October 2015 Blog Posts (3)

Teen who has cerebral palsy rides the waves thanks to surf board adaptation

A collaborative effort involving British charity Cerebra, Surfability UK and Tonic Surf Therapy produced a unique surf board that is set to open up the waters to people who have severe disabilities. 13 year old Kai Lewis from Port Talbot loves extreme sports and the rush that comes with them. His cerebral palsy has prohibited him taking part in sports for the most part, until now that is.…

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Added by Rosalinda Scipioni on October 28, 2015 at 15:00 — No Comments

Are Carers Pushing Safe Wheelchair Loads?

 Ailsa Reston, OT, highlights the benefits of motorised power packs to protect carers from excessive back strain, when propelling manual attendant-controlled wheelchairs

 

1. About the Author: Ailsa Reston, Occupational Therapist

Ailsa Reston qualified as an OT in 1986 from St. Andrews School of Occupational Therapy. She initially worked in the NHS in the field of adult physical medicine and then specialised in the field of neurology and the treatment…

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Added by TGA Mobility on October 20, 2015 at 13:04 — 1 Comment

TGA Mobility Launches #ScootAndBeSeen Mobility Scooter Safety Campaign

TGA, a leading nationwide specialist in mobility scooters, has introduced a new 'Scoot and Be Seen' initiative to ensure its customers can maximise their visibility and safety during the winter and beyond.

Since opening 30 years ago, TGA has always…

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Added by TGA Mobility on October 16, 2015 at 8:38 — No Comments

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