Information & Advice

What are Personal Wheelchair Budgets & Wheelchair Vouchers?

What are Personal Wheelchair Budgets & Wheelchair Vouchers?

Personal wheelchair budgets are there to improve choice and control for patients who use a wheelchair.

Normally, you will have been assessed and there will have been a discussion about your health and well-being needs and the outcomes that you want to achieve with your wheelchair with a clinician. 

3 months ago
Understanding Community Equipment Prescriptions
The Rollz Motion Rhythm - Greater independence  for Parkinson’s sufferers

The Rollz Motion Rhythm - Greater independence for Parkinson’s sufferers

For anybody suffering from neurological diseases, such as Parkinson’s or multiple Sclerosis, and others, there can be an associated loss of confidence and coordination creating frustration and potential isolation.

3 months ago
MS Awareness Week 2021

MS Awareness Week 2021

This year it has been especially difficult for Multiple Sclerosis (MS) sufferers, either in receiving diagnosis and treatment, or just in the management of their symptoms in light of the huge upheaval caused by the pandemic.

3 months ago
Best aids to help recuperation and recovery
Is a spring clean good for your health?
Will the UK run out of mobility equipment?

Will the UK run out of mobility equipment?

You probably don’t give much thought to where mobility equipment comes from, but in fact, much of it is sourced internationally and with the current pressure on logistics caused by numerous pressures, a threat to supply into the UK is a very real possibility.

4 months ago
What are the benefits of using hoists?

What are the benefits of using hoists?

An established piece of equipment in any hospital ward or care home setting, hoists provide an essential lifting function, enabling the transfer of patients in both a comfortable and safe manner.

4 months ago
Looking forward to outings after lockdown

Looking forward to outings after lockdown

With the huge advances in the roll-out of vaccines against Covid-19 and the success this is having in stopping the spread of infection, many are now looking forward to the freedoms ahead and to finally be able to venture on outings, day trips and holidays with friends and family.

5 months ago
What’s in a nap? is daytime rest good for you?

What’s in a nap? is daytime rest good for you?

As well as helping us to increase our productivity, experts have found many health benefits of a daytime snooze.

5 months ago