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Tips When Choosing a Mobility Scooter

Tips When Choosing a Mobility Scooter

Independence is something we all depend on to get us through each day. We like to be able to carry out tasks ourselves ever since we were young and we would like to continue doing this into our elder years. 

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How to avoid slips & trips in wet and icy weather

How to avoid slips & trips in wet and icy weather

The cold and frosty weather is here and with MET Eireann issuing various colours of weather warnings, and temperatures plummeting into the minus fields, it can be easy to trip or fall on the wet and icy surfaces. Going for a walk can seem like a challenge if you have mobility issues and the fear of falling on slippy surfaces can cause further trepidation of leaving the house.

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Exercise aids for the elderly and people with restricted mobility

Exercise aids for the elderly and people with restricted mobility

Older adults and people who are struggling with mobility due to an injury or disability, can often struggle to be as active as a they would like, however, this doesn’t mean they can’t exercise. There are many ways to be active, sometimes you can even exercise without even leaving your seat!

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Keeping Mum and Dad At Home. Part 2: Living Room

Keeping Mum and Dad At Home. Part 2: Living Room

The living room, often referred to as the sitting room, is an important room in the house and as we age, we tend to spend increasingly longer periods of time sitting down. It’s therefore a good idea to check the comfort of the seats. If your parents are finding it uncomfortable or have issues sitting down or getting up, it might be time to consider some alternative chairs that may better suit their needs.

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Beechfield Healthcare Are The Irish Distributors Of The P'Pod

Beechfield Healthcare Are The Irish Distributors Of The P'Pod

The P Pod has been designed and developed as a simple yet effective postural support for use by disabled children and adults when indoors in the home or day care environment, the unique patented design of the P Pod combines a symmetrical or custom moulded support within the simplicity of a conventional Bean Bag base.

Green P'Pod

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Keeping Mum and Dad At Home. Part 1: Bathroom

Keeping Mum and Dad At Home. Part 1: Bathroom

A slip or a fall can change your day, your week, and maybe even your life. A fall can happen anywhere and to anyone, regardless of age, and can be extremely frightening and quite painful.

The older we get, the more commonplace slips and falls become, and the risk of significant injury also increases. It is extremely important that as we grow older, and more importantly as our parents grow older, that we reduce these risks to enable them to live an active, independent, and healthy lifestyle.

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Supporting the 2018 Special Olympics Ireland Games.

Supporting the 2018 Special Olympics Ireland Games.

After 4 days of non-stop action at the Special Olympics Ireland Games, Ireland’s biggest sporting event of 2018, a total of 2,144 medals (959 gold, 667 silver and 518 bronze) were awarded and unforgettable memories and friendships forged.

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Handy Products Around The Home To Help Maintain Independence

Handy Products Around The Home To Help Maintain Independence

At Beechfield Healthcare we are huge supporters of community care and helping people to live independently in their own homes.  Our daily living range offers a wide range of products that make everyday life that little bit easier, especially that are mobility-impaired; whether from illness, injury, physical handicap or advanced age. A reaching device like one of our grabbers is ideal so you do not need to climb, stretch or overreach for items. If you do have to climb for something, use a step stool with handrails.

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Top Tips When Selecting A Stairlift

Top Tips When Selecting A Stairlift

Just as every home and every person is different so are your stairlift requirements.  At Beechfield Stairlifts our experts will help to choose the correct lift for you.  Read our top tips to help select the correct stairlift for you & your home.

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Avoiding Trips & Falls This Winter

Avoiding Trips & Falls This Winter

Some tips to stay safe this winter and how to avoid trips and falls.

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