Exercise For The Disabled

Exercise for the Disabled. “Just smiling goes a long way toward making you feel better about life. And when you feel better about life, your life is better.” - Art Linkletter Last month we talked about Cardio exercise and all its benefits and I hope some of you felt the sunshine, breathed deep into the fresh […]

Wheels & Runners Hermanus

Wheels & Runners Disability Event Hermanus The 7th Annual Wheels & Runners race took place in Hermanus on the 11th May and this amazing event proved to me beyond a shadow of a doubt that no matter your disability you can still lead a very active life. Mike & I travelled to Hermanus to take […]

The Day I Stood Up

The Day I Stood Up.  Hi everyone, my name is Dean Shand.  I’m a C4/5 Quadriplegic and I live at Ashley Village in Pinetown. When Mike and Lorraine from Mobility Solutions asked me to be their ‘model’ for a photo-shoot showing how easy it was to live life using a stand up electric wheelchair, I […]

Assistive Devices

Assistive Devices. Last time we looked at assistive devices for toilets and bathrooms and we’re going to carry on this theme and look at some of the assistive devices for the home and individual. In South Africa we really have a limited selection compared to what you see overseas. We were blown away by the […]

Grabrails & Doglegs

Grabrails & Doglegs.  Let’s look at a couple of assistive devices for toilets & bathrooms. The two pics below show how easy it can be for mobility impaired persons to transfer quickly and easily using the right equipment. The picture of the toilet and basin is courtesy of QASA and this shows the correct heights […]