You may think riding a mobility scooter is simple, turn the key and go. However, a mobility scooter has risks too. Many pavements are not wide enough for pedestrians and mobility scooters and if you get a pushchair and a scooter on the same path, it can become very crowded very quickly.
When you are riding on the pavement, you need to think like a driver, give way to pedestrians, slow down and remember scooters are very quiet they may not know you are there. (more…)
November 16, 2018 | Donna Eade
So you are looking for a new piece of equipment whether it’s something small like a grab rail or something larger like a mobility scooter this week we will look at why you should head to your local retail store rather than Google.
In a world where Google seems to be taking over it is likely that this is the first place people go when they, want to know how much something costs and what features it has. While this certainly isn’t a bad thing it can be misleading. (more…)
November 9, 2018 | Donna Eade
We are inching ever closer to finding this year’s winner of the coveted Tom Hillier Award. Today we announce the shortlist and in 27 days, the winner will be announced.
The Tom Hillier Award is granted to the shopmobility scheme that shows, through their nominations, that they have given an exemplary service to their clients over the last 12 months. (more…)
November 2, 2018 | Donna Eade
Riding a mobility scooter that can go up to, 8mph maximum may not sound like a dangerous thing to do. However, you only have to Google ‘mobility scooter accidents,’ to see pages of evidence to the contrary. As the evenings draw in (more…)
October 26, 2018 | Donna Eade
What is Purple Tuesday?
Purple Tuesday is UK’s first national accessible shopping day. It has been established to recognise the importance and needs of disabled consumers, raise awareness of the value of the purple pound and promote inclusive shopping. (more…)
October 19, 2018 | Donna Eade