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LATEST MOBILITY NEWS!

MS Advice - If you know someone who has been newly diagnosed with MS, you might like to let them know about a new DVD, produced by the Multiple Sclerosis Trust. The DVD costs only £7.50, plus 50p post, and can be ordered by calling 01462 476700. There is also a website at www.mstrust.org.uk .

HOLIDAY TIME - HELP for Parkinson’s sufferers.

The Parkinson’s Disease Society’s Holiday and Respite Care Guide 2006 is now available - this contains information on respite facilities, hotels, guest houses, holiday centres etc. - including tour operators that cater for the needs of people with Parkinsons as well as other disabilities - copes can be ordered from 01473 212 115 or by e mail services@sharward.co.uk.

MORE HOLIDAY ADVICE

www.carrymyluggage.com provide a door to door luggage delivery service that allows you to travel "luggage free". They provide collection and delivery within the UK, EU, USA - They collect your luggage prior to departure and deliver it straight to your specified destination, and if you have selected a round trip service, they will have everything arranged so that your luggage is also returned after your holiday. Reservations -856 009 0362 or www.carrymyluggage.com

Accessible Travel and Leisure specialise in enabling excellent holidays to exciting destinations - as they say "Our aim is to take care of ALL your holiday arrangements and special requirements, from door to door. We know how difficult organising holidays can be when wheelchair access and special needs are critical, which is why we make the process of booking your holiday as simple and enjoyable as possible. In fact, your most difficult task will be to decide just which one to choose" Contact them by phone on 01452 729 739 or email at info@accessibletravel.co.uk.

AVIS Cars

Now provide a service for disabled customers with hand control systems available on all of its automatic vehicles. They also rent to customers over 70 years old. The hand controls can be fitted to any automatic vehicle in its fleet and the service is available at any Avis rental location in the UK with 48 hours notice - further information from www.avis.co.uk or telephone 0870 606010

 

Roma medical - Suppliers of shoprider vehicles to the trade

Naidex - Mobility exhibitions

BBC Health - Advice on Mobility

Tenovus - Cancer Research Organisation

Danum Care Services - Danum Care Serivces is one of the UK’s leading companies involved in the escorting of young people, providing the added unique service of proffesional support with a confidential written report.

Viral Marketing - Offers a FREE ebook on viral marketing strategies that reveals secrets for producing traffic, subscribers and sales with 100% FREE advertising.

OTHER SITES OF POTENTIAL HELP

Age concern - www.ageconcern.org.uk Arthritis - www.arthritiscare.org.uk

Disabled Living Allowance information from www.direct.gov.uk/disabledpeople/financialsupport.co.uk

Multiple sclerosis help and info from the following three sources

www.mssociety.org.uk, www.lifeandms.org.uk and www.msif.org.uk

 
Wednesday 23 August, 2017