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    Stairlift advice

    Hi Hazzle
    I got a stairlift a couple of years ago now ( when I was still just about able to climb the stairs ) however it proved to be a sound investment and I find it invaluable ,we got a used...
  2. Thread: CuATSM ?

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    Sounds Promising

    Sounds promising but its early days ,but pick me email on the way to Melbourne just in case ;)
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    Hi Daniel The wait for diagnosis of mnd is...

    Hi Daniel
    The wait for diagnosis of mnd is usually a long and drawn out process ( mine took over 18 months) as no two sufferers are the same ,you have done the right thing booking a private...
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    Dim but fast ! As I said it after the chair and...

    Dim but fast ! As I said it after the chair and me sped off
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    I was complaining to her about how long she took...

    I was complaining to her about how long she took to put two batteries and my controller on my chair at the gate 2-3 mins !
    Lewis Hamilton’s guys put 4 wheels and petrol in his transport in under 6...
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    Holiday report Back home in from holiday after a...

    Holiday report Back home in from holiday after a great but tiring 10 week trip ,the freedom chair was superb throughout and coped with everything I threw at it ! I personalized it with a new cushion...
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    Hi Ellie If they last the trip they will be...

    Hi Ellie
    If they last the trip they will be worth it ,I however may loose power before the batteries !!
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    Hi Terry I got an extra battery ,it cost 299...

    Hi Terry
    I got an extra battery ,it cost 299 and the chair comes with its own cover ,I am hoping we can gate check the chair removing batteries and controller at the gate ,and trust the handlers...
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    Hi Barrie After much thought and head...

    Hi Barrie
    After much thought and head scratching I have ended up doing exactly as you suggested !
    ,I've gone for the largest folding electric wheelchair I could find 08L freedom chair from spring...
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    Hi Mick stay positive and live life to the max ,I...

    Hi Mick stay positive and live life to the max ,I am off to Ireland fishing next week ( fly ) I can't wade anymore but boat fish instead ( my legs are shot but arms ok ish) how is your voice ? Take a...
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    Hi Barrie It's the off road capability which...

    Hi Barrie
    It's the off road capability which attracts me to the batec the price is as you say steep but I haven't found a folding chair that's suitable yet
    I am nearly 6ft and in a all folding...
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    Anyone tried a Batec or similar

    Has anyone tried or got a Batec or similar electric quad wheelchair attachment ,they look ideal for me as i travel a fair bit and the off road capabilities seem perfect and they fit in my car so no...
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    Hi Sue I can recommend a firm called stairlift...

    Hi Sue
    I can recommend a firm called stairlift express ,from Co Durham they fitted mine in under a week over a year ago and it's been a great help
    it was a refurbed model under 12 months old and...
  14. Thread: New carer

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    Hi Ellie / Terry I have a season ticket at the...

    Hi Ellie / Terry
    I have a season ticket at the A&E in the local hospital ! The last proper fall ended up with over 30 stitches in a head wound ,cobbles verses glasses and head always end up in...
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    Terry I found the lifting cushion it's the mangar...

    Terry I found the lifting cushion it's the mangar elk ,it looks ideal and for around 100/150 would be very useful but at 1400 is so obscene it not a joke but a complete rip off !!
    Best Tony
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    Terry Tried to source the " melgor elk" lifting...

    Terry
    Tried to source the " melgor elk" lifting device can't find on google search
    Best Tony
  17. Thread: Car Cane

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    Morning guys ,another advantage of the car cane...

    Morning guys ,another advantage of the car cane is it has a windscreen breaker on the end so if you are trapped in the car in an accident you can break the glass
    . Also next time the gentleman in...
  18. Thread: Rollator

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    Hi Terry It's going well at the moment I will...

    Hi Terry
    It's going well at the moment I will try it " off road" this weekend agree about the front wheels they are all over the place when I am trying to manouvere out of the cottage but when you...
  19. Thread: Rollator

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    Terry I have just got a Trionic Veloped rollator...

    Terry
    I have just got a Trionic Veloped rollator as I found the one provided by the OT to be next to useless on the cobbled streets in my village .Although it's not cheap or small/light it has...
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    hi Jay We had a similar experiance to you and I...

    hi Jay
    We had a similar experiance to you and I got a quotes through the OT from all the stairlift companies all were 3k plus but found a firm online Stairlift Express who are based in the North...
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    Hi Barry I have had speach problems for over a...

    Hi Barry
    I have had speach problems for over a year and a great speach therapist who I think was the first to think mnd and she mentioned banking three months before the final diagnosis
    My...
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    Newly diagnosed (October 27th 2016)

    Returned from a long holiday in states (2 months) to be diagnosed with mnd ,no great surprise after 18 months of tests we had run out of things it could be !
    But it still came as a bombshell when...
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    Found a good side to this horrible disease " ...

    Found a good side to this horrible disease " free beer" I haven't been able to buy a drink since I was diagnosed (27th October 2016) and even got treated to breakfast the other day, as my better...
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