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Wheelchair ramps

Different types of wheelchair ramps and what to take into consideration when choosing one

Accessing the community, friends or family homes can be a challenge when using a wheelchair as there are significant barriers with thresholds and steps, however there are a significant number of types of wheelchair ramps that can assist you in accessing the places your want and need to go too. When considering the right wheelchair […]

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Female hand pressing elevator up button

What are platform lifts and why are they useful?

Many of us require stairlifts and elevators, instead of stairs and escalators, to get around.  There are three main types of equipment that help those with disabilities, parents with pushchairs and the elderly: elevators, stairlifts and platform lifts. We seem to know a lot about the former two options; elevators are sleek, reliable and high […]

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platform lift solutions

Platform lift solutions and their alternatives

Many people live in multi-storey homes and take for granted that they will always be able to use the stairs. But an illness, an injury or an accident, or simply old age can cause these people to find that climbing the stairs has become difficult, if not entirely impossible. In these cases, platform lift solutions […]

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CTA - Post - Wheelchair Parts