Breastlight

In our hyper-modern age people expect spectacular thing from new healthcare and wellbeing products and that’s just what you can expect from Breastlight – a brand new product from the company of the same name that actually allows you to see inside your breast by shining safe, but powerful light directly through your breast, giving …

Review of Breastlight a Breast Screening Device

Breastlight is a breast screening device that allows you to see inside the breast. It works by shining a bright red light through the breast tissue and is best done in a darkened room. By using the breastlight device on a regular basis you can see any changes to the breast and spot potential abnormalities. …

Caring for Parents and the Elderly

Caring for the elderly is a tough and challenging job whether we’re speaking about intra-familiar care or care in residential homes. There are a number of unique challenges presented by geriatric care that require a certain set of skills, but also some rather specific, dedicated technology. One of the most important pieces of equipment that …

Top Tips on Hiring Mobility Equipment

It is not always possible, cost-effective or convenient to take your own mobility equipment with you when you travel. You could be concerned about damaging or losing your wheelchair or scooter even if technically you could travel with your own.

5 Tips for Disabled Holiday Travel

Holiday arrangements and travel plans are often taken for granted by most, but it is a sad fact that historic difficulties have led to people with mobility issues losing faith in the travel industry and choosing not to go on holiday to save them from facing the host of problems that they have experienced. While …

An introduction to manual handling

Over one third of all injuries reported yearly in the UK relate to people lifting or moving loads, whether by hand or with mechanical help. This is an unacceptable number because manual handling training is quick to deliver and very easy to take in – so much of it is common sense that many people …

The Importance of Signage for People with Dementia

Dementia Friendly Signage example

Dementia impacts upon people’s learning, reason and memory – most of all recent memory. There are also associated issues with how they perceive the world around them which can lead to them misinterpreting certain things they have seen. Because of this there is a real and urgent need for better signage to make things clear …

Mobility Hoists Improve Accessibility

Folding Travel Hoist

In the dark days, when mobility hoists were merely the sparkle in an inventor’s eye, the task of assisting disabled, bariatric and elderly people in completing their daily routines was not something that you’d wish to experience. The basic, fundamental daily tasks such as taking a bath, going to bed or getting up the stairs …

Accessible Holidays Abroad

Thailand Accessible holiday

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did so. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” (Mark Twain, 1835-1910) During the lifetime of Mark Twain – author …