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What is the Best Car for a Mobility Scooter?

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Travelling long distances with your mobility scooter doesn’t need to be a struggle. There are plenty of vehicles available these days that are not only suitable for mobility scooter users, but actually have features dedicated specifically for helping you get your mobility scooter in and out of the car. Here at Ideas In Action we […]

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How Long Does a Stairlift Last?

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Stairlifts generally last around 10 years, although this may vary depending on frequency of use, among other factors. To get the most out of your stairlift, you must ensure that any signs of a problem are identified and addressed quickly. In this article, discover all the factors that affect the lifespan of your stairlift. Here […]

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How to Look After Your Mobility Scooter Guide

A well-looked after mobility scooter should last for around five years. To maximise the lifespan of your mobility scooter, it’s important to take great care of each component. That includes the battery, brakes and lights. It should also be stored in a suitable environment and serviced annually by a professional. If you are looking for […]

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Covid – 19 Coronavirus

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A Message To Our Customers Concerning Coronavirus. As a supplier of mobility equipment such as stairlifts, mobility scooters and powerchairs, it naturally follows that a high proportion of our customers will be over 70 and/or have a long standing medical condition. It also naturally follows that those using that equipment are dependant on them to […]

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Your Guide to PIP (Personal Independence Payment)

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The government’s new Personal Independence Payment (PIP) is an assistance payment that helps individuals with the costs of living with a long term health condition or disability. It will replace the Disability Living Allowance (DLA) that has long been in use, and will apply to people aged 16-64. If your child receives payments and is […]

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The World’s Most Influential Artists with Disabilities

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Some of the artists in this list are world renowned for their works, and have been the subject of many books and television documentaries. Others are less well-known, but are equally captivating, whether for their attention to detail, the unique approach to their craft, or the broad scope of their artistic vision. What they all […]

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New Spoon Design is Breakthrough for People With Mobility Problems

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For some people with mobility-related conditions, using a traditional fork or spoon to eat can be a daily chore. Conditions like Huntington’s and Parkinson’s disease can cause the hands and body to involuntarily tremor, which can leave people feeling discouraged and embarrassed at mealtimes. Others have limited arm and hand movement and find eating equally […]

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Confusion and Anger Over Proposed Mobility Scooter Pavement Ban

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Mobility scooters have long been an effective and vital form of transport for many people with disabilities and mobility issues throughout the country. Scooters are a great way of maintaining your independence and free movement, but they have recently been placed under scrutiny following a London council’s controversial proposal to ban them from the pavement. […]

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