Blog

How to make your home more accessible and wheelchair friendly

Although pushchairs and wheelchairs may look similar, there are actually a number of key differences between them, many of which revolve around the fact that pushchairs are intended for infants, who are largely dependent on their parents, whereas wheelchairs are, statistically, most likely to be used by adults, who generally want to live independently. This […]

read more
5 Tips on How to Build an Accessible House

Most houses have narrow doorways, steep driveways, small bathrooms, and out-of-reach doorknobs. These features make the life of wheelchair users difficult and uncomfortable. Finding a handicapped-accessible house is hard. Remodelling involves gutting it and changing the interior space entirely which is expensive. The best alternative is to build your home from scratch. Building allows you […]

read more
How to Make Your Games Room Accessible to All Visitors

For many new homeowners the thought of making their property accessible for wheelchair users and people with disabilities is now at the forefront of their mind. Whether it is ensuring that all visitors to your home feel comfortable relaxing and socialising with others, it is also important that they can explore the different rooms throughout […]

read more
5 Marketing Must-Dos for Your Accessibility Business

Whether you’re renting out an adapted property, promoting motorized wheelchairs or selling ramps and rails, marketing an accessibility business can feel trickier than turning base metal into gold. So since connecting with customers effectively is the alchemy required, it’s time for some research. With that in mind, here are five marketing must-dos for your accessibility […]

read more
Garden Design Tips for The Disabled

The layout of your garden can make a significant difference in how you enjoy garden work. It’s usually best to focus on container growing, but this will depend on your disability. To keep the digging and weeding to a minimum, ensure that any ground level place is low maintenance. In this read, we are going […]

read more
Special Access 101 for Property Development in 2019

Introduction Most builders are aware that there are special attributes that must be taken into consideration for the disabled and wheelchair bound individuals when it comes to passing building bylaws.  There are some basic items that always need to be taken into consideration when it comes to this aspect of both design, build and implementation […]

read more
More Super Home improvements to make your home accessible

Only just recently, the thought of making my home more accessible to wheelchair users and people with disabilities hadn’t really entered my mind and I thought it was fine just the way it is. In the last year or so, I’ve had a relative who has needed a wheelchair for a few months (they are […]

read more
Appliance of Science – Making STEM Careers More Inclusive

Stephen Hawking was arguably the world’s most famous scientist — dominating the domain of theoretical physics despite dealing with the devastating physical effects of motor neurone disease. However, the UK Government has recognised that too many barriers still remain for people with disabilities who want to carve careers in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths […]

read more
Health and Safety in Adapted Properties – 3 Top Tips

Health and safety should be incorporated into any build — but a ‘safety first’ approach is even more crucial in properties adapted for disabled residents. It’s unlikely that anything unforeseen will ever occur at your property, but accidents do happen, and disabled guests will probably not be able to make their escape from danger as […]

read more
Home and Away – Planning a Trip for Disabled Fans

Football’s the world’s most popular sport by far — a 2018 Nielsen report confirmed that more than four out of 10 people consider themselves football fans. So it’s natural that a significant proportion of those who love the beautiful game are coping with disabilities. Progress on accessibility is still too slow for some observers — […]

read more