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A beginners' guide to types of stairlift

30th October 2013

Read on for a helpful beginners' guide to different types of stairlift, including straight, curved, perch and outdoor stairlifts | Handicare News


New York Times publishes expert's mobility aid advice

30th October 2013

A specialist on caring for older people has answered New York Times readers’ questions about assisted living for their aging relatives


Leicester MP calls for more stair lifts in British homes

29th October 2013

A Leicestershire MP has called for more adapted housing to be created to improve the health of Britain’s elderly


Council seeks extra support for adapted housing tenants

29th October 2013

South Tyneside Council is fighting the government’s recent welfare reforms, which includes the controversial ‘bedroom tax’. The new reforms have already resulted in some tenants being forced to move from an adapted home to a property that does not have the stairlift solutions and other modifications that are essential for them to live independently.


Stairlift users could benefit from protein supplement

23rd October 2013

Artificially adding a protein normally produced during exercise to a non-exercising person could help to boost brain function


Care support and mobility aids help mother stay positive

21st October 2013

A woman from Canada has given a frank account of what it has been like to care for her son, who has acute lymphoblastic leukaemia


Paralympian's request for downstairs toilet rejected

21st October 2013

Gold medal-winning paralympian David Weir has reportedly had a request for a home with a downstairs toilet rejected


New stairlift brings relief after battle with council

17th October 2013

Debra Foster and her partner are celebrating after an outdoor stairlift was installed at their home following an 18-month wait