26th February 2010
Accessatlast limited are now authorised dealers for the FreeRider Mayfair 4 Mobility Scooter is only 23" / 58cm wide, the
FreeRider Mayfair electric scooter is ideal for accessing narrow
pathways, shop aisles, as well as around the garden and inside the
The Freerider Mayfair 4 mobility scooter has easy to use controls, an adjustable
seat, and an infinitely adjustable tiller to help you find your ideal
driving position. The 10" / 25cm pneumatic tyres provide help to
provide a smooth and comfortable ride no matter what the terrain....
17th February 2010
February 17 2010
Co-operative Travel has launched a dedicated service for disabled
holiday-makers after a survey revealed widespread discontent with the
The survey of 215 disabled travellers, conducted by the Co-operative
Groupâs travel-arm with charity Tourism for All, found 84 per cent of
respondents did not believe high street travel agents understood their
needs and 78 per cent did not think they were catered for.
for Allâs Head of Consultancy Brian Seaman welcomed The Co-operative
Travelâs initiative: âWe have conducted independent research in the
past by sending disabled travellers on to the high street to find a
disabled-friendly holiday to Majorca. Not one travel agent was able to
offer a product that might have resulted in a boo...
16th February 2010
When Belinda Wardlaw (pictured) was 11, doctors told her parents she probably wouldnât live beyond 16 years.
turns 47 this year and not only defied the odds by surviving the rare
Limb Girdle Muscular Dystrophy - a degenerative disorder that causes
muscles to gradually waste away - but also had a child, something she
was told would not be possible.
Ms Wardlaw, of Peregian Springs
on the Sunshine Coast has been confined to a wheelchair since becoming
pregnant with her son, Edward now aged 13 and more than 183 cm tall.
She and her husband separated when their son was a toddler so Ms
Wardlaw raised him as a single mum.
Her condition hasnât
dampened her entrepreneurial spirit or her endeavours to improve the
lives of the aged, infirmed or others with physical disabi...
16th February 2010
(15 February 2010)
The Co-operative Travel is to
improve its service to disabled travellers, after a survey revealed
disabled people lack confidence in booking holidays through high street
The study, carried out with UK disabled tourism charity Tourism for All,
found that 85% of respondents did not believe agents understood the
needs of disabled travellers, and that 78% did not think they were
catered for by the high street.
The survey also found that 93% of disabled travellers found their choice of holidays restricted due to their disability.
Co-operative Travel has launched a new service aimed specifically at
disabled travellers. Staff from 40 branches have been trained to make
sure they are up to speed with all aspects of holidays for people with...
10th February 2010
The Oxford Advance Portable Hoist is compact yet able to perform an outstanding range of
transfers. Whether from the floor, on to a nursing or domestic bed, the
Advance copes with ease.
The Advanceâs unique âswan-neckâ leg design allows the hoist to get
even closer to the widest of obstacles. This is especially useful when
encountering large chairs, bulky commodes and
The âswan-neckâ design also ensures that the client feels safe and secure during the transfer
9th February 2010
Welcome to accessatlast.com the largest supplier of mobility scooter batteries in the UK. Our products are the best, we don't offer cheap batteries, we only sell the very best quality products that ensure you 'Our Customer' gets reliability, performance and complete peace of mind.
30th January 2010
News update on the Yr Hen Stablau which is an excellent self catering holiday with disabled access in wales. They have just installed an improved parking bay whereby disabled people can easily access the property from their car.
Nicola Ruck is an award winning entrepreneur that's commited to ensuring her guests (no matter their ability) has a great stay. Visit their advert here...
30th January 2010
A little bit of heaven has had great success in 2009. Comments in their visitors book are as follows:
Fully accessible disabled access holiday in Cornwall. Good reception. Nothing too much trouble to help us all have a good time. Great to see hoe the Farm works. Good to see happiness within the animals. Pony and Trap good fun. These are but a few comments received.
Even though the weather was poor at times we received good comments. We are looking at doing more information of where to go within Cornwall that is fully accessible. We felt this is needed.
We are really happy to offer as much as we can within their stay to make the holiday memorable. Contact every day to make sure accommodation is wo...
19th January 2010
January 27 has been circled on the calendars of Apple Tablet enthusiasts for a couple of weeks as a potential launch date for the long rumored device, and now itâs confirmed that Apple will be holding an event next Wednesday to show off its âlatest creation.â
The event will take place at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Theater in San Francisco, and at this point, if anythingother than the Apple Tablet (potentially named iSlate) is revealed, it would be a bigger surprise than the Tablet itself. Nonetheless, we eagerly await the specs of the device, as well as learning its price, most recently rumored to be in the $1,000 range....
18th January 2010
course to improve the driving skills of mobility scooter users has been
set up by Norfolk Police because they are worried about the number of
accidents involving the vehicles.
Mannequin dolls, simulating pedestrians on the high street, are among the obstacles drivers have to negotiate.
The House of Commons Transport Select Committee is holding an inquiry examining the safety of mobility scooters next month.
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18th January 2010
Some 60,000 pieces of medical equipment are missing in Derby, health officials bosses have revealed.
Derby City PCT said ÂŁ1.5m worth of items, including wheelchairs,
crutches, hoists and beds, have been loaned to patients and not been
Jill Collinson, the trust's Director of Engagement, said in most cases people had forgotten they had the equipment.
She appealed for patients or their relatives to return the equipment to the trust.
Collinson said: "When people are sick and being cared for in hospital
or in the community, they often need specialist bits of equipment.
they're better, or unfortunately when some people pass away, families
are clearly either very pleased that the person's got better or they're
"It's really the la...
15th January 2010
We are suppliers of all Oxford hoist actuators are available for all hoists ranging from Mini & Stowaway, Midi, Major and Maxi and Standaid.
Please note that these are for the current steel range which covers all hoists from March 2003 to date....
4th January 2010
Enjoy all 4 seasons in comfort in this luxurious
contemporary insulated house with heated indoor pool with adjoining baby pool.
360' views. Pool lift and wheel in showers. Sun terraces and gardens.
Playstation/games. Village location on wine route Vouni -
Villa Ampelitis, completed in January 2009, is a true
â4 seasonsâ property with its heated indoor pool and centrally heated house and
studios. The thermal glass in all windows and insulation throughout using the
latest technology, makes it comfortable for rentals the whole year round: warm
and cosy in cooler months and cool and airy in hot summer months.
Ampelitis' owners Nick and Nicole realise how difficult
it is for people with limited mobility or a disability to find quality
accommodation in Cyprus, and...
21st December 2009
Affinity Design have developed this villa in Denia (Costa Blanca) with a focus
on those disabled people with high dependency needs who will more than likely
take assistants on holiday with them. It is fully equipped with track hoist and
mobile hoist (interior) and two pool hoists. Both bedrooms have Hi-Lo
profiling beds and the kitchen is fully fitted including washing machine &
The great advantage of this villa is its surrounding area, all level and
perfect for a wheelchair user. Local amenities include several bars and a beach
which is no more than about 300 yards away.
The beach has recently been upgraded
for full accessibility meaning that Affinity Design have succeeded in offering
high dependency disabled people the opportunity of taking a h...
12th December 2009
Hi, The reason i havenât booked a holiday with you is Iâm wheelchair
bound. I signed up to your newsletters hoping to find somewhere
accessible - , if you could send me info on all the lakes that cater
for disabled Iâll be more than happy to book a holiday. Been looking
for 2 years and nothing in France seems suitable.
10th December 2009
The new Strider bootie 4 has been designed to be both portable and lightweight,
with ease of use in mind. With key features such as a 3-step dismantling system,
the scooter can be easily taken apart in seconds.
By simply pulling the lock
mechanism upward and tilting it back, you can lift the front section right off,
making it even easier to transport in your car.
Call 01772 814 555 to find out about getting yours within 2 days or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
10th December 2009
A light-weight, hard wearing and inflatable toilet seat cushion.
paraplegics, tetraplegics, people with M.S. and others with
issues. Fit over any traditional toilet seat and provide
May be kept permanently at home, or deflated and carried round
discreetly for use on any toilet when visiting friends, travelling or
8th December 2009
Here are examples of some of the feedback we have received from people staying here:
âThere is only one criticism â our holiday was too short!â . Noble family.
fab place, quiet, beautiful, and a real home from home and great place
to catch up.â We shall definitely recommend it to othersâ . Hay & Rees family.
âAnother wonderful stay for our folks. Nobody wants to go - we had to drag them out! . Registered Social Services care home from the South West of England.
is the real deal. Waste water is purified through reed beds, the
holiday cottages are heated by biomass burnersâŚand thereâs even a
home-grown charcoal project to fuel barbeques in the
summer...Accommodation at Clynfyw is very comfortable; former stables
and outbuildings have been...
1st December 2009
New for 2010 Casa Tranquility is the only fully adapted
Luxury Villa in Moraira on the Costa Blanca. Built on the side of a hill above
the El Portet valley, the Villa is not overlooked and is located in a very
quiet part of the town.
Designed on one level this beautiful 2 bedroom Villa is purpose built to give clients with
limited mobility the holiday of a lifetime. The large
level terrace with sea view has a pool with beach/ramp access and if required a
pool hoist. A wide variety of mobility equipment is available, most at no