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Wheelchair Hire Berkshire & Hampshire


Wheelchair Hire in Berkshire and Hampshire

New Aerolight Ramps


­ Welcome to the updated “WOW” look NEW Aerolight range Great for all types of wheelchair, rollators and scooters (2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 wheel types) Easy to walk on full-width grip surface Simply deploy either way around Available with different methods of folding… Continue Reading “New Aerolight Ramps”

Sherborne – Milburn Dual Motor ‘Lift and Rise’ Recliner

Rise Recline Chairs

Caring Comes First Mobility is the local account holder for Sherborne Adjustable beds and Adjustable Chairs. Modern, stylish ‘Lift & Rise’ Recliner available in Petite, Small, Standard and Royale sizes (see below). Also see Single Motor version. The Milburn’s inviting back design is complemented… Continue Reading “Sherborne – Milburn Dual Motor ‘Lift and Rise’ Recliner”

Sherborne – Milburn Single motor ‘Lift and Rise’ Recliner


Caring Comes First Mobility is the local account holder for Sherborne Adjustable beds and Adjustable Chairs. Modern, stylish ‘Lift & Rise’ Recliner available in Petite, Small, Standard and Royale sizes. Also see Dual Motor version. The Milburn’s inviting back design is complemented by soft,… Continue Reading “Sherborne – Milburn Single motor ‘Lift and Rise’ Recliner”

CCF Mobility Scooter Service


Why have your scooter serviced? As you depend on your scooter to give you independence and transportation it is vital that your scooter is reliable and safe to use. All mobility scooter manufactures recommend that scooters are serviced at least once a year. If… Continue Reading “CCF Mobility Scooter Service”

Knee Replacement / Hip Replacement Operation Aids and Products


Hip / Knee Replacement Operation Aids, Equipment and Products Both Knee and Hip replacement operations are now common place, and the recovery times are reducing as technology advances. The recovery period is the most important part of the treatment, as what you do during… Continue Reading “Knee Replacement / Hip Replacement Operation Aids and Products”

Mobility Scooters – Buyers Check List


Mobility  Scooter Buyers Check List “Always go to buy a Mobility Scooter with a friend or relative, never on your own” Make sure you have the answers ready for the questions below

Number of Wheels


Number of Wheels   Four wheeled Mobility Scooters are the most popular, due to their stability.       Three wheeled Mobility Scooters have small turning circles making them easy to manoeuvre.     Three wheeled Mobility Scooters with stabilisers have small turning circles… Continue Reading “Number of Wheels”

Mobility Scooter Sizes


Mobility Scooter Sizes The Travel Mobility Scooter The “Boot Scoot” as it is known in the trade is a scooter that comes apart easily and can be packed into the boot of a car. This type of Mobility Scooter is ideal for going out… Continue Reading “Mobility Scooter Sizes”

Where to buy a Mobility Scooter


Where to buy a Mobility Scooter At the end of the day you will buy a Mobility Scooter from whoever you choose, but please read all the information below first, to avoid some of the common pitfalls.

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… Continue Reading “My Mobility Scooter won’t go”

1. Is your scooter connected to the charger


1. Is your scooter connected to the charger If your scooter is connected to the charger then it will not go. The reason for this is to prevent you driving off while connected to the charger, which would cause you to rip out the… Continue Reading “1. Is your scooter connected to the charger”

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… Continue Reading “2. Is your battery charged”

3. Are you in Gear


3. Are You In Gear Check to ensure you are in gear; get off the scooter and see if you can push the scooter freely. If you can push the scooter then you are in free wheel. Remedy Move the lever at the back… Continue Reading “3. Are you in Gear”

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… Continue Reading “4. Is your Wig-Wag Clear”

5. Are you Connected


5. Are You Connected If you have a transportable (boot scooter) ensure the rear and front end are joined firmly together and are in line. Also if there are any plug and sockets used to connect the electrics, check they are in firmly. Remedy… Continue Reading “5. Are you Connected”

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… Continue Reading “6. Is your Battery Faulty”

7. Is Your Charger Working


7. Is Your Charger Working When you connect your charger the charge light should come on. Once the battery is 95% charged then the charge light should go out. Charging can take up to 12 hours, I always recommend you leave your battery on charge over night,… Continue Reading “7. Is Your Charger Working”

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 Wider, deeper and roomier than anything you’ll find on the high street… Continue Reading “Cosyfeet Footwear”

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… Continue Reading “Days Patterson Swift Transit Wheelchair”

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… Continue Reading “Days Patterson Swift SP Wheelchair”

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… Continue Reading “Days Patterson Escape lite Wheelchair”

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… Continue Reading “Q: AGM or GEL battery?”

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… Continue Reading “Q: What is battery capacity?”

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?

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