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Welcome to Wheelfreedom's news page where we keep you updated on our products, services, and the latest happenings from the wider world.

How does Parkinson's Disease affect Mobility?

Thu May 12 2022
Parkinson's Disease is a neurodegenerative disease that affects a person's mobility. Read more to find out how Parkinson's can affect mobility and what support and mobility products are available.

Magic 360: The All-Terrain Powerchair

Tue Apr 26 2022
With much anticipation, the Magic 360 has now been launched in the UK. We are proud to be one of the main suppliers of this innovative piece of technology that will benefit many powerchair users.

Innovations in Wheelchair Vibration Dampening

Fri Apr 15 2022
Jordan Davies (BSc, IPEM), Rehabilitation Engineer at Wheelfreedom, discusses the latest innovations in Wheeled Mobility and Seating.

An Online Guide to Paediatric Mobility Equipment for Children

Mon Mar 28 2022
Read our online guide to paediatric mobility equipment for children. Discover an array of mobility solutions and the most popular products on the market.

International Women's Day 2022 - Jordan's Story

Tue Mar 08 2022
In celebration of International Women's Day 2022, we want to share the success of our Product Specialist, Jordan, at Wheelfreedom. Read about her experience as a female engineer and her success working in mobility.

Powerchair and Mobility Scooter Assessments

Mon Feb 28 2022
We are pleased to offer assessments on all our powerchairs, mobility scooters and prescriptive products. Find out more about these assessments and what they include.

The award winning powerchair for young children – Permobil’s Explorer Mini

Mon Feb 14 2022
Find out more about the popular and award winning Permobil Explorer Mini, designed for children as young as twelve months. Help your child become more independent with this paediatric powerchair.

Scoozy - The Alternative Mobility Scooter

Mon Jan 31 2022
The NEW Scoozy Mobility Scooter that everyone is talking about, is now available at our Showroom! Find out what makes this product so unique.

Managing mobility issues in the elderly

Thu Jan 13 2022
Find out how elderly people can manage mobility issues and avoid slips, trips and falls through the use of mobility aids.

Where can I get a wheelchair? Wheelchairs through the NHS or hiring and buying privately

Wed Dec 22 2021
A guide to help you, or your loved ones find a trusted wheelchair service that suits your individual needs. Find a wheelchair to hire from the NHS or privately.

Why choose a made-to-measure rise and recliner?

Fri Dec 10 2021
Rise and recliners provide comfort, support and can help maintain your mobility and independence. You can choose between standard and made-to-measure rise and recliners. Here we outline why a made-to-measure rise and recliner is the best choice to make.

Wheelfreedom's Christmas opening hours 2021

Thu Nov 18 2021
Here you can find Wheelfreedom's opening hours over the Christmas holidays and find out important delivery information.

Wheelchair accessible places to visit in Surrey

Thu Oct 28 2021
Take a look at wheelchair friendly and accessible places to visit in Surrey. There are many sites and attractions in the local area for those who are disabled or with reduced mobility.

A guide to hospital profiling beds for your home

Mon Oct 11 2021
If you’re considering getting a profiling bed, but want to find out more to make sure it’s the right choice for you, be sure to read on to get the information you need.

What are the best off-road mobility aids?

Fri Oct 01 2021
Off-road mobility aids have the specialist features that ensure a smooth and safe trip over tough terrain. In this guide, we outline the key features to look for when choosing an off-road mobility scooter, powerchair, rollator or powered handbike.

Can dementia affect mobility?

Tue Aug 31 2021
Dementia can impact a person's mobility. Read more to find out how dementia can affect mobility and what support is available.

What wheelchairs are used in the Paralympics?

Mon Aug 16 2021
Each wheelchair sport uses a unique chair with a specific set of features. Keep reading to learn what some of those sports wheelchairs look like, ready for the Paralympics opening ceremony next week.

The complete guide to rules for using mobility scooters

Tue Aug 03 2021
This comprehensive guide on innovative mobility solutions offers a complete list of critical rules for using mobility scooters if you are looking to invest in one for yourself or a loved one.

How to Choose the Right Rollator

Wed Jul 21 2021
There’s a lot of options out there when it comes to rollators, each designed to meet different needs. This post is here to help guide you through the many options available.

What is the best wheelchair or scooter to take on holiday?

Thu Jun 17 2021
Whether you’re heading abroad or have opted for a staycation, here's a handy guide to help you choose the best wheelchair or scooter to take on holiday.

Choosing a wheelchair for the elderly

Fri Jun 04 2021
Acknowledging and accepting you need a wheelchair can be incredibly tough. Reaching that time in your life can bring so many questions and worries. So, when you’re faced with the task of having to actually choose a wheelchair, the decision can be daunting. To help, we’ve outlined the key points to consider to make sure the model you pick fits you and your lifestyle.

How to choose the right manual wheelchair for you

Mon May 17 2021
Wheelchairs aren’t one size fits all. Here are the questions to ask and answers you need when choosing the right manual wheelchair.

Top tips for travelling on public transport with a wheelchair

Thu May 06 2021
Key tips, information and advice that’s useful to know if you’re travelling on public transport with a wheelchair.

Quickie Nitrum and Empulse F55 Launching

Tue Jan 05 2021
We are excited to be launching the new Quickie Nitrum active wheelchair and Empulse F55 handbike, both of which we will be offering from January 2021 onwards.
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