Getting a stairlift can be necessary if your home has stairs and you have somebody in the household with mobility problems. It obviously gives that person the freedom to use the whole of the house without any pain or difficulty, but does installing a stairlift present any problems or safety issues for the other people […]

For the safety of the individual using the wheelchair, and the caregiver, it is important to know how to use a wheelchair safely. Wheelchairs are especially useful devices, however they can also be dangerous if they are used incorrectly, or if the wheelchair user fails to follow the manufacturer’s instructions. The following guidelines will give […]

Grandparents and grandchildren both have much to gain from seeing each other. This bond is quite unlike that between a parent and child, and brings a completely different dimension to a child’s upbringing. Usually having more time to spare, grandparents are able to give uninterrupted attention to their grandchildren in a way which parents less […]