Shower chairs are one of the basic equipment for those living with disability or for ageing people when it comes to hygiene. These simplistic chairs allow a user to simply sit on the chair and either shower themselves or be showered by a carer. Additionally it provides users with a safe and comfortable place to rest while showering if they aren’t able to stand for long periods of time.
Patient lifting hoists are one of the many ways that people who live with disability move around. These hoists are especially popular with group homes and customer homes as most of them are portable and are easy to use.
Mobility power wheelchairs are one of Active Mobility’s core products and one of the main ways that people who live with disability become independent once more. However, like all electrical equipment they require the use of batteries and they need to be maintained to ensure optimal performance.
Compact mobility scooters are one of the core products that Active Mobility focuses on, however while mobility scooters have been around for a while there are still some misconceptions about lightweight travel mobility scooters. This could lead to an uninformed decision when purchasing them. That’s why today we’ll list some of those misconceptions and get some facts on whether or not it’s true.
With 2020 almost over it’s time to reflect back on the past 12 months. It’s been a year of ups and downs, especially with what’s going on around us at the moment. Here at Active Mobility we’re still able to assist our customers with providing them with mobility equipment that they need as well as providing useful information in our industry.
Following from our previous blog about keeping clients safe while using their rollators, this week we’ll talk about how to best maintain their rollators so that it’ll stay with them for years to come. Like all mobility equipment rollators also need to be maintained since if it’s not maintained well then it could break down when you least expect it, which could cause distress.
Rollators are one of the equipment that clients might need as they grow older. Although they can move, it doesn’t mean that they move as efficiently or quickly as they used to and having a rollator will help.
The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) has helped people living with disability obtain equipment that they need to keep being independent or to assist them with their daily routines.
Those that live with disability and use mobility equipment will most likely need to consider an accessible home. Ramps are one of the common ways that participants utilise in order to achieve this.
Group homes enable participants to live in a community that will allow them to be taken care of in a dignified and practical way. In some instances they may need to be weighed, but they may live with disability or are otherwise unable to use traditional weigh scales.