If you’re preparing to purchase or lease a powered wheelchair (otherwise known as a powerchair) there are a few things that you should consider. Here a…
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Mr Barker’s Bath When Essential Bathing received a call from Mrs Barker they knew she had a distinctive problem but not one we couldn’t help with. He…
EVERYDAY SUPERHEROES WIN THE CHANCE TO TEAM UP WITH A HOST OF PARALYMPIANS AND CELEBRITY TEAM CAPTAINS Twenty four Everyday Superheroes have won the c…
Thousands of people to join in Disabled Access Day celebrations around the UK as new events unfold today and continuing over the weekend. Over 1,000 pl…
The S-Ergo 115 self-propel transit wheelchair from Karma Mobility weighs an incredibly light 8.3kg (18lbs) once the wheels and footplates have been rem…
Karma Mobility has an extensive range of lightweight aluminium wheelchairs which include some of the lightest wheelchairs on the market.
It's well known that online dating is one of the most common ways to meet new people. But did you know that the number of disabled people looking for romance on the internet is higher than ever? DisabilityMatches.com has plenty of information on this growing trend.
Accessibility Mark has joined forces with Disabled Access Day to encourage more disabled people to attend their participating riding centre to find o…
Children across England have begun to receive new running and swimming blades from the NHS, in a move by the government to help a future generation of young people get active and even become the next Paralympians.
INFINITI UK; following on from a recent training programme every INFINITI Centre across the UK is now able to provide a range of cars through the Motability Scheme.
On Monday the Minister for Welfare Delivery, Caroline Nokes announced the proposed social security benefit and pension rates for 2017-18, which included a change to the Carer’s Allowance earnings limit. Click here to Read more
Actress and writer Sally Phillips is a mother to three boys, all of whom like swimming, cricket, ice-cream and Barcelona football club. Olly, the eldest, also has Down’s Syndrome. Following the announcement that a new screening test is said to detect Down’s Syndrome in pregnancies with 99 percent accuracy, Sally examines this emotionally charged subject and asks what effect the test could have on our society.
Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson to open two new NHS local wheelchair services in and around London boroughs. Click here to read more.
Don’t Block The Drop Campaign Highlights Nationwide Problem - Don’t Block The Drop Campaign Highlights Nationwide Problem Campaign Highlights A national campaign by DisabledGo.com, the UK's most popular and trusted Accessibility Checker, has highlighted a shocking number of dropped kerbs being blocked by a range of vehicles across the UK. The 'Don’t Block the Drop' campaign launched in early 2016 to raise awareness of the serious issues that blocking dropped kerbs cause disabled people and those with reduced mobility.
Tesco parking officials are using handheld gadgets to catch out disabled bay cheats, it has emerged amid supermarket clampdowns on fake blue badges.
Stuart Dunne will feature on Going Back, Giving Back!
Meet Fred. Fred is just a regular everyday type of guy with regular everyday problems. All Fred wants to do is be like everyone else, he wants to land himself a good job and settle down with a nice girl... Fred just wants to fit in.
CONGRATULATIONS! Will Bayley went one better than his silver medal performance at London 2012 with GOLD last night in the Class 7 Table Tennis as Bayley Tops The Table. Well Done Will!
Superhuman Sunday - Richard Whitehead led another medal charge. - Richard Whitehead led another medal charge & defended his T42 200m title in fine style. Whitehead’s was the outstanding British performer. Superhuman Sunday
After a tense run-up the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games got underway in spectacular style. The financial crisis and poor ticket sales that had dogged preparations appear to have both been solved in time for the party – although the Russian team, of course, weren’t invited.
Ottobock launches a new range of running blades for the budding jogger! Ottobock has created a line of running blades that includes a blade for active children and a running blade for adults that is suitable for jogging and those just starting out. The addition of these blades means Ottobock now offers more choice for amputees based on their running style, whether that is recreational jogging or competitive running.
Fish Insurance are going to be offering life and serious injury insurance through VitalityLife.
Motability has more than 500 cars available for NO advance payment, so what are you waiting for?
Friday’s National Diversity Awards (NDA) ceremony was held in the magnificence of Liverpool’s Anglican Cathedral. The NDAs are based in Liverpool and i…