at Rise 4 Disability.7 th September: Rise 4 Disability, Stand B1, Kent Showground, Maidstone, ME14 3JF, 10am - 4pm, free admission.







Theraposture and its…

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Added by Theraposture on August 21, 2017 at 12:38 — No Comments

Theraposture demonstrating rotating bed and future-proof care cot at Rise 4 Disability

Theraposture will be providing informative demonstrations of its trusted Rotoflex turning bed system and future-proof Mascot cot at Rise 4 Disability.7 th September: Rise 4 Disability, Stand B1, Kent Showground, Maidstone, ME14 3JF, 10am - 4pm, free admission.…



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Added by Theraposture on August 21, 2017 at 12:30 — No Comments

Dan Trask aged 30, remains an active cool Dad thanks to a trendy TGA Minimo mobility scooter.

Despite living with breathing and walking difficulties, X-box and football fan Dan Trask aged 30 from Somerset, has discovered how to remain an active cool Dad thanks to a trendy TGA Minimo mobility scooter.

Dan has two young daughters aged…

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Added by TGA Mobility on August 18, 2017 at 10:43 — No Comments


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Game of Thrones Character finally gets wheelchair! Our review...

Okay so maybe you aren’t remotely interested in the hit HBO series ‘Game of Thrones’ but bear with me.

 

Quick back story with only minimal spoilers*

In the very first episode we saw the young character of Bran Stark fall from a tower. The resulting fall left him paralysed and for several past seasons in this pseudo medieval fantasy world he was alternatively carried by someone or dragged along in a makeshift sledge. Not ideal.

No more however. It only took…

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Added by Paul Richoux on August 18, 2017 at 8:25 — 2 Comments

New patient turning system provides life-changing benefits

The VENDLET turning and repositioning system is the latest innovation in patient handling and single-handed care.  The concept is based on a set of motorised roller bars and sheets, which gently turn or reposition the patient, dramatically reducing the risk of shear and friction and providing welcome relief for carers.  The advent of mechanised turning also allows for reduced care handling, providing cost savings but, equally importantly, greater…

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Added by Natalie Webber on August 14, 2017 at 10:30 — 1 Comment

Have you seen The ONE?

Invacare is pleased to release two brand new videos on the Ocean family of shower chair commodes. These now complete a full series of videos that showcase how the flexibility and modularity of the Ocean family really makes it THE ONE.

 

The first video, which focuses on the…

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Added by Invacare UK on July 27, 2017 at 8:00 — No Comments

87-year-old Tony wins TGA Minimo and future proofs freedom

Tony Purchase, 87 from Bookham near Leatherhead, has been presented with his winning Minimo mobility scooter following a successful entry to TGA’s latest newsletter and…

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Added by TGA Mobility on July 25, 2017 at 11:36 — No Comments

Theraposture ready to beat comparable paediatric care cot quotes

Our range of assistive cots is as expansive as it gets. The wide selection available means that Theraposture is first choice for adjustable paediatric cots for disabled children.



Whether they are for disabled children or adults, the comfort and peace of…

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Added by Theraposture on July 25, 2017 at 9:16 — No Comments

Four TGA mobility scooters deliver fun-filled freedom for Norfolk family

Despite both living with restricted mobility, Barbara and Peter Chapman from Norfolk, aged 77 and 80 respectively, continue to live life to the full thanks to a TGA Breeze S4Breeze S3GTMinimo Plus and recently launched …

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Added by TGA Mobility on July 21, 2017 at 11:02 — No Comments

Ben continues to access pleasurable bathing at home thanks to adjustable platform bath

Ben Wilde, aged 32, lives with his family in Marchwiel and is supported by carers due to a range of challenging disabilities. Ben’s bathtime is now safer and more enjoyable thanks to a new Gemini bath from Abacus Healthcare

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The Gemini, necessitated by Ben’s deteriorating health, is fully height…

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Added by Abacus Healthcare on July 18, 2017 at 9:47 — No Comments

Heroic Battle of Britain pilot Tom chooses Theraposture Rotoflex bed to future-proof his independence and ability to stay at home

96-year-old Tom Neil is a famous Royal Air Force fighter pilot and ‘Ace’ of the Second World War who is benefitting from better sleep and more comfort thanks to a powered profiling and rotational bed.



Tom is a highly respected veteran of WW2 and completed 141 combat missions for the RAF during…

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Added by Theraposture on July 18, 2017 at 7:40 — No Comments

Abacus Healthcare team help to raise over £2,000 for Young Epilepsy by completing British 10k

Bob Gibbs, Regional Sales Manager and Jon Nock Marketing Consultant for Abacus Healthcare have run the British 10k in London to raise funds for the Young Epilepsy charity.



Abacus is a trusted and proven manufacturer of powered baths that provide accessible bathing for disabled…

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Added by Abacus Healthcare on July 14, 2017 at 12:39 — No Comments

TGA Mobility responds to Police call to help vulnerable and homeless Sudbury wheelchair user

TGA Mobility, the UK’s leading mobility scooter specialist with an Independent Living showroom in…

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Added by TGA Mobility on July 14, 2017 at 10:58 — No Comments

Blackwood unveils its new fully accessible futuristic homes in Dundee!

An extraordinary experience was had by all as Blackwood unveiled its brand new fully accessible flats in Dundee.

 

Designed to be beautiful, affordable, accessible and connected, the big opening was held inside one of the flats that served as a show home for the day prior to its occupant moving in…

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Added by bespoken Team on June 29, 2017 at 15:27 — No Comments

Informative Accessible Bathing Funding Literature Popular On Abacus Healthcare Stand at Kidz South

Abacus Healthcare has received healthy numbers of specialist bath enquiries, literature requests and entries to win its company Mascot ‘Trevor the Turtle’ at Kidz-to-Adultz-South.



Abacus is a trusted and proven manufacturer of powered baths that provide…

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Added by Abacus Healthcare on June 15, 2017 at 11:37 — No Comments

TGA'S Daniel Salter Makes A Second Donation to The J’s Hospice in Essex

Daniel Salter and his employer, TGA Mobility based in Suffolk, have made a second donation to The J’s Hospice in Essex despite his charity cycle ride coming to a dramatic end through a burst tyre.  



Keen cyclist and runner, Daniel Salter, is an enthusiastic supporter of The…

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Added by TGA Mobility on June 15, 2017 at 10:09 — No Comments

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