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OPEN by Appointment Only

Our showroom on Southview Rise is now OPEN by Appointment Only! The health and wellbeing of our customers and employees is always our number one priority, so in light of current government guidelines we have put measures in place to keep everyone as safe as possible. These include: Making our showroom open by appointment only […]

High Street or Online Shopping? Why buying local is best for Mobility Equipment

If you find yourself in the situation where you need to buy mobility equipment – for yourself or a loved one – is it best to shop in store or online? In this high tech age, when it’s possible to purchase just about everything on the internet and it seems so convenient to click a […]

Are you sitting comfortably? Five great benefits of a Fireside Chair

At this time of year, the perfect antidote to all that miserable, cold weather outside is to sit indoors, in warmth and comfort. Of course, it’s good to have mobility to stay mobile and active, but sometimes all you really want to do is hunker down at home, in your favourite comfy chair, with the […]

Good Mobility Scooter Maintenance Means Safer Motoring

At this time of year, when the weather is cold and wet, it is more important than ever to make sure your mobility scooter is properly maintained. During the chilly winter months, when frosty, damp and windy conditions are prevalent, we see a lot more punctures and scooter repairs. This may sound strange, given that […]

Keep your Batteries Charged! Tips for looking after your Mobility Scooter in Colder Weather

If you own a mobility scooter, during the cold and rainy winter months, it’s more important than ever to protect the batteries and the machinery from the worst of the weather. Unfortunately, in places like Alton, Winchester, Basingstoke and further afield in Hampshire, it isn’t warm and sunny all-year round! You won’t be surprised to […]

Practical tips for making your Bathroom more Disability Friendly

It’s one of the most important rooms in any property but, if you are elderly, disabled or have mobility issues, the bathroom can become a bit of a challenge to navigate safely. The good news, however, is that there are so many different bathroom aids to help make life easier if you are getting into […]

What happens if my Mobility Vehicle breaks down?

It’s the last thing you want to happen. You’re out in town doing some shopping, or maybe away on holiday hundreds of miles from home – and suddenly your scooter or wheelchair goes on the blink. Or there’s a puncture, or some loss of power. Of course, the likelihood of this happening is small. But […]

Calling all Age Groups – Our Mobility Hire Equipment now includes a Wheelchair with Elevating Legrests

Have you ever found yourself in the unfortunate position where you have broken a leg, or suffered an injury necessitating the use of a plaster cast or leg brace? If so, staying mobile might require more than just a walking frame or set of crutches. To take the weight off your feet, in most cases, […]

For Mobility Confidence, Walkers and Rollators are a step in the right direction

Reasons why you might need a walker or rollator If you are finding walking a little challenging or you are a little unsteady on your feet, then a walker or rollator could be the ideal accompaniment to keep you on the move. They are especially useful for anyone who may suffer with balance or those […]

A Superior Mobility and Disability Service for Hampshire (and parts of Surrey, too!)

If you live in Hampshire and find yourself in the situation where you need to shop for mobility aids – either for yourself, a family member or a close friend – you’ll want to be reassured that expert assistance is close by. Location Out and About is conveniently situated in Alton – great for local […]

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