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Things to sit up and take notice of when choosing a Riser Recliner Chair

Riser recliner chairs have been a popular form of seating for years, adding style and luxury to living room space. At the same time, for anyone experiencing mobility issues, chairs that tilt and lift can provide a practical means of staying independent around the home. Obviously, the older you are, getting in and out of […]

Which Powered Wheelchair or Powerchair is best for Indoors?

When customers contact us here in Alton about buying a powered wheelchair or powerchair, one of the first questions we ask is: what exactly is it going to be needed for? In the majority of cases, the answer is mainly for use around the home – understandably so. After all, indoors is likely to be […]

What is the best Mobility Scooter for You?

Mobility scooters are an increasingly popular way for the elderly and disabled to stay active and independent. Nowadays, these wonderfully agile and easy-to-handle vehicles come in a range of shapes and sizes, but because there is so much choice, deciding on the best one for you can often be quite a challenge. Don’t worry, though. […]

Our Second Hand Mobility Equipment is Second to None!

When you first require a mobility aid to help you get around, it’s often a situation you won’t have given a great deal of thought to – and probably not one you’d planned for. Of course, much will depend on your level of disability. For instance, if you have reasonable mobility but are having difficulty […]

Getting Drenched When Driving Around On Your Scooter?

Are you tired of driving around on your scooter and getting wet because you don’t have to correct protection? We have put together some information on various solutions to keep you protected against the weather. Scooter Coats & PonchosScooter Coats and Ponchos have been designed to give you warmth and protection for active scooter users. […]

Taking Care of Your Batteries

Batteries don’t last forever but by following these simple suggestions they will last for much longer. When you have finished using your scooter/powerchair for the day, put it on charge and leave it on charge until the next time you use it. Even if its only been used for a small journey. Not all batteries […]

Why Service Your Mobility Equipment?

All mobility equipment with electrical or moving parts such as scooters, riser recliners, adjustable beds and power chairs require regular servicing and maintenance. This is not only to ensure they are kept in good working order, but also so that they are kept safe for both the user and members of the public. Here at […]

Removing, Selling & Disposing of A Used Stairlift

Unfortunately, second-hand stairlifts have very little value. In most cases you would be lucky to get someone to take the lift out free of charge and dispose of it. This is in part due to stairlifts being bespoke and built for a certain staircase. This makes it quite unlikely to find a new home, especially […]

Scooter & Powerchair Roadside Recovery Breakdown Cover

If you have a scooter or powerchair that you rely on heavily to get you around, the last thing you want to happen is to get stranded somewhere especially in the Winter months. With breakdown cover even if the worst were to happen and your scooter or powerchair stopped working, all you need do is […]

New 6 wheel self-propel wheelchair!

The Wheely is the new 6 wheel wheelchair from BES Healthcare, designed for stability and support. Innovative Mid-wheel Design The only manual wheelchair on the market that possesses a mid-wheel design Smallest turning circle ever—a fraction of that possible with conventional manual wheelchairs Easy access to the wheel rims provides effortless motion, and most efficient […]

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