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Welcome to Wheelfreedom
The UK's leading wheelchair hire and powered mobility specialists.
We are specialists in manual and electric wheelchairs, mobility scooters, and orthopaedic knee scooters, offering products for both hire and purchase. We operate a nationwide manual wheelchair hire service, and a regional specialist 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, mobility scooters and specialist manual wheelchairs. We offer expert 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.
Disability-Themed Emojis Created
A total of 230 new emojis are set to feature in the sixth major update to the official emoji list. These include a range of new accessibility themed emojis, which have been praised by disabled rights campaigners who have considered disability and disabled people to be greatly underrepresented. Hopefully this will see a rise in accessibility representation across many forms of social media. So, what is available and when will you be able to use them?Read more
New Pride Mobility Scooters Available at Wheelfreedom.
Pride mobility, one of the leading manufacturers for powered wheelchairs and mobility scooters, have just released a new set of upgrades on former favourites in their mobility scooter range. We recently announced that we were now supplying the Pride Quantum Q6 Edge 3, an upgrade on the Q6 Edge 2 powerchair, and the upgrades just keep coming in, across the last few months Pride have released the Colt Deluxe 2.0, the Apex Finesse Sport & Colt Pursuit ES13. But what is different about these models and is it worth replacing your existing one for the fresh new upgrade?Read more
Powered wheelchair controls
With different conditions affecting people differently, many types of controls have been made to allow people to control their powered wheelchairs through a variety of motions. The most common way to control a powered wheelchair would be through a joystick control on the end of one of the armrests, moving the powerchair forward, backwards and turning left & right, however this isn’t always suitable. So, what are the alternatives?Read more