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What Is an Occupational Therapist?

What Is an Occupational Therapist?

An Occupational Therapist (OT) is a healthcare professional who carries out assessments and intervenes to develop, recover, and maintain daily activities. Occupational therapists take a “holistic approach” to include both the mental and physical wellness of the patient to enable that person to reach their full potential.  Occupational therapists provide practical support and solutions to facilitate recovery and overcome barriers ... Read More>
Best Lightweight Manual KARMA Wheelchairs for Travelling

Best Lightweight Manual KARMA Wheelchairs for Travelling

There are many lightweight manual wheelchairs on the market, but what is the best lightweight manual KARMA wheelchair for travelling? Take a look at our top picks for wheelchair users that plan to use their wheelchair to travel! Whether it’s for a short day trip or you plan to travel around the world, we’ve got something for you…. Ultra lightweight ... Read More>
Best Motor Vehicles for Wheelchair Users

Best Motor Vehicles for Wheelchair Users

At the moment, many car manufacturers offer vehicles adapted for wheelchair users. These vehicles have specific spaces to anchor the wheelchair and even allow the wheelchair user to drive with specially adapted controls.  These adapted cars have lifts for the wheelchair, so there is no need to lift the wheelchair into the car manually; this makes entering and exiting the ... Read More>
Travelling With an Elderly Wheelchair User

Travelling With an Elderly Wheelchair User

Travelling itself, let alone with an elderly wheelchair user, can be stressful. The key to travelling smoothly with an elderly wheelchair user is to properly plan and prepare in advance. Allowing for extra time when you’re on the move, for example, will make the trip less stressful. Choosing the right wheelchair that is appropriate for the user and travel plans ... Read More>
How To Choose a Wheelchair for the Elderly

How To Choose a Wheelchair for the Elderly

Wheelchairs for the elderly are adapted to the needs of the elderly user. The most important thing to consider in a wheelchair for the elderly is for it to be lightweight and easy to use. If necessary, they can opt for a power wheelchair that allows the elderly wheelchair user to be independent.  Over time, many older people lose their ... Read More>
Rental Wheelchair Versus a Wheelchair To Buy

Rental Wheelchair Versus a Wheelchair To Buy

There are many good reasons to rent a wheelchair versus buying one however it all depends on the circumstances of the user. For example, not a lot of people consider the option of renting a wheelchair short-term instead of buying one. Renting a wheelchair could save the user money however buying the wheelchair allows the user to personalise their chair ... Read More>
Tips for Wheelchair User Owning A Dog

Tips for Wheelchair User Owning A Dog

I’m Georgina from the inclusive wedding and travel site, Disabled Travel with Georgina. I have a six year old rescue dog called Milo and he has brought so much joy to our family; he encourages us to go on walks all together, brings me toys to play with even when my mood is low and generally is wonderful company to cuddle ... Read More>
Personalizing Your Own Wheelchair

Personalizing Your Own Wheelchair

Hi, I’m Georgina, a 27 year old travel and inclusive wedding blogger from Disabled Travel with Georgina. As a disabled woman, my wheelchair is more than just my means of transport and my freedom; it becomes an extension of me and my personality. I love personalising my wheelchair so it showcases my fashion choices and it fits the occasion that I’m ... Read More>