July 2016 Blog Posts (9)

11-Year-Old Frame Footballer with Cerebral Palsy Surprised with R82 Crocodile Walking Frame Donation

Toby Hawkridge, 11, who has Cerebral Palsy became the excited recipient of an R82 Crocodile Walking Frame, gifted to him recently by R82 whilst playing Frame Football at Basildon Soccability.

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R82 UK, specialist suppliers of adaptive solutions for disabled children and young adults, are supporting UK Frame Football clubs by donating eight Crocodile Walkers to…

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Added by R82 UK on July 22, 2016 at 12:30 — No Comments

Disabled 77-Year-Old David Continues To Coast Around Salcombe Thanks To New Folding TGA Mobility Scooter

David Multon, 77, who lives in Salcombe and Dorking, has taken ownership of a new type of folding Minimo Plus mobility scooter so he can continue enjoying a rewarding lifestyle despite living with mobility difficulties.

Before retiring David spent most of his career…

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Added by TGA Mobility on July 22, 2016 at 9:30 — No Comments

A BASIC GUIDE FOR BATHERS, FAMILIES AND CARERS - Why assisted bathing can be better than adaptive showering

As part of Abacus Healthcare's #BathingIsBetter campaign this FREE handy booklet explains the many reasons why having an assisted bath for your disabled child or dependent can be better than an accessible wet room or shower.

Download here: …

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Added by Abacus Healthcare on July 20, 2016 at 10:00 — No Comments

#BathingIsBetter Campaign Launched - Join The Discussion!

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Abacus Healthcare, a leading specialist in power-assisted baths, has launched a diverse communication programme to educate healthcare professionals, families and disabled bathers about the benefits of accessible bathing versus adapted showering

Abacus Healthcare is a trusted and proven provider of specialist baths for disabled…

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Added by Abacus Healthcare on July 11, 2016 at 14:26 — No Comments

How to position the Flamingo High-Low toileting and bathing chair over a toilet

In this first video from our new interactive toileting and bathing workbook, Advanced Practitioner OT, Helena Poulton demonstrates how to position the Flamingo High-Low over a toilet - with the help of the lovely Tia...and some bubbles! :-)…



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Added by R82 UK on July 11, 2016 at 13:34 — No Comments

Mobility Scooter Enables Disabled Ex-Mountaineer To Re-Discover Outdoor Adventures

Despite living with disability, William (Bill) Robertson, 66 from Bucks Burn near Aberdeen, has been able to revive his passion for outward-bound adventures thanks to a new 'Harley Davidson style' Supersport mobility scooter.



Originally born in Aberdeen, Bill has been a keen…

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Added by TGA Mobility on July 8, 2016 at 8:31 — No Comments

R82 UK Host educational seminars, product workshops and a R82 product “Review and Revive” service at Kidz to Adultz Wales

As the main event sponsor of Kidz to Adultz Wales, R82 will host a series of interactive on-stand seminars led by R82’s Managing Director Jon Preater, and Helena Poulton, Advanced Practitioner OT and Consultant to R82. The seminar programme includes:

  • 10am: “Considerations when choosing toileting and bathing equipment” 

    Helena Poulton, Advanced Practitioner OT and Consultant to…
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Added by R82 UK on July 6, 2016 at 12:33 — No Comments

Remap awards inventors

Remap is a very special charity. Its 900 volunteers use their skill and ingenuity to design and make equipment for disabled people.

Of course, many items of specialist equipment are now available, but what can you do when there seems to be nothing on the market that suits your needs? Or if you have a piece of equipment which needs adaptation for you to be able to use it?

It is for these situations that Remap exists. Established some 50 years ago when very little equipment was…

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Added by David Martin on July 5, 2016 at 8:53 — 2 Comments

Abacus Healthcare Demonstrate Adjustable Baths and 'Name the Bear' Competition at Kidz to Adultz Wales

Abacus Healthcare will be demonstrating its popular hi-lo baths at the new Kidz-to-Adultz-Wales exhibition and offering the chance to win a large cuddly toy bear.



Thursday 7th July 2016, House of Sport, Cardiff, CF11 8AZ. 9.30am – 4.30pm.…

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Added by Abacus Healthcare on July 4, 2016 at 12:36 — No Comments

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