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Welcome to Wheelfreedom
The UK's leading powered mobility and wheelchair hire specialists.
We are specialists in manual and electric wheelchairs, mobility scooters, and orthopaedic knee scooters, offering all our products for both hire and purchase. We operate a nationwide manual wheelchair hire service, and a regional powered mobility division that operates in London and the Home Counties and offers short-term hire, long-term hire, sales, and the Motability scheme for powered wheelchairs and mobility scooters. We offer specialist consultations for high-end prescriptive powered wheelchairs, as well as an OT assessment service for those with complex seating needs. For further information, please explore our website by clicking on one of the images above.
Government Forced to Change PIP Rules:
A recent court ruling has resulted in the government being forced to change the rules for PIP applications. These changes are expected to benefit thousands of people by seeing them granted higher disability rights. A major change to the application is the decision to scrap rules based on how “unlikely” a person was to come to harm, and instead, judges have ruled that the DWP should base these decisions on how serious harm can be for the individual, not how likely. Changes like these will mean that a lot of people with conditions such as epilepsy have a much smaller chance of getting rejected for a claim. These changes will also see many existing claimants benefit in various ways.Read more
Product Profile: Invacare Fox Modulite
The original Invacare Fox was released in 2015, a good quality, affordable, entry level powerchair. This model has now been upgraded with the inclusion of Invacare’s Modulite seating. It is the latest in Invacare’s range of SMART powerchairs, combining it’s advanced Modulite seating with the revolutionary LiNX control system providing a comfortable ride and consistent performance. But what exactly is Modulite seating? And what can it do for you?Read more
Appealing a PIP decision
We published, in a previous blog, about the difficulties surrounding government changes since DLA became PIP. Many applicants for PIP have found themselves rejected initially for funding, only to be accepted upon appeal, with no change in circumstance. If you have found yourself in a situation like this, where you feel you have not been awarded the funding you feel you are entitled to, and want to appeal the decision, then continue to read, as we will outline the basic process for appealing a decision through PIP.Read more