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The Mobility Plus Lifestyle Blog

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It is no surprise that ageing can come with its burdens, but that is no reason to let it become an issue within your own home. So whether it's you or a relative that you're thinking of it's always good to be prepared. Mobility and independence gradually reduces as you get older so it's helpful to consider adapting your home in preparation for this.

Read more: Prepare for the future and invest in mobility solutions

Disabled showers

Disabled Showert

Level access wet rooms and showers are the safest and most practical showering solution for people with mobility restrictions, whether for severe or minor disabilities. The ease of access, wide opening entry, and option for assisted bathing makes it the perfect solution in settings such as care homes, hospitals and the even in your own home.

Read more: Level access wet room showers – the complete solution for disabled bathing

lydford gorge in devon

Spring is now definitely on its way and as the sunshine begins to creep out from its hiding place behind the clouds, it’s time to start thinking about where you’ll be enjoying it. Throughout the spring summer period, we’ll be bringing you some ideas and tips about things to do and places to visit in the UK. We live in a beautiful country, it’s just about finding those hidden gems.

Read more: Explore the UK Part 1 - Devon

Help at home for the elderly

Staying independent at home is a basic personal right that becomes even more important as we get older. Fortunately though, there is help available for those that need it when the daily routine becomes more difficult.

Read more: Help at home

There are so many things to consider when travelling, and for those with mobility restrictions the considerations aren’t just about money and things to do, they’re about the help you might need getting around, and the problems you might face with your daily routine. We’ve outlined the things you’ll need to consider when travelling with mobility restrictions.

Read more: Travelling with Limited Mobility

Make home life easier

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Helpful home equipment has never been more accessible, with lots of organisations and products available to help you at home, it has never been easier to make your home safer again and regain your independence at home.

Read more: 5 pieces of equipment to make home life easier

With summer finally here, many of us are turning our thoughts to taking a break. Finding, booking and arranging the right destination can be a major headache for even the most enthusiastic holidaymaker, but especially so for those with mobility problems, who have a range of extra considerations to factor into their choice. From the availability of mobility scooter hire to walk-in showers or wheel-in showers, many people require certain essentials which can’t be regarded as a given in every accommodation.

Read more: Five destinations to find your ideal holiday

So here’s the second instalment of our Discover the UK series and this time we’re bringing you the top 5 things to do in the stunning Cotswolds. Famous for its honey coloured limestone villages and beautiful rural setting, the Cotswolds make a perfect relaxing break away deep in the heart of the British countryside.

Read more: Explore the UK Part 2 - The Cotswolds

Wet rooms

wet room & showers
Wet rooms are a stylish, sleek option to a walk in shower, they are fuss and clutter free and have a certain “Feng Shui” feel about them. But don’t be disillusioned by the chicness of a wet room, you don’t have to be wealthy or privileged have one in your own bathroom and you don’t have to have a exceptionally large bathroom either. There are wet room solutions available here at Mobility plus that cost effective, space saving and still stylish. Have a look at our beautiful range.

Read more: What is a wet room & why do I need one?

Mobility bathroom ideas

1. Colourful textiles Show off your personality with something different by adding a splash of colour. Bright coloured, towels, cloths, mats and shower curtains are a great way of adding character and style to your bathroom.

Read more: Quirky ideas to style up a mobility bathroom

Mobility for disabled

Recently a number of people have contacted us to ask whether there is any funding available for disabled facilities in the home such as our mobility walk in showers and baths. The answer is yes there is funding available to help with the cost of some of the essential home improvements required for people living with disabilities or the elderly with limited mobility.

Read more: Funding for disabled home improvements

back to basics winter essentials

We often take for granted the basics that could be a big help in a situation during the winter when the weather causes power outages, frozen pipes and other inconvenient mishaps.We need to go back to basics and make sure we're prepared!

Read more: Winter home essentials tips