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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

"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 bit disappointed. Be warned, this article contains…

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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 Professional/public sector Dog Handler in Yorkshire and Wally directed 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 retirement due to phocomelia, John was a postal room supervisor…

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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 healthcare product start up, Staels Design, with the input…

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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

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 results: 

  • Men’s IF6 Shotput,…
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Added by TGA Mobility on October 9, 2017 at 9:30 — No Comments

Cobble-Beating TGA Breeze Mobility Scooter Helps Disabled University Chaplain

Reverend David Hutchison, 52 and Chaplain at the University of Aberdeen, has been funded with a new TGA Breeze Midi 4 mobility scooter so he can continue supporting over 14,000 students and 2,000 staff despite living with a disability.

The University of Aberdeen dates back to 1495…

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Added by TGA Mobility on September 26, 2017 at 8:59 — No Comments

Sports and fitness AGM is massive hit for Blackwood

Blackwood’s Annual General Meeting scored an epic goal with everyone on Tuesday with a packed programme built around activity and fitness to encourage people to take part. Taking place inside the Inverclyde National Sports Training Centre in Largs, this venue (possibly the most accessible sports facility in the U.K.) provided the ideal place for our customers, staff and board…

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Added by bespoken Team on September 22, 2017 at 9:44 — No Comments

Holidaying on cruise ships with my folding mobility scooter is ‘absolutely liberating’ says Rachel

Rachel Gibson-Leigh from Brighton, who lives with restricted mobility, has just proven holidaying on cruise ships with a folding TGA Minimo Plus mobility scooter is ‘absolutely liberating’.



Rachel is an accomplished book and graphic designer who…

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Added by TGA Mobility on September 20, 2017 at 13:26 — No Comments

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. Invitations to customers and members have been sent and we…

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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

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 3 and 7 and lives with his partner in scenic Timberscombe, near…

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

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

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