Whatever your age or physical ability, keeping fit is an important part of feeling well. And it is never too late to increase your fitness! Here we have a section looking at ways of getting light and gentle exercise, with fitness tips for older people, and a section on adapted sport for active wheelchair users. The newest addition is accessible gardening: an excellent form of exercise for everyone.
Personal care and pain relief also feature here. Whether you are looking for a pill dispenser to organise medication, blood pressure monitors, chiropody scissors or incontinence products, you will find a wide range of helpful suggestions.
These are the products you can find in this section:
Swimming teacher or gym instructor – more choice for disabled people InstructAbility is well known for its award-winning inclusive Gym Instructor training courses. However, swimming is the fitness activity that […]
NICE denies pirfenidone prescription for many with terminal lung disease The British Lung Foundation hoped that the National Institute For Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) would allow all patients with […]
Natural approaches to dealing with pain Author: Leon Chaitow Publisher: Watkins Publishing, 2017 RRP: £8.99 paperback; £4.74 Kindle edition (link to Amazon.co.uk will open in a new browser window) Review […]
Living with a disability; caring for someone who cannot live independently; bringing up a disabled child – the Advice Centre has information on benefits, legislation, keeping warm and well, fall prevention, generally coping with being a carer.
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