Keep up to date with what’s happening in the mobility industry by checking out our blog. We’re passionate about helping people, and that means knowing what’s current, and sharing that knowledge. Below, you’ll find a roundup of industry news, resources to help you cope with your situation, and the occasional update about what’s new at Shire Mobility.
According to a number of leading safety charities, “reckless” mobility scooter drivers are causing more road accidents. The increase has led some observers to call for the confiscation of persistent offenders’ electric vehicles.
We’re pleased to announce that Shire Mobility is opening its third store on Castle Street in Banbury, bringing our top-quality, highly accredited, service to a whole new audience!
You’re probably aware of the wide range of mobility aids that are available on the market (if not, check out our products page). But one you might not have considered might also have the capacity to become your “best friend” – that’s right, a dog.
Fitness is an important part of health. Athletes at the Paralympics and the Invictus Games are inspirations to all of us – whatever our mobility levels. But you don’t have to be world-class to benefit.
Once upon a time, if your mobility was impaired, so were your options for a summer getaway. Thankfully, we live in a more enlightened age, and that’s no longer the case. Here’s our list of four top holiday-planning tips. These are sure to help you book a trip that lives up to expectations… whatever your mobility levels!
A new report put together by a steering group comprising of commissioners, OTs and wheelchair service-users has found that people who choose to purchase their wheelchair privately should be given more support by local wheelchair services.
Over the past decade, mobility aids have come a long way. And taken in tandem with the information explosion of the internet, it begs the question: why not make sure your mobility equipment is offering you the best quality of life possible?
Spring is just around the corner and the team at Shire has curated a list of days out that are fun for people with or without wheelchairs.
If the weatherman is to be believed, we’re in for a cold snap. That could mean ice and snow, which is bad enough for all of us, but especially frustrating (and dangerous) if you’re not as mobile as you used to be.
Buying goods and services online might seem like an attractive proposition, but when it comes to mobility aids, you are always better to use a trusted company with a brick-and-mortar presence.
Earlier this year, British smart mobility scooter manufacturer RELYNC commissioned a survey that offers some worrying results for ageing Brits: over half of them would be “reluctant” to use mobility aids currently available “due to what others might think”.