Suffering incontinence can be a stressful condition, even when its just mild symptoms it can really play on your mind and affect your self-esteem, confidence and your willingness to take on new opportunities and stay active.
It’s a fact that the majority of housing stock in the UK is built upon two or more floors and that bungalows only account for a small proportion of homes overall.
Over the years, mobility scooters have undergone rapid evolution to today’s lightweight and highly portable models.
Mobility scooters have become an invaluable mode of transport to those with mobility issues and they are pretty much seen everywhere, allowing users to go on shopping trips, outings, holidays and for many other users without restrictions due to lack of mobility.
With storm Ciara currently wreaking havoc across the UK, it struck us as an appropriate time to look at weather protection and how you can best look after both yourself and your mobility equipment when the weather is not at its best.
There are so many activities around our home and garden that we take for granted, but what about when our mobility is not at it’s best and things begin to feel harder to do than they should?
In this gap between Christmas and Spring, we all need a little something to cheer us up and remind ourselves that in a few short weeks, we’ll be in Spring weather and (hopefully!) through all the winter weather.
For most of us, our mobility equipment gives us great service and support and helps us maintain independence and increase confidence.
But in turn, we sometimes need to do the odd bit of maintenance and care for our own equipment and show it the love it deserves!
There is no debate that getting into fresh air and the great outdoors is good for general health and increasing mobility. But when it comes to managing walking in terrain that is less than completely flat, some rollators just aren’t up to the task - which can be a frustration when you’ve always loved getting out and about exploring and your mobility equipment is letting you down.