News from Ardoo

Will the death of Malaysia Goodson finally lead to accessible city transport?

Last week, a mother died after falling down a set of subway steps carrying a baby buggy. Will it finally convince cities to improve access to transport? I’m halfway down

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Changes to disability benefits cost £4bn in extra welfare payments

OBR’s figures will bolster disability groups’ calls for overhaul of PIP system Changes to the disability benefits system that has caused huge hardship to some of the country’s most vulnerable

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One way of reducing theft of blue badges

Jonathan Myerson points out a simple local solution to the theft of parking permits for disabled people that could be applied nationally The high value of blue badges is inevitable as

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How to Make Flying With Physical Disabilities Less Stressful: A Fully Accessible Guide

If you’re nervous or anxious about flying with a physical disability, it may not be as bad as you think! If you have one of the best airline credit cards, you’ll

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Builders criticised for lobbying against accessible homes

Builders’ body lobbied councils arguing policies could make it unprofitable to build homes Private housebuilders have been accused of “appalling self-interest” over their lobbying against building more accessible homes for

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Spinal implant helps three paralysed men walk again

Spinal implant helps three paralysed men walk again By Pallab Ghosh Three paralysed men, who were told they would spend the rest of their lives in a wheelchair, are able

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Five breakthroughs in restoring mobility

Technological advances and surgical developments are offering new hope to those with reduced or no mobility Epidural stimulation This week, two paraplegic patients were able to take steps again after researchers implanted

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Hygeenie Toileting Sling

We dont just do hoists, Ardoo carry a wide range of slings. The Hygeenie Toileting sling was developed to support a person without pulling under the arms and offers plenty

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The Universal Sling

The Universal Sling is a popular design chosen to aid quick and easy transfers. Its full body split leg design offers high levels of support. Visit https://ardoohoists.com/shop/featured/regular-sling/ for more info.   #transfersling #sling #patientcare #hoistsling #patienthoist#universalsling #regularsling #patientsling

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Wheelchair user from Edinburgh climbs Snowdon

A man from Edinburgh has told BBC Radio 5 live that climbing Snowdon in a wheelchair gave him “that feeling back of getting to the top of the hill again” Rich Osborn’s

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