News from Ardoo

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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 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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Disabled passengers ‘treated unacceptably’ at four UK airports

Aviation watchdog points finger at Gatwick, Stansted, Birmingham and Manchester Disabled passengers are being treated unacceptably at four major UK airports, the aviation watchdog has said. The Civil Aviation Authority

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The Back in 5 Accessible Parking Campaign

The people of Tipperary got a chance to view the world through the eyes of drivers with disabilities recently with the ‘Back in 5’ parking campaign aiming to draw attention

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Image of Kamran Mallick in a wheelchair

“I want to change the world for disabled people” Kamran Mallick:

The head of Disability Rights UK on how the organisation is campaigning to remove the kind of discrimination he faced. As a child, Kamran Mallick was subjected to racist taunts

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