Our guide talks you through the different types of mobility scooter for the pavement and the road, and what to consider when buying.
Choosing a walking stick
We help you decide if a walking stick is right for you, as well as giving guidance on how to choose and use a walking stick.
Zimmer frames and rollators
In this guide, we compare walking frames – or zimmer frames – with wheeled walkers, and explain the benefits and drawbacks of each type.
Choosing a wheelchair
Learn about the differences between manual and electric wheelchairs, and how to customise yours to make it as comfortable as possible.
Getting a wheelchair through the NHS or privately
We explain the processes involved with wheelchair rental through the NHS, Shopmobility or the Motability Scheme, or how to buy one privately.
How to hire wheelchairs using schemes such as Motability, Shopmobility, the Red Cross and the Disabled Living Foundation.
Using a wheelchair in and out of the home
It may be necessary to make some adjustments in and around the home if you use a wheelchair. We explain what you need to consider.
Radar keys: access to locked public toilets
A Radar key allows disabled people to open locked accessible toilets all over the UK. Find out how to find Radar toilets and how to order a key.
Travelling by car
If you’re a wheelchair user or have reduced mobility and are travelling by car, use our guide to ensure you have a comfortable journey.
If you’re having difficulty at home because of poor balance or decreased mobility, consider installing grab rails.
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