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Wheelchair Hire Berkshire & Hampshire


Wheelchair Hire in Berkshire and Hampshire

Assessments


Assessments are essential for matching the correct product to the needs, size weight, mobility and disability of our customers. We provide free assessments for all our customers, particularly when purchasing the following products.

My Mobility Scooter won’t go


As a Mobility Engineer I am often asked “Why won’t my Scooter move?” Surprisingly in about 80% of cases, just by talking to the owner over the phone and asking them to carry out simple checks, can rectify the problem. So if your “Mobility Scooter Won’t…

2. Is your battery charged


2. Is Your Battery Charged Check the fuel gauge to make sure the gauge is in the green or yellow. If the gauge is pointing to the red, then your battery requires charging, your scooter can sense this and will not run. Remedy If…

4. Is your Wig-Wag Clear


4. Is Your Wig Wag Clear The Wig Wag is the bar you press to go forward or reverse. It must be in the rest position before you switch on the Mobility Scooter. Remedy Remove any bags from the handle bars Ensure the Wig…

6. Is your Battery Faulty


6. Is Your Battery Faulty If your fuel gauge is pointing to the green area; but when you move the Wig Wag (forward / reverse lever) the gauge points to the red or goes fully to the left, and then you let go of…

Cosyfeet Footwear


Men’s and Women’s Shoes / Boots Sandals / Slippers / Hosiery / Socks What Makes cosyfeet so special? There’s wide fitting and then there’s Cosyfeet! Designed to fit and flatter swollen feet, our footwear is much roomier than the wide-fitting footwear you’ll find on…

Days Patterson Swift Transit Wheelchair


Ready when you are With an ultra lightweight aluminium frame, which easily folds and dismantles without any tools, the Swift wheelchair is perfect for occasional use. Designed for days in or out, it’s ideal for taking on trips, leaving at relatives’ homes, or even…

Days Patterson Swift SP Wheelchair


Ready when you are With an ultra lightweight aluminium frame, which easily folds and dismantles without any tools, the Swift wheelchair is perfect for occasional use. Designed for days in or out, it’s ideal for taking on trips, leaving at relatives’ homes, or even…

Days Patterson Escape lite Wheelchair


Ideal for occasional use The Escape Lite’s extremely light and foldable frame has been specially designed for ease of transportation and storage, making it an ideal chair for occasional use. The Escape Lite is suitable for both indoors and outdoors, giving you flexibility wherever…

Q: AGM or GEL battery?


Q: AGM or GEL battery? A: An Absorbed Glass Mat (AGM) is the standard Mobility Scooter battery, and is for general use. The Gelled Electrolyte (GEL) is capable of a deeper discharge and can be charged / discharged (cycled) more than a AGM battery; it…

Q: What is battery capacity?


 Q: What is battery capacity? A: Battery capacity is the amount of charge your battery can hold. i.e. If you have a 50 amp/hour battery then when it is new, it will supply 50 amps for a period of 1 hour (100%) capacity. After…

Q: Can I use car batteries in my Mobility Scooter?


 Q: Can I use car batteries in my Mobility Scooter? A: NO, car batteries are designed to give a short burst of very high current, but Mobility Scooter batteries are designed to provide long periods of constant low current.

Q: Are Mobility Batteries Safe?


Q: Are Mobility Batteries Safe? A: Yes they are Sealed Lead Acid (SLA) batteries, maintenance free and are accepted on all forms of transport including aircraft.

Q: Do I need to pass a test to ride my Mobility Scooter on the road?


Q: Do I need to pass a test to ride my Mobility Scooter on the road? A: Not at the moment, you come under a similar judgment as a bicycle.

Q: Can I drink and ride my mobility Scooter?


If you are on the road you are the same as any other road user, i.e. you can be prosecuted for drink driving.

Q: Do I need a road tax For my Mobility Scooter?


If your Mobility Scooter is a class 3 (has the capability of going over 4mph / 6kph) then yes, you need to register the scooter with the DVLA.

Q: If I ride on the road, do I need to follow the Highway Code?


If I ride on the road, do I need to follow the Highway Code?

Q: What speed will my Mobility Scooter go?


A road scooter has a switch to drop down to 4mph (6kph) for pavement use.

Note: It is against the UK law to go faster than 4mph (6kph) on pavements.

Q: Can I use my Mobility Scooter on the motorway?


NO … No … NO

VAT Exemption For Mobility Products


Who Qualifies for VAT Exemption The zero-rating of goods for disabled people depends in part upon the status of the recipient and part upon the use of the goods. The person must be chronically sick or disabled, and the goods must be used for…

Mobility Scooter Batteries


Q: Can I use car batteries in my Mobility Scooter?
A: NO, car batteries are designed to give a short burst of very high current, but Mobility Scooter batteries are designed to provide long periods of constant low current

Mobility Scooter Battery Charging


Mobility Scooter Battery Charging Q: How often do I need to charge my Mobility Scooter batteries? A: Charge it over night after each time you use the Mobility Scooter using the supplied battery charger. Or better still leave it on charge untill you use…

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