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Photos: This solar powered wheelchair gives the disabled a chance to swim in the ocean

A solar-powered chair is allowing the wheelchair-bound a chance to swim, unaided, in the Greek sea. But without additional government assistance to promote the device’s upkeep and accessibility, it has suffered from vandalism and proven difficult for wheelchair-goers to get to. 260 more words

Mobility aids, what are they good for?

I started to use a walking stick when I was about 14 or 15 years old. To be perfectly honest, it didn’t actually help with the pain I had in my body when I walked, but it gave me something to lean on and thwack people with. 610 more words

Disability Aids

Wheelchair Charter

The Wheelchair Leadership Alliance, which was set up in January this year, has developed a Wheelchair Charter. This outlines 10 principles for how they believe wheelchair services should be commissioned and delivered. 122 more words

Accessibility

Tips for first-time wheelchair pushers

  1. Communicate.  Ask if there’s anything you need to know first.  NEVER touch or move a wheelchair without permission.
  2. Don’t overshoot checkouts and reception desks.  If you are level, your passenger has gone too far past it.
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Practical Advice

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Tips for first-time wheelchair pushers

  1. Communicate.  Ask if there’s anything you need to know first.  NEVER touch or move a wheelchair without permission.
  2. Don’t overshoot checkouts and reception desks.  If you are level, your passenger has gone too far past it.
  3. 270 more words
Practical Advice

Mobility Scooters

Mobility Scooters Offer Independence to those with Walking Disability

Hospital Beds

People in health care need often have to depend on others for each and every thing and hence losing their independence and dignity. 398 more words

Adjustable Beds