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?
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.
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.
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.