Information & Advice

Easier ways to open cans and jars in the kitchen

Easier ways to open cans and jars in the kitchen

The seemingly innocuous task of opening cans, bottles and jars, can create great difficulty for many people, as they struggle to use traditional can openers, like the one in the image above, due to the strength, coordination and grip needed - tight lids on jars or bottles can be equally as challenging.
10 day ago
Coronavirus and my elderly relatives - What should I do?

Coronavirus and my elderly relatives - What should I do?

The current Coronavirus outbreak, now classified by the WHO as having Pandemic characteristics, is leaving people with elderly friends and relatives with many areas of concern and confusion.

With the general advice from the Government being that we should all be limiting the amount of close proximity contact with others generally, how do we manage the necessity to manage to visit and being in contact with our elderly friends and relatives, without unknowingly putting them at increased risk of infection?

17 day ago
Preparing for spring outings, enjoy getting out there!

Preparing for spring outings, enjoy getting out there!

When it feels like the winter has lasted far longer than it should and with all the bad weather that accompanies it, it’s a great feeling to see the lighter evenings coming along and to get the feeling of warmer weather to come, encouraging us to venture out and enjoy the sunshine.
21 day ago
Equipment focus: Scooter and wheelchair Tyres

Equipment focus: Scooter and wheelchair Tyres

For enhanced comfort, as well as safety and grip, your tyres are an essential part of your wheelchair or mobility scooter and as with all parts, they should be regularly checked and replaced if they are worn or showing signs of cracking or splitting.

Having a good set of tyres on your wheelchair or scooter can help you to maintain grip over different terrains and indoor surfaces. The tread on tyres can vary and obviously if you intend to use over a more general outdoor surface, then a deeper tread pattern may be more advisable.

24 day ago
5 Tips for recuperating from your sports injury faster

5 Tips for recuperating from your sports injury faster

Whilst more and more of us are enjoying a healthy and active lifestyle, being active and doing sporty pursuits can have its potential dangers and lead to unwanted aches, strains, or even something more serious.

1 month ago
What could help make access in shopping centres easier?
Continence care - helping you live your life to the full

Continence care - helping you live your life to the full

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.

1 month ago
Why don’t more people use Stairlifts?

Why don’t more people use Stairlifts?

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.

1 month ago
Go portable! Finding the best folding Mobility Scooters

Go portable! Finding the best folding Mobility Scooters

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.

1 month ago