The Mobility Plus Lifestyle Blog
Tips and Advice from the team!
Prepare for the future and invest in mobility solutions
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.
Level access wet room showers – the complete solution for disabled bathing
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.
Explore the UK Part 1 - 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.
Help at home
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.
Travelling with Limited Mobility
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.
5 pieces of equipment to make home life easier
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.
Five destinations to find your ideal holidayWith 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.
Explore the UK Part 2 - The CotswoldsSo 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.
What is a wet room & why do I need one?
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.
Quirky ideas to style up a mobility bathroom
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.
Funding for disabled home improvements
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.
Winter home essentials tips
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!