RISE4Disability – Exhibitor Roundup

It’s less than 10 days to go until RISE4Disability in Peterborough (12 July – get your FREE tickets here) – if you’ve not heard about RISE4Disability, then you can find out more here.  We’ve been looking at what exhibitors will be showcasing at RISE4Disability and here’s what we know Ottobock, Klaxon and Recare Ottobock will be showcasing the Zenit manual foldin...[Read More]

Sunrise to exhibit the new Salsa Q-Range at RISE4Disability

Sunrise will be exhibiting their new Salsa Q-Range at RISE4Disability in Peterborough, 12 July.  We like a new wheelchair – it’s no secret – and we’ve already seen the new Salsa Q100R and Q200R.  So, this is what you can expect to see at RISE4Disability. New Q-Range Powerchairs The new Salsa Q100R is a rear-wheel drive wheelchair aimed at wheelchair users with a lower clini...[Read More]

Recare showcase Ottobock at RISE4Disability Peterborough

Leading retailer Recare will be showcasing the Ottobock range at RISE4Disability Peterborough on 12 July, with the new Zenit active manual wheelchair and the B4 Power wheelchair being on hand.  Both users and prescribing professionals will be able to take a close up look at the new products as well as the Klaxon handbikes and the Ventus manual wheelchair. On your (hand)bike Klaxon handbikes are av...[Read More]

Coloplast showcase at RISE4Disability Peterborough

Leading continence and catheter specialists Coloplast will be showcasing their key products at RISE4Disability Peterborough, including the Speedicath Eve and the Speedicath Flex.  With a growing awareness of the wide range of toileting needs when it comes to disability, we’re trying to beat the stigma of talking about wee and poo here, so lets get right down to this. Something for the ladies...[Read More]

Freedom training sessions at Rise4Disability Peterborough

Freedom Wheelchair Skills founder Stuart Wheeler will be offering sessions for wheelchair users to build their skills at Rise4Disability.  We caught caught up with Stuart to learn more about Freedom and what he offers. Meeting the unmet need “Freedom Wheelchair Skills was started after I recognised a need for peer-led wheelchair skills training, for people who have a range of disabilities an...[Read More]

Survey about driverless vehicles

Disabled people are being asked to contribute to a survey about Driverless Vehicles being undertaken by UCL Post-Grad Ross Williams.  Ross is a masters student at University College London in Transport & City Planning. As part of his research, he is looking to expand the understanding of and influence how driverless vehicles can be of benefit to disabled users.   Many industry and media report...[Read More]

OmniServ launches wheelAIR trials at Edinburgh Airport

OmniServ, the UK’s leading airline and airport assistance services provider, has launched trials of the wheelAIR at  Edinburgh Airport, as part of its continued efforts to improve the experience for passengers requiring special assistance at U.K. airports.  The launch was supported by Michael Kerr, wheelAIR ambassador and sees the wheelAIR installed on a number of different wheelchair types. The w...[Read More]

Protecting the environment all year around at Sunrise

This year’s theme for World Environment Day, on Tuesday 5th June 2018, (and also Earth Day which fell on 22nd April) is ‘beat plastic pollution’. Sunrise chose to focus on the startling and catastrophic toll our use of plastic is taking on our planet and, in particular, on the seas and oceans, home to delicate balances of species and plant life. But as a mobility device manufacturer, Sunrise Medic...[Read More]

Topro to exhibit the Rollz Motion 2 at Rise 4 Disability 2018

Topro Limited will be showcasing its ever popular 2 in 1 rollator and wheelchair, the Rollz Motion 2 at Rise 4 Disability which takes place on July 12th at the East of England Showground, Peterborough. The Rollz Motion 2 is available in four colours (island blue, pebble white, matt black and dark purple) and incorporates a unique design which enables the user to transform it from a rollator into a...[Read More]

Mountain Trike launch new website

The Mountain Trike company, who produce and manufacture all terrain wheelchairs from their premises nr Nantwich in Cheshire, have just undergone a revamp and refresh of their website, which went live today, Monday 14th May 2018. Mountain Trike produce the Mountain Trike, the MT Evo and the MT Push, which were demo’d at Naidex. Tim Morgan, Managing Director and Inventor of the Mountain Trike,...[Read More]

Pioneering TGA product launches and popular test track delivers unique Naidex visitor experience

TGA has successfully delivered a multi-dimensional showcase to consumer and trade visitors at Naidex 2018 (25-26th April, NEC Birmingham), which included its test track and WHILL C powerchair. As a high profile exhibitor, the TGA stand and mobility test track provided a show highlight this year with significant numbers of visitors over the two days. The large range of TGA products was displayed al...[Read More]

International study reveals biggest difficulties

Data from new international research reveals biggest difficulties faced by wheelchair users.  The study by ComRes on behalf of the Toyota Mobility Foundation has highlighted the need for investment and innovation in the development of assistive technologies for people with limited mobility. International study reveals biggest difficulties The research, which polled wheelchair users in five countri...[Read More]

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