BEST FOLD UP MOBILITY SCOOTERS

BENEFITS OF PORTABLE HOIST

Being mobile and independent is the key to keep aging at bay. A foldable mobility scooter is the best answer for elderly people who enjoy traveling and has an active lifestyle. This type of scooter could be transported easily in a car boot due to its foldable capacity or quick disassembling.
Independent Living Specialists has a wide range of foldable mobility scooters in their stores Australia wide with some being the best available throughout the country.

Benefits:

Benefits of a folding mobility scooter are manifold and it is not restricted to only the elderly. Since most of these devices are lightweight, it is easy to be stored in a closet or carried around in a car boot. However, these lightweight scooters should only be ridden by a person weighing a maximum of 300 to 320 lbs. Some devices are equipped with a lithium battery which is durable and long lasting. A person who requires a mobility scooter with special features and design should consider purchasing a folding mobility scooter.

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Products:

S19 Quest deluxe folding mobility travel scooter, Scout portable mobility scooter, Scout Quattro mobility scooter, and Genie plus travel mobility scooter automatic folding are some of the best foldable mobility scooters available at ILS.

S19 Quest Deluxe Folding Mobility Travel Scooter

Pride S19 Portable Travel Mobility Scooter
This is the best foldable mobility scooter and an extremely lightweight product equipped with a lithium battery for a bigger drive range. It is foldable in a simple movement and needs very little space once folded to be carried around home or outside. This Pride brand product is one of the leading ultra-lightweight mobility scooters.
It weighs only 27.3kg and could be taken on overseas vacations and approved by airlines as a wheelchair without affecting luggage allowance. The lithium battery is safe for flight as it is MSDS certified.

Scout Portable Mobility Scooter

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The Scout portable mobility scooter is the Drive Medical brand’s first mini mobility scooter inclusive of delta bars as the next generation splitting mechanism and many other new features. This scooter is best suited for both indoor and outdoor use excluding rough outdoor areas. Further, it is guaranteed to offer comfort, style, performance, and reliability.

Scout Quattro Mobility Scooter

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This product has deluxe cushioned seating with stitching and shapely wide armrests for an easygoing ride and besides its comfort, it has the next generation Drive splitting mechanism for effortless storage and transportation. Its special feature is a swivel seat for easy transportation.

Genie plus Travel Mobility Scooter Automatic Folding

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This automatic folding scooter is an uncommon product created to provide the most excellent experience for the user. It is a fully automated electronic scooter that folds and unfolds easily as and when required. The special remote control operation feature is capable of maneuvering the device conveniently. Equipped with a lithium battery it can carry a maximum weight of 136kg. It could be easily stored in an automobile for transporting. It weighs only 25 kg and allowed on airlines and cruise lines without affecting luggage allowance.
All aged care equipment and disability aids are offered at a special price and delivered free for online customers Australia wide.

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OUR NEW RANGE OF PHYSIOTHERAPY DEVICES

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Keeping an eye on elderly people is vital as they are prone to various health issues due to lack of strength, resilience, and movability that sets in with old age. However, exercise and usage of a particular physiotherapy device are capable of minimizing some of the traits of the aging process to a certain extent.

Arthritis, cardiovascular diseases, stroke, obesity diabetes, osteoporosis, hypertension, respiratory diseases, and sensory impairments are some of the typical ailments of elderly people.

Benefits

Depending on an assessment made by a qualified physiotherapist and determined on the type of exercise device to be used, the benefits are remarkable.

Resorting to physiotherapy could reduce pain, prevent stiffening of joints and disability connected with arthritis.

Those with respiratory diseases could reduce breathlessness and other complications.

A stroke patient could get back to normal with physiotherapy depending on the severity. It also assists in getting back muscle strength to prevent disability after a stroke.

Independent Living Specialist has introduced a new range of physiotherapy devices to assist the elderly maintain a physically active life.

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Products

Balance board, Massage peanut spikey ball firm physio, Hand egg therapy exerciser, balance disc air cushion, shoulder pulley, and balance ball dynaso are some of the popular products available in all stores of Independent Living Specialists Australia wide.

The Balance Board

The balance board provides a diverse effective supportive exercise that improves your strength and assists with the recovery. This device could also be used to initiate nerve impulses and recovery exercises to increase the balance and coordination of the whole body. This is an enjoyable and active way to exercise and will make you feel content until the next work out.

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Massage Peanut Spikey Ball Firm Physio

This device is used to relieve tension and relax muscles in the comfort of your own home. The peanut shape is designed to be used in problem areas such as calves, shoulders, and ankles and it is ideal for relief from sore muscles.

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Hand Egg Therapy Exerciser

This device is to strengthen your grip, mobility dexterity and fine motor skills. It is available in different impediments according to applicable strengths. Ideal for arthritis patients, continual stress injury, reducing stress, recovery from stroke and many other uses.

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Hand Strengthener Pair

This device is ideal to get the best of your strength and grip training inclusive of being perfect for either hand or forearm improvement.

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Balance Disc Air Cushion

This cushion has been manufactured to increase your orientation and stamina. This device could also be used standing, sitting or lying on the unit. It is ideal for recovery exercises or home fitness.

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Shoulder Pulley

This device is a strong anchor that could be fitted between the door and frame perfectly. It could be simply fixed on most closed doors without damaging the surfaces. The big handles are easy to hold and the cord length is adjustable. It’s suitable for systematic, laid-back pulls to be used at home to maximize movement extensions.

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Dynaso Balance Exerciser Ball

This product is a flexible trainer which has been specially manufactured to combine with recovery, fitness and also to improve sports performance. This handy training equipment boosts the body’s strength, balance, and condition. It also improves cardio fitness and rehabilitation.

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TYPES OF MOBILITY SCOOTERS

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Mobility scooters are available in various models and sizes to suit the requirement of the customer. Although each scooter is different from another, considering the range of mobility scooters available at Independent Living Specialists, finding the perfect scooter will be an easy task for the customers.

3 or 4 wheel mobility scooters

Customers can decide on the scooter depending on the nature of their disability. A 3-wheel scooter’s manoeuvrability is excellent due to its tight turning radius and 4-wheel scooters are stable and safe when ridden over uneven surfaces.

Independent Living Specialists has a wide range of 3 or 4wheel mobility scooters in their stores Australia wide with a free delivery option for online customers.

3-Wheel Mobility Scooters

Pride Sports Rider mobility scooter and Easy rider mobility scooter 2 x 75S-H are two
top-selling 3 wheel mobility scooters available at ILS.

4-Wheel Mobility Scooters

Pride Quest Deluxe folding mobility travel scooter, Scout Sports Quattro mobility scooter with all round suspension and GOGO LX mobility scooter with CTS suspension are 3 of the most popular 4-wheel mobility scooters of ILS.

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Boot Scooters

Scooters that are portable to be transported around are generally known as boot scooters. These type of scooters are favored by many people due to its small size, making it suitable for transport and storage. This device can also be dismantled in quick time without any tools.

These are ideal for indoor use and outdoor pavements. The maximum speed of 4mph makes it easy to control and it’s generally ideal for those who intend to make short journeys.

Scout Sports Quattro mobility scooter with all round suspension, GoGo LX mobility scooter with CTS suspension and S19 Quest deluxe folding mobility travel scooter are some of the popular portable/boot scooters available at ILS.

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Mid-Sized Scooters

Mid-sized scooters are a little bigger and stronger than boot scooters. It is more comfortable and equipped with larger batteries due to its larger size, resulting in being able to travel further in between charges. These scooters could be used on the road legally and would, therefore, be required to be registered with DVLA and a ‘nil value’ tax disc should be displayed.

Envoy 4plus Mobility scooter, Pathrider ES10 mobility scooter,140XL Pathrider mobility scooter are some of the popular mid-size scooter available at ILS.

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Road Scooters

This scooter has been manufactured for people requiring to use a scooter for longer travelling. This device is much bigger and more powerful than the other scooters with speed reaching up to 8mph, limited to 4mph on pavement travelling.

Pegasus Mobility Metro scooter, Shoprider rain rider mobility scooter, Envoy 8 plus mobility scooter are some of the popular road scooters available at ILS.

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Independent Living Specialists has a wide range of scooters to meet any customer’s requirement and budget in all their stores Australia wide with free delivery facility for online customers.

YOUR GUIDE TO BATH LIFTS

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Independent Living Specialists has always been at the forefront when it comes to assisting the elderly and disabled people to live a normal and happy life. They have now introduced a new bathtub lift to their existing range of bath aids.

What is a Bath Lift?

A bath lift is a seat which could be fitted into the bath and should be in level with the top of the bath when it is lifted to an upright position. This is mainly to assure that the user taking a bath can safely sit on the bath lift. Thereafter, move the feet and legs into the bath filled with water and lower the seat into the bath to relax in the freedom of having a bath on your own.

Bellavita Auto Bathtub Chair Seat Lift

This is a modern product from Drive Medical. It is the lightest bath lift chair available in the market manufactured with aluminum and could be assembled without any tools. It’s manufactured in two pieces for easy assembling and disassembling during transportation. The back could be folded for space saving storage when not in use. The backrest could be reclined to 50-degrees at its lowest position and the padded seat and backrest give added comfort. The watertight hand control is floatable, equipped with quick charge lithium battery included in the hand control. However, the suction cups are usable only on a smooth surface.

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This is a product of AusMedic and manufactured specially for those who need to get in and out of the bathtub easily. It comes in two parts for easy assembling, disassembling and transportation. Maximum safety and comfort are guaranteed due to the high-quality material used in the manufacture with servicing not being a requirement.

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Benefits

Gaining self-independence and convenience are the main benefits of having a bath lift installed in a home. Since it could be easily operated with a remote, the user could be moved in and out of the bath easily by a caregiver or individual. In addition to the comfortable seat, the main feature for safety is that if the power is inadequate, the lift will not start to move the person inside it.

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Cost Effective

Investing in bath lifts are cost effective. The attachment of this device directly on to the bath eradicates the requirement of installing expensive bathroom aids. Further, due to the belt being reversible, it could be used for a regular bath by others too.

Safety

Safety is guaranteed as it securely and smoothly lowers the user in an out of the bathtub. Some models are attached with a non-slip transfer seat to ensure extra safety.

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Comfort

The feeling of soaking oneself in a tranquilizing bath to enjoy the full intensity of bathing cannot be fathomed. Generally, a walk in the bathtub may probably make you feel uncomfortable and cold as you have to sit and wait until the water has drained out, However, in a bath lift a user can lie back and soak in a warm bath and get out at leisure.

These products and other aged care equipment are available at all ILS stores Australia wide and at our online store. Visit www.ilsau.com.au for special deals.

BATH AIDS UNDER $500

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Maintaining a person’s independence and privacy in the confinement of the bathroom is the most important fact of an elderly or disabled person and the availability of bath and shower aids have proven to be an important aspect of their lives.

The type of bath aid that will suit a person depends on the nature of the disability or age. Independent Living Specialist caters for many people with their large selection of bath and shower aids to meet anyone’s requirement. The equipment varies from simple grab rails to shower chairs and some priced below $500 to meet the budget of the customer. These products have been carefully selected from highly reputed brands for user’s comfort, safety and durability.

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Products

Myco Swivel Bath Seat, Royale portable shower tray, Premium Bariatric shower chair and heavy-duty transfer bench are some of the bath aids priced below $500 for customer’s benefit.

Myco Swivel Bath Seat

This product is priced at $445.99 enabling easy transition from standing to a bathing position. The seat is lockable while being transferred or bathing and the holes in the moulded plastic seat drain the water away from the seated area and the frame is kept firmly in position with the non-slip rubber feet. It is available mild or stainless steel completed in a powder coated finish.

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Royale Portable Shower Tray

This vinyl coated shower tray is priced at $349.99, making showering very easy and safe. It could be placed on top of an existing drain hole or over an open drain hole by connecting the hose to the side of the passage. It can also be used with a standing shower chair for those who are immobile. The device is foldable easily into a carry bag, permitting quick storage and trouble-free portability. Instructions are printed on the carry bag and hose is included with the product.

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Premium Bariatric Shower Chair

Priced at $349.99, this chair has been manufactured with aluminium pinched tubing. It is heavy duty and low maintenance bath aid. The modern “S” bend design gives extra space for the user to fit in between the armrest. The very light aluminium frame is also fitted with rubber suction tips for more strength and safety and is capable of safely accommodating a person up to 280kg. The seat is perforated for drainage and finished with a thicker durable powder coat to prevent being scratched.

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Heavy Duty Transfer Bench

This device is priced at $299.99 and equipped with a structured, comfortably moulded backrest and the surface of the seat is anti-slip with holes for water drainage. It is manufactured with an aluminium frame including an adjustable height with ½’ increments. The backrest of the bench could be adjusted easily and the side arm/seat handles give extra support in transition. This equipment helps people who find it difficult to step over bathtub walls. The backrest and armrest are equipped with detent knobs and stainless steel spring pins for easy assembling.

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All products and other aged care equipment are available at ILS stores Australia wide and delivered free for online customers.