Encouraging Elderly Parents to Accept Help

Encouraging Elderly Parents to Accept Help

We spend the first few years of our lives being cared for by our parents and loved ones. But one day the time comes in our lives when the roles are reversed, and it may be our time to look after parents and loved ones. Having this role reversal accepted by elderly...
The Benefits of Using an Electric Wheelchair

The Benefits of Using an Electric Wheelchair

You may be thinking about upgrading your wheelchair to an electric power wheelchair or simply want to find out more about the benefits of buying an electric wheelchair. Electric wheelchairs can offer those with limited mobility a number of benefits, including the...
Using Pressure Cushions to Prevent Pressure Sores

Using Pressure Cushions to Prevent Pressure Sores

A pressure ulcer (also known as a pressure sore) can be common in those that use wheelchairs, as well as those that have limited or no mobility. Staying in one position for too long can significantly increase the risk of sores, which is why cushions and other measures...
Summer Safety for Children with Special Needs

Summer Safety for Children with Special Needs

As we arrive into the summer months, the safety of special needs children can be a great worry for parents. The sun and warmth leads us to spend much more time outside, which could present more of a danger to those with limited mobility or poor communication skills....
Why 24-hour Postural Management is Important

Why 24-hour Postural Management is Important

Postural management is necessary for a large number of people that have trouble with their movement and posture. Being able to move freely and keep our bodies up against gravity using our muscles is not always possible, which is why postural care is necessary for so...
A Guide to Wheelchair Posture

A Guide to Wheelchair Posture

Maintaining good posture while in a wheelchair is incredibly important to help those with limited mobility get around easily without risk of injury. Because wheelchair users spend their day sitting, there a number of crucial factors that are necessary to maintain good...
Wheelchair Safety Tips

Wheelchair Safety Tips

Wheelchairs provide those with limited mobility the freedom and independence to get around on their own and carry on with daily tasks without much help. When purchasing a wheelchair, a full assessment should take place to ensure that there is enough support and that...
Wheelchair Eligibility in Ireland

Wheelchair Eligibility in Ireland

Wheelchair Eligibility in Ireland: Claiming Taxes and Expenses on Your Wheelchair There are an estimated forty thousand wheelchair users living in Ireland and many are unsure about the tax and expenses they can claim for equipment relating to their disability. Buying...
Christmas Gift Guide for Wheelchair Users

Christmas Gift Guide for Wheelchair Users

Christmas is fast approaching which means it is that time of year to think about the gifts that you will buy for friends and family. Buying the perfect gift for a loved one during the holiday season can be a lot of pressure but it should also be joyful to treat those...
How to Maintain a Mobility Scooter

How to Maintain a Mobility Scooter

Mobility scooters are the perfect solution to getting around when it is difficult to walk. They allow users to easily get outdoors, do the shopping and visit loved ones without being faced by the limitations of being immobile. Mobility scooters can last up to five...