THE BEST HEAVY DUTY MOBILITY SCOOTERS

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A mobility scooter is the safest and easiest mode of transport for the aged or those with limited mobility. This product is gaining popularity rapidly due to the new and technically improved products being introduced to the market.

Those who are on the heavy side need not be worried as Independent Living Specialists have some of the best heavy duty scooters in the stores Australia wide to suit your special needs.

How to Choose

Ensure to select a well-known brand and weight capacity before purchasing. Shop rider is the most popular and preferred brand due to the availability of spare parts and reliability of the product.

Products

The most popular heavy-duty scooters are Shoprider rocky 889 gold mobility scooter, Shoprider 889 double seat mobility scooter, Rocky 4 Shoprider mobility scooter and Invacare comet ultra mobility scooter. These brands have a weight capacity of over 200kg.

Shoprider Rocky 889 Golf Mobility Scooter

This is ideal for the outdoor person. Although. like all other mobile scooters it could move you around the home, it can also help you to travel outdoors especially those golf lovers who need to navigate themselves on the golf course. It has a weight capacity of 225kg and maintains a reliable and comfortable ride.

Shoprider Rocky 889 Golf Scooter Rear

Shoprider 889 Double Seat Mobility Scooter

This product has been introduced to meet the demand for a wide mobility scooter. It has been manufactured to suit persons who require added seating width. It is large with a seat to accommodate two persons and has a weight capacity of 225kg. In keeping with its brand image, this model is full of luxury features. The dependability of this remarkable scooter is improved moreover with the rear wheel drive and electromagnetic brake.

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Rocky 4 Shoprider Mobility Scooter

This heavy duty mobility scooter is a four-wheel with rear wheel drive, specially designed for traveling in an uneven area. It has a weight capacity of 227kg with front and rear suspension and 330mm pneumatic tires.

Shoprider Rocky 4 Scooter

Invacare Comet Ultra Mobility ScooterInvacare Comet HD

This heavy duty mobility scooter can carry weight up to 220 kg and suitable to be used in rocky and bumpy outdoors. This powerful scooter has many safety features and can take you to your destination safely, faster and comfortably.

 

Social and Health Benefits

It is now not necessary to miss your social gatherings, invitations, holidays and visiting your friends as there are mobility scooters to suit any need of the customer. Experience a boost in your health and quick recovery of other related ailments with the independence and feeling of contentment with the return of normalcy in your life.

Independent Living Specialists offers free delivery for online customers with reliable service and free roadside assistance for the first 12 months. These products are also available for hire/rent and buy options.

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How To Find Folderble Lightweight Wheelchairs

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These days any person with limited mobility need not worry about not being independent or moving around without a hassle as several brands of ultra-lightweight aluminum wheelchairs which could be folded down for easy storage and transportation are now readily available in all the stores of Independent Living Specialist throughout Australia. These collapsible wheelchairs can easily fit into a car boot and ideally usable indoors and outdoors or when traveling on holiday, shopping, attending social functions etc.

Types of wheelchairs

ILS has the best range of wheelchairs to suit your budget, lifestyle and body type. There are also different varieties of lightweight to heavy-duty wheelchairs manufactured with self-propelled or transit operation for easy maneuvering by the user or care attendant.

Brands

The best brands have been carefully selected by the ILS for those with limited mobility. Ultra lightweight portable wheelchair plus carry bag, Omega lite transit chair, Drive medical 18” transit super budget wheelchair and Breezy Basix folding wheelchair are some of the fast moving foldable lightweight wheelchairs available in their stores throughout Australia.

Ultra Lightweight Portable Wheelchair with Carry Bag

This is a strong but lightweight wheelchair which could be folded into the carry bag included. It is ideal for holidays, days out to shopping trips. The carry bag included with the wheelchair is fixed with wheels to make transportation easy.

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Omega Lite Transit Wheelchair

The Omega wheelchair has a lightweight aluminum frame removable footrests and back rest that could be folded down. It also features 8 inch rear wheels with attendant brakes and has a weight capacity of 125kg.

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Drive Medical Super budget Wheelchair

The drive medical wheelchair is also a foldable lightweight wheelchair manufactured by keeping user’s comfort in mind. It is a perfect wheelchair for outdoor and indoor use, highly efficient and foldable easily. It could be purchased at an affordable price and is considered to be great value for money.

Drive Medical 18 Transit Super Budget WheelChair

Breezy BasiX Folding Wheelchair

This is a trustworthy collapsible lightweight wheelchair as it has been thoroughly tested to make sure the ride is stable. It also provides caregivers and users great satisfaction in terms of dependability, quality, and easy operation. It is a self-propelled wheelchair with improved adjustability and toughness, together with a new clean look. Greater seat depth adjustment, tension adjustable backrest are some of the improvements included The Breezy Basix wheelchair is usually preferred by the Allied Health Professionals and considered to be the most versatile eco wheelchair in the market.

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Social and Health Benefits

Any person with limited mobility who chooses to use a lightweight foldable wheelchair will definitely see an improvement in their lifestyle. The low feeling of being handicapped and missing social activities could also be easily overcome. Being able to participate in social activities and leading a normal life will also help to ease stress and mental stability.

HOW TO CHOOSE A LIFT AND RECLINER CHAIR

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Modern branded lift and recliner chairs in Australia are a popular mode of relaxing and reaching to a standing position for those with limited mobility.

Once you decide investing in a lift and recliner chair hoping to improve your own lifestyle or maybe someone close with limited mobility, it is important to understand the function and necessity it provides. All lift chairs are operated electrically by a hand control. It can be manipulated to recline as well as gently assist a person to a standing position.

How to Choose

There are four types of lift chairs and it is important to decide on which position feature you prefer.

Two Position Chair

This chair has one motor to control the rear and leg rest at the same time which means that if the back reclines, the leg rest will also move. It also reclines to a comfortable angle for reading or viewing television.

The Pride C6 Lift Chair is a quiet and smooth twin motor lift chair that features a three position lift system.

The Pride C6 Lift Chair is a quiet and smooth twin motor lift chair that features a three position lift system.

Three Position Chair

This type of chair also has one motor but gets back to about to approximately 45 degrees, great to take a short light sleep in a partially upright position.

Infinite Position Chair

This chair has been built with two motors to operate independently and also provide an unlimited range of positioning benefits. The leg rest could be raised and the back angle adjusted according to your preference. Many prefer to sleep in these chairs as they can lie back, almost flat like a bed. This chair could also be reclined to have your feet elevated slightly above your heart. This is called the Trendelenburg position, usually recommended for those with swollen ankles and legs.

Zero Gravity Chair

This chair has a seat box which raises and tilts almost like an adjustable car seat. With the lifting of the lower back, zero gravity chairs put minimum pressure on the spine. This zero gravity lying down position adjusts the spine accurately, relaxing muscle tension, improving circulation and lung capacity expansion.

Chair to fit your Size

Reclining lift chair is available in various sizes to suit petite to heavyweights. So, you can easily find a chair to fit your size. Ensure to check if the chair is comfortably fit to enable your feet to rest on the floor when you stand upright whilst your back is against the backrest of the chair. The seat should be wide enough to fit your hips to the broadest point. Those with long legs should look for a chair with footrest extensions to support your ankle and foot comfortably. Weight capacity should also be checked.

The Super-soft fabric finish means friction with skin is reduced and extra warm through Cold Winter’s and more breathable through Hot Summer’s.

The Super-soft fabric finish means friction with skin is reduced and extra warm through Cold Winter’s and more breathable through Hot Summer’s.

Personalize

The chair could also be modified according to personal expectations. Fabric and color could be used to match your interior décor. Other options such as warmth and vibration for added luxury could also be considered.

Lift reclining chairs in various models are readily available at all showrooms and the online store with free delivery Australiawide.

LIGHTWEIGHT WALKERS FOR THE ELDERLY IN AUSTRALIA

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Feeling unsteady on your feet or losing confidence in your balance could be easily overcome with the various kinds of aid equipment readily available in the countrywide stores of Independent Living Specialists.

Starting from simple canes, walking frames to lightweight walkers, ILS is able to give your all the support and care you need to live your life to the fullest.

Types of Walkers

Various types of walkers have been designed by leading brands to suit the needs of the elderly or disabled with limited mobility of limbs. Out of which the lightweight walkers are the best suited for the elderly.

Auscare- seat walker with a basket, Days- 240L lightweight aluminium folding 3 wheel tri walker, seat walker-premium, Rollator 4 wheel walker, space saver walker, travel lite portable outdoor seat walker with seat, bag and crutch holder are some of the most popular lightweight walkers available at Independent Living Specialists’ stores countrywide.

Seat Walker with Basket

Featuring a curved padded backrest for comfort and a cushioned seat, which lifts to allow access to the handy shopping basket. Six inch wheels for a small turning circle allowing ease of use for both indoors and outdoors.

Independence

The lightweight walkers are an asset for the elderly or disabled as it is not heavy and gives them the freedom to get about in confidence by themselves. Minimum support or care by an aid will be required once the patient masters the art of using the equipment. Being able to do daily tasks independently will help them to live their life on their own terms.

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Mobility

It is not necessary to be housebound or confined to an immobile position when your mobility is limited. Lightweight walkers help and support lack of mobility. So, grab this opportunity and regain your imbalance or unsteadiness by availing a lightweight walker and getting back to your normal self.

Mental health and Social benefits

Most handicapped or elderly persons look forward to socializing and when they realize the reality of the limited mobility it affects their mental health too. A lightweight walker comes in very handy in this aspect. They are able to get out of their homes and do shopping, visit friends, attend functions and even travel on excursions. A happy content life is also a good remedy for mental health.

. The handgrips are perfectly designed for users diagnosed with arthritis. The wheel walker’s brakes are easily lockable with a simple push down technique. The Days lightweight walker is easily foldable using its easy grip handle feature and is suitable for quick storage or transportation.

. The handgrips are perfectly designed for users diagnosed with arthritis. The wheel walker’s brakes are easily lockable with a simple push down technique. The Days lightweight walker is easily foldable using its easy grip handle feature and is suitable for quick storage or transportation.

It is important to remember to look into the safety, durability, comfort, and ease of using when selecting an equipment. Speak to customer service agents at Independent Living Specialists for assistance to select a walker to suit your particular needs.

How To Find The Right Type Of Wheelchair

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A wheelchair is an equipment that can bring you great mental and social satisfaction in addition to assisting in carrying out your daily chores without any hindrance.

A wheelchair is a handy tool for the user and caretaker as it helps to improve ways and means of getting around independently, enabling to partake in usual daily activities, regardless of the limited mobility. In addition to being a support for carrying out daily chores without difficulty, a wheelchair provides mental health and social benefits.

The Breezy BasiX ultra lightweight frame was engineered for functionality and absolute comfort.

The Breezy BasiX ultra lightweight frame was engineered for functionality and absolute comfort.

Various Models of Wheelchairs

Wheelchairs in Australia have been manufactured with differing forms and advantages but could be differentiated as manual or motorized wheelchairs. Manual wheelchairs are units that can be self-propelled and pushed by a caretaker or nurse. Motorised wheelchairs are installed with a motor and rechargeable battery and controlled with a switch on the armrest, needing only little effort from the user.

Although choosing the correct wheelchair depends on the mobility needs and how it is going to be used, the benefits are much, irrelevant to which wheelchair is chosen by you.

The Pride power assist HD is designed for caretakers to easily push manual wheelchairs while ensuring patients safety.

The Pride power assist HD is designed for caretakers to easily push manual wheelchairs while ensuring patients safety.

Boost in Independence

Manual and electric wheelchairs help the user to move around and do their daily chores without a helping hand. The electric chair is noted for its ability to boost a person’s independence with the easy to use features and comfortable traveling without tiring.

A manual wheelchair could also provide added adaptability for the user and caretaker. A wheelchair is able to reduce risks and fear of falling in the residence or outdoors of those with limited mobility or who need to support to walk. This gives a sense of confidence when moving around.

Ranging from light-weight to heavy-duty, all of our wheelchairs are designed with either self-propelled or transit operation for ease of use for either the carer or user.

Ranging from light-weight to heavy-duty, all of our wheelchairs are designed with either self-propelled or transit operation for ease of use for either the carer or user.

Movability

Wheelchairs have been particularly manufactured to adapt and move into limited spaces making it a perfect object to be used around the home. Stronger wheelchairs are also manufactured to be used outdoors and could also be used on hard surfaces such as slopes and pavements.

A wheelchair can also be used combined with other mobility aids or types of transport. For example, transit wheelchairs are lightweight and perfect for traveling on vacation or holidays. In the same way, most public transport services are accessible with a wheelchair and both motorized and manual wheelchairs could be easily taken into the vehicle.