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Mobility News



Ideas emerging to help elderly downsize to suitable homes

13th November 2013

The Guardian has reported that lack of housing options is currently the main turn-off for older people looking to downsize | Handicare News




Stairlift user campaigns to remain in National Trust home

1st November 2013

Linda Bharier is asking to be allowed to stay in her rented National Trust property, which has been her specially-adapted home for 11 years


Stairlift user wins appeal against bedroom tax

1st November 2013

A stairlift user has won an appeal against the bedroom tax after her local council failed to take her essential needs into account


More people turn to mobility aids with care funding cuts

1st November 2013

The LSE has warned that around 340,000 elderly and disabled people will now receive no assistance towards the cost of care