The Origins of the Stairlift

You might think stairlifts are a modern invention, however, this is not the case. While the stairlifts out there these days are the height of modern engineering, you may be surprised to find out the intriguing origins of the stairlift. The 1500s It is actually believed by historians that the first stairlift actually dates back…

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What do I do When I No Longer Need My Stairlift?

Perhaps you had a stairlift installed but no longer need it anymore, what do you do with it now? Stairlifts are practical pieces of equipment that can assist a range of people in getting up and down their stairs. However, there may come a time when that stairlift is no longer necessary, or you move…

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Common Stairlift Troubleshooting Tips

Stairlifts are an essential part of many peoples day-to-day lives and crucially important for keeping those with mobility issues safe while at home. If you have noticed that your stairlift isn’t working properly or seems like it’s on the blink, there are a few simple things you can do to ensure it’s working okay! Adjust…

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What is a Fall Risk Assessment?

A common cause of injury in older adults is falling. What may seem like a minor accident can actually cause you a lot of harm – and in some cases may even be life-changing. A dangerous fall is most common in adults aged 65 and over, so it’s vital you keep yourself safe by considering…

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Simple Tips For Preventing Falls in the Home

Falling as you get older is unfortunately more likely to happen. The same can be said if you have mobility issues. Although most falls don’t trigger any major injuries they can leave us feeling very distressed. The great thing is there are plenty of things you can do to stay steady on your feet when…

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Arthritis Pain and Symptoms: The Do’s and Don’ts

Arthritis is one of the leading causes of pain and disability worldwide. It is the inflammation of joints causing swelling and tenderness that can be extremely painful and debilitating. It can make everyday tasks such as walking, bathing and getting dressed much harder. Most commonly it occurs in the back, hips and knees – but…

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What is an Occupational Therapist and How Can They Help Me?

Many people can benefit from the work of occupational therapists and they can help you greatly improve your day-to-day life. If you have been referred to an occupational therapist by your GP, you may be wondering what they do and how they are going to benefit you. Here we’ll discuss what these healthcare professionals do…

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Stairlift Safety Care Guide

It’s crucial that you are aware of how to clean your stairlift. Not only to ensure you are getting the most out of but also in terms of safety as well! With this in mind, in this blog we offer some handy guidance and tips on how to take care of your stairlift properly. Whether…

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Should I Consider Stairlift Rental or Buy?

There are some circumstances in which buying a stairlift isn’t always financially viable or perhaps a suitable solution. Maybe you need a stairlift for a short period of time or a few months? Maybe a visiting loved one is recovering from an operation or short-term illness? In either case, there are certainly benefits to both…

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