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Abacus Healthcare makes bathing more enjoyable for Southampton family

28-year-old Katherine Orman from Southampton, who lives with severe disabilities, can now experience the pleasure of being bathed at home thanks to a Gemini platform bath from Abacus Healthcare. Katherine requires 24-hour care from her mother, Gillian, and a Social Services care team. As Katherine has grown, bathing her at home had become extremely difficult and resulted in more bed washing. Since Katherine is unable to walk, moving her between rooms, from her bed and into the bath, requires transfer equipment such as hoists and wheelchairs. Although these have resolved many moving and handling issues, bathing Katherine in a...

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Nick Allen, Pride Mobility Products Ltd

We take a minute to get to know the leading figures within the independent living sector a little bit better. This month we caught up with Nick Allen, Managing Director at Pride Mobility Products Ltd. What are you most passionate about in your role at Pride Mobility? We are currently in very exciting times at Pride Mobility. I’m really enthused by the advances we will see with the Quantum range over the coming months, especially moving into high rehab powerchair solutions. The acquisition of Stealth will also advance our product range even more so. In what ways do you...

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Harmar to showcase new products at REHACARE

Harmar Mobility, LLC, the world’s leading accessibility and mobility products manufacturer, is launching The Tube AL2100-X1 Auto Hoist at the REHACARE International Trade Fair and Congress in Dusseldorf, Germany from 24-27 September 2014. Also featured on display will be the new EN: 81-40 compliant Pinnacle Signature Stair Lift and The Pinnacle Plus High Capacity Stair Lift. The Tube is the first model in what will be a series of sleek, compact and powerful hoists that offer flexibility in loading various wheelchairs and scooters. The AL2100-X1 has powered lift with a capacity of 100kg. It has manual rotation and folds...

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Drive to launch the Easy Rider at Trade Days

Drive Medical Limited, a leading manufacturer of durable medical equipment for the home healthcare and rehabilitation markets, is launching the new innovative Easy Rider scooter at Trade Days 2014. Moving away from the traditional type of scooter, the new Easy Rider follows in the steps of the revolutionary Sport Rider with a modern and striking new look inspired by some of the leading designs in the motor industry. Offering stunning instrumentation and precise handling, the Easy Rider has also retained all the popular features associated with the Sport Rider, such as motorcycle style wheels with chrome mud guards, a...

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Theraposture highly popular at Kidz Scotland

Theraposture, the UK leading specialist in power-adjustable care cots and beds, has received high numbers of visitors to its stand at Kidz Scotland held at the Royal Highland Exhibition Centre, Edinburgh. The Assessors on the stand were busy throughout the event demonstrating the benefits of choosing Theraposture sleeping solutions to therapists and parents of disabled children. The three products on display all equally raised significant interest, which included the fully modular Mascot Mark 2 cot, niche Safe-T Bed and padded Hannah cot. The Safe-T bed was combined with a Symmetrikit sleep system to demonstrate how together, improved postural positioning...

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