LIFT CHAIRS BELOW $1000

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Lift chairs are generally known in various names but they all refer to the same device. Although it is often referred to as lift aged chairs, people of all ages are able to use these chairs to suit their immobility or handicap with boundless relaxation, comfort, freedom, and independence.

Independence Living Specialists have lift chairs to suit the budget of the users and some of the lift chairs are priced below $1000 to make it affordable.

Products

Mayfair Select electric recliner lift chair, Pride C5 electric lift chair, Pride C-101 electric recliner lift chair and Indiana recliner lift chair are some of the branded lift chairs priced below $1000, available at all stores of Independent Living Specialists’ stores Australia wide.

Mayfair Select Electric Recliner Chair

This chair is the most popular product of the Royale brand priced at $798.99. Its features include a perfectly comfortable 3 section waterfall backrest design for excellent relaxation and upper, middle and lower back brace. The quality foams and no sag springs used in manufacturing it provides absolute postural support. It is also fitted with backup power supply along with quality actuators and American branded mechanisms providing the chair with an effortless and safe operation.

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Pride C-5 Electric Lift Chair

This device is filled with very best features which include a frame of steel and armrests entirely cushioned and upholstered for extra relaxation. It is also fitted with a combined emergency battery backup. Currently priced at 896.99 for a limited time for online customers.

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Pride C-101 Electric Recliner Lift Chair

This lift chair is the best choice if you are looking for a medium to large couch idler. Cushioned full length with upholstered armrests in cocoa, fern or sandal suede and fitted with a combined emergency battery back-up inclusive of 10-year warranty on the strong frame and 2 years on all mechanisms and motor. Currently priced at a special price of $939.99 for online customers.

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Indiana Recliner Lift Chair

The Indiana recliner lift chair is priced at $999.99 giving an excellent value for your money. It is available in small to standard sizes for optimum comfort with color options of graphite, and mushroom. It has a full-length couch with a soft and comfortable seat and cushion at the back for added relaxation. This chair will rise and tilt user to the feet and can also be reclined to snooze position. Other features include a footrest that could be elevated, two button handset with safety feature and a weight capacity of 150kg.

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Some of these chairs could be re-cushioned in any material to suit the user’s taste and house décor. However, whether it is bought outright, hire or rent, ILS will provide a reliable and friendly delivery service. Online customers are provided free shipping and delivery to the door Australia wide.

Benefits

Although a lift chair is the best idea for those who have a problem transitioning from seated to standing position, its benefits are much more than assisting whilst sitting or standing up. This device could be utilized to engage in many recreational activities and also be used as a bed as most models can be reclined to a flat position.

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TOP 6 DISABILITY SCOOTERS IN AUSTRALIA

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Disability scooter is a mobility aid resembling a wheelchair but built like a motor scooter. It is usually known as an electric scooter or power-operated mobility scooter.

A disability scooter has a seat over two rear wheels, handlebars in front to turn steerable wheels and a flat area to place the feet. This device is generally powered by a battery stored on board the scooter and charged via an onboard or separate battery charger.

Although this device does not need much manual strength as using a manual wheelchair, the tiller steering mechanism requires shoulder and hand strength and a little upper body mobility and strength.

A disability scooter is ideal for people with precise or whole-body disabling conditions such as some form of arthritis, obesity, coronary or lung issues but still able to stand and walk a few steps, control the steering tiller and sit straight without body support.

Disability Scooters

GoGo LX mobility scooter with CTS suspension, S19 Quest Deluxe folding mobility travel scooter, Scout portable mobility scooter, Pathrider ES10 mobility scooter, Scout sport Quattro mobility scooter with all round suspension and Viper mobility scooter are top 6 disability scooters available in all stores of Independent Living Specialists Australia wide.

GoGo LX Mobility Scooter

This scooter from the ‘Pride’ range is one the most advanced travel devices available with a new level of performance features inclusive of front and rear suspension, sleek style, feather-touch disassembling and standard lighting.

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S19 Quest Deluxe Folding Mobility Travel Scooter

Being another product of ‘Pride’, it is an ultra-lightweight folding device equipped with a lithium battery giving it the ultra-lightweight and longer drive range. It can be folded up in one step and take very little space once dissembled and easy to carry around home, outdoors or even on a flight as it is considered as a wheelchair by airlines and does not affect the luggage allowance.

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Scout Portable Mobility Scooter

A device from ‘Drive Medical’ brand packed with many new features which include being the first ‘Drive’ mini mobility scooter, delta bars and next-generation drive medical splitting mechanism. It is ideal for both indoor and outdoor driving except on unsteady outdoor areas. It is also the best in terms of durability, finesse, comfort and dependability.

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Pathrider ES10 Mobility Scooter

This is another product from ‘Pride’ that provides great support for outdoor use featuring bright headlights, adjustable tiller with a driving range of 18km.

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Scout Sport Quattro Mobility Scooter

This ‘Drive Medical’ product’s speciality is the swivel seat for easy transmissions and other features include deluxe cushioned seating with contoured wide armrests to make the ride more comfortable. It also has off the board and in-house charging, an electromagnetic braking system and long lasting handlebars for easy controlling.

The Scout sport quattro Mobility Scooter features deluxe cushioned seating with stitching and contoured wide armrests for a more relaxed ride, and in addition to its comfort, it provides the next generation Drive splitting mechanism for easy storage and transportation.

The Scout sport quattro Mobility Scooter features deluxe cushioned seating with stitching and contoured wide armrests for a more relaxed ride, and in addition to its comfort, it provides the next generation Drive splitting mechanism for easy storage and transportation.

Viper Mobility Scooter

This Drive Medical device is the latest model in their sports range of mobility scooters. Based on the success of their other scooters, the Viper provides more comfort and dependability in a rare sporting design on a stronger foundation.

Safety of the user has been the main interest when developing this rare scooter. It is equipped with an-anti roll structure to avoid difficulty when accessing hills plus a manual handbrake is installed for emergency power disruption

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ADVANTAGES OF A MANUAL AND ELECTRIC WHEELCHAIRS

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A wheelchair is an important device that gives the user a sense of independence to move about freely and improve mobility with or without a caregiver. Using a wheelchair does not hinder the daily activities despite the decreased mobility. In addition to carrying out your daily chores easily, this device has many social and mental health advantages.

Wheelchair Types

There are various kinds of models and brands of wheelchairs with differing specifications and advantages. However, this device generally comes in two types such as a manual wheelchair and a motorized wheelchair. A manual wheelchair comes as a self-propelled wheelchair which is manipulated by the user and the other being, a transit wheelchair which is pushed by the caregiver. A motorized wheelchair has a motor and rechargeable battery controlled by a joystick on the armrest, which requires very little force from the user and controlled and managed easily.

Although the correct wheelchair depends on the nature of the user’s disability or limited mobility and how it will be used, the advantages are numerous regardless of what type of wheelchair is chosen.

Ultralight portable wheelchair, Breezy Basix 2 folding wheelchair and Omega lite transit wheelchair are 3 popular manual wheelchairs and Titan Power Chair, Travel Lite folding power chair and Cobalt travel power wheelchair are some of fast-moving motorized wheelchairs available at all stores of Independent Living Specialists Australia wide.

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Elevated Self-Reliance

The electric and manual wheelchairs assist the user to move around and engage in daily chores without any help. An electric wheelchair, especially, is able to increase self-reliance due to its easy maneuvering and capability of moving without tiring the user.

The manual wheelchair is also capable of providing extra resilience for the user and caregiver. A person with limited mobility may not be able to walk without help and a wheelchair is capable of decreasing the dangers and anxieties of falling at home or outdoors and assist to move about confidently.

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Maneuverability

Wheelchairs have been manufactured especially to maneuver and adapt to small areas making it the best device to move about at home. There are much stronger wheelchairs manufactured for outdoor activities and usable on rough grounds such as hills and sidewalks.

A wheelchair can be used combined with other mobility aids or types of transport. For example, transit wheelchairs are lightweight and perfect for travelling on vacation and similarly, most public transport services are accessible by wheelchair and both motorized and manual wheelchairs could easily embark and disembark the vehicle with ease.

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Socializing

Mingling, socializing and taking part in friendly gatherings could sometimes be a difficult task for those with limited mobility. It is a known fact that socializing is important for the wellbeing of emotional and physical health. Therefore, maintaining a healthy social life is very important.

A wheelchair and other mobility aids are an asset to those with limited mobility and these devices permit the user to enjoy their most preferred social activities continuously, regardless of walking around the local park, visiting the local mall or going to a gallery or cinema. The active lifestyle a wheelchair provides often results in a having confident attitude towards life.

CONQUERING MOVABILITY THREATS IN THE BATHROOM

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Steering yourself in the bathroom is sometimes the most troublesome chore to experience on a daily basis when a person is faced with a mobility challenge. Just the thought of it makes a person feel tired and lifting a leg over the bathtub or shower saddle or balancing your step on a wet, slick floor can make a person feel absolutely terrified.

However, there are ways and means of conquering these threats.

Worrying days about re-modelling the bathroom to suit your immobility is over now, as there are inexpensive bathroom solutions for your safety

There are many options available and a definite solution for every immobile person. However, choosing the correct bath accessory with the guidance of a physical therapist or healthcare provider is advisable.

Grab Rails

This suction grab rail provides great extra support in the bathroom, shower and toilet. It could be easily installed and removed and fixed in any other area. This is also ideal to take along when travelling.

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Tub Rails

The tub rail and tub mount is the perfect appliance for any tub. This powder-coated steel bath rail is adjustable and can be fastened directly on to the side of the bathtub. It is perfect for entering and exiting the tub. It can also be used by a person weighing up to 100kg.

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Toilet Riser or Frame

A toilet riser or frame can be placed on a toilet seat reducing the distance from the toilet seat to standing upright, making it perfect for post-surgery recovery. The raised toilet seat has arms that swing back, adjustable height and manufactured to fit most standard toilets.

A toilet frame is an appliance that is placed under the toilet seat to support balance from seated to standing position. Both these accessories are ideal for those with limited mobility. The over toilet aid-aluminium manufactured with strong rust-proof aluminium with a lifetime warranty against rust. It includes a plastic seat and lid clip off to simplify hygienic and easy cleaning. In addition, the anti-slip rubber tips offer strength and balancing on wet floors.

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Bath Lift

A bath lift is an ideal way to relax in the tub. It is the best way to enjoy your bath without being concerned about falling when exiting the tub. It is a comfortable chair that could be placed inside the tub and operated with a remote control.

The Deltis standard bath lift is the most sought-after device. It comes in two parts for easy installation, removal and transport. Manufactured with the best quality material makes it the safest and comfortable device without any servicing required.

A proper action plan and knowledge on products available will help to eliminate fears of using the bathroom and conquer movability threats.

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Bath Seats

Bath seats are a perfect source of support to keep one’s balance and privacy while being independent and It will not be difficult to find a seat to fit your tub or shower among the vast array of stools, seats, benches and seats available in the market.

The Bariatric shower chair is one of the popular products which has suction cups to keep the chair safe in your bathtub or shower area. Manufactured with a very strong rust-proof aluminium frame for better strength.

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ASSISTANCE TO CHOOSE A MOBILITY SCOOTER

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Benefits

A mobility scooter is a device that provides exceptional ways of maintaining your freedom, by giving the required assistance to visit friends, family or even visit shops at your command. It is a dependable device, movable with reasonable mobility automation that can be used easily, cost-effective and easy to maintain.

Types of mobility Scooters

Basically, mobility scooters have been manufactured to assist people to increase their independence and make your life easier.

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Small Scooters

These mobility scooters are very light in weight and portable. It could be folded or disassembled and carried, transported or stored. Ideally, it is best suited for smooth and flat surfaces and short distance travels of approximately 20km on a daily basis.

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Medium Scooters

These mobility scooters are suitable for use in different types of outdoor ground and limited indoor areas. It is a good choice for outdoor use and ideal for short to medium distance travels of 20 to 40kms on a daily basis.

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Large Scooters

These scooters can be used on bumpy grounds and high cliffs. This is a wonderful device to be used when travelling long distances of approximately 30 to 50kms on a daily basis.

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Choosing the appropriate scooter

Firstly, decide where or what type of environment the scooter will be used. If the device is to be used indoors permanently, a small scooter is an ideal device due to its easy movability and small turning circle.

The outdoor performance of a medium scooter is splendid in addition to limited indoor use.

Large scooters are capable of riding well on uneven areas due to its advanced suspension systems.

Consider the distance that has to be travelled daily and how far a fully charged battery can drive. Usually, large scooters are equipped with a battery that can be fully charged. However, it is noteworthy to know that a fully charged battery is affected when the device stops, starts, climbs hills and according to the weight that is being carried.

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The Envoy series, brings an outstanding addition to the Drive range of mobility scooters, with a brilliant performance similar to much bigger models.

User’s Weight

It is important to check the maximum weight the device can carry. Ideally, choosing a scooter that can carry more than a person’s weight is the best option. This comes in helpful when extra power is required especially when climbing hills.

Scooter Transportation

If a scooter needs to be transported on an off public transport, it is best to check with the local transport providers if your scooter could be transported according to its dimensions. If it is being transported in the car boot, ensure the scooter could be disassembled or folded to fit the boot.

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Scooter Storage

Finding a place in your home to store the scooter where it is easily reachable is very important. It should also be stored in a safe and secure place and away from a wet environment.

Taking Care of the Scooter

The mobility scooter needs to be looked after carefully. In order to prolong the battery’s lifetime, it should be charged daily. Just like any other vehicle, this should also be serviced regularly at least once a year. Although mobility scooters are sturdy and long lasting, these should not be exposed to wet weather and also used in the rain.