Rupert has invented a system to help a virtually bind man see again, using a camera, screen and virtual reality headset!
A rollater was adapted for an amputee by 3D printing special parts and…Continue
Added by David Martin on July 2, 2018 at 13:30 — No Comments
In a recent conversation with Helen Pain, the 62-year-old Edinburgh native told me her unusual story.
‘My brother and I were brought up in children’s homes and separated for 40 years, so I asked Jeremy Kyle to…Continue
Added by Abeer Darwish on June 28, 2018 at 14:29 — No Comments
A charity fundraising dinner was held last night in Edinburgh to honour the late Gordon Aikman on Global MND Awareness Day. The Event also included a silent auction which raised £46,786 for the charity MND Scotland.
Gordon Aikman led a successful career as a political researcher and campaigner before being…Continue
Added by bespoken Team on June 22, 2018 at 9:30 — No Comments
Edinburgh, Scotland - June 5, 2018 - OmniServ, the UK’s leading airline and airport assistance services provider, is rolling out a trial of the innovative wheelAIR® cooling backrest cushion at…Continue
The award-winning cooling backrest cushion start-up, wheelAIR®, are seeking outgoing manual wheelchair users to join their exclusive wheelAIR PRO community.
The benefits of becoming a wheelAIR PRO include the chance to buy a significantly reduced limited edition wheelAIR, as well as access to the wheelAIR PRO online community. wheelAIR…Continue
Added by Laura McFarlane on April 11, 2018 at 11:56 — No Comments
Glasgow based healthcare start-up wheelAIR are supporting patients of Glasgow’s Queen Elizabeth National Spinal Injuries Unit.
wheelAIR are offering each member of the Glasgow Inter-Spinal Games team the opportunity to use their innovative, self-cooling backrest cushion. This is so the…Continue
Added by Laura McFarlane on April 11, 2018 at 11:30 — No Comments
This year's FREE Mobility Scooter Safe Driving day at the TGA showroom in Sudbury, Suffolk on Thursday 19th April between 11am and 3pm will be bigger and better than ever!
This fun event will offer the following:
• FREE safe driving tips and advice
• FREE health check for all mobility scooters
• FREE safe driving certificate
• FREE test drives…
Added by TGA Mobility on March 26, 2018 at 10:28 — No Comments
ONE of the country’s top wheelchair basketball stars is to judge the Blackwood Design Awards which aims to find the best new innovations to help people with disabilities.
Robyn Love, from Ayr, represented the British team at the 2016…Continue
Added by bespoken Team on March 22, 2018 at 14:06 — No Comments
TGA, a proven specialist in quality mobility scooters, has forged a new relationship with the charity Parkinson’s UK, which means the charity’s members can now purchase a TGA mobility scooter at a reduced price.
Parkinson’s UK is the…Continue
Added by TGA Mobility on March 12, 2018 at 11:17 — No Comments
At Kidz-to-Adultz-Middle, TGA Mobility will be exhibiting for the first time with examples from its quality wheelchair, wheelchair powerpack and powerchair range – ideal for teenagers and young adults with restricted mobility.…
Added by TGA Mobility on March 8, 2018 at 12:02 — No Comments
In this video you can watch TGA's blogger Beth trialling the TGA WHILL powerchair. In this blog she takes the WHILL personal electric vehicle on the bus. She finds that getting up the ramp is easy, as is the cornering, and Beth has a really positive experience.
In Beth's latest blog she takes the TGA WHILL powerchair out to a family meal to celebrate her brother's birthday, and gets to try out the WHILL's moveable seat feature.
You can read Beth's…Continue
Added by TGA Mobility on March 5, 2018 at 12:05 — No Comments
Etac R82, the UK’s leading specialist in Scandinavian-inspired assistive equipment for disabled children and adults, will be offering invaluable product demonstrations and CPD-accredited seminars at Kidz-to-Adultz-Middle.
Thursday 15th March 2018, 9.30am – 4.30pm, Ericsson Exhibition Hall, Ricoh Arena, Coventry CV6 6GE. Stand D1. Free entry and parking.…Continue
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…Continue
Added by Fiona Jarvis on February 20, 2018 at 15:55 — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by R82 UK on February 16, 2018 at 10:28 — No Comments
Name: Amanda Worne
Client challenges: Reduced mobility due to spinal injury
Solution: Double combination bed with dual profiling and variable height
Added by TGA Mobility on January 9, 2018 at 13:02 — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Eric Roberts on January 8, 2018 at 9:56 — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by TGA Mobility on December 19, 2017 at 14:35 — No Comments
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.…
Added by TGA Mobility on December 19, 2017 at 12:02 — No Comments
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 careers including dairy farming, building and biscuit…Continue
Added by TGA Mobility on December 7, 2017 at 11:25 — No Comments