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Everything Wheelchair Accessible!
Our aim is to become the complete guide to everything and anything accessible - for wheelchair users and those with reduced mobility. From personal experience - find out more about us here - we understand the importance of what 'wheelchair accessible' involves and how sometimes it can be difficult to find. The Accessible Planet is growing every day and we are confident we will soon have everything that you need.
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Available in three models—Essential, Classic, and Foot Propulsion—the Weely is the perfect chair that combines support, positioning, comfort, and stability.These key features, along with its unique mid-wheel design and small turning circle, make the Weely a truly remarkable wheelchair. The Weely also benefits carers with its innovative kerb assistance feature, helping to reduce the risk of injuries caused by manual handling. If you are looking for a cost-effective wheelchair that offers postural support and unsurpassed stability, the Weely Essential is the option for you.
Join Bristol Street Versa for One Big Day at East of England Arena, Peterborough on Saturday 8th September. See our range of Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles up close, test drive our popular Volkswagen Transporter, and speak with our expert advisors. If you’re looking for a new or used Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle (WAV), then Bristol Street Versa is the best place to start. Bristol Street Versa is part of the Vertu Motors dealer group, the 6th largest motor retailer in the United Kingdom. We specialise in Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles and have successfully done so for over 25 years. We understand that finding the right vehicle can sometimes be a daunting task and this is why we also offer expert advice and service to ensure a smooth and trustworthy relationship with our customers. ⇒ View all WAV’s for sale
Hollins Hill Cars have been established in the Baildon area of West Yorkshire since 1996. Building on a foundation of serving local customers with a policy of honesty, trust and value. All our hand-picked cars come with a safety check, a clear HPI report, and our own comprehensive warranty included in the price. We are confident that you won’t be disappointed. Please feel free to call in and browse our no nonsense approach we will be a refreshing change from the larger dealers. ⇒ View all WAV’s for sale
Freewheel Wheelchair Attachment
Fantastic device that easily attaches to the front of your wheelchair. If you have ever experienced the caster wheels ‘digging in’ or making life difficult then the FreeWheel attachment is what you need.Learn more...
Accessible News and Reviews
Playing wheelchair sport
Playing a wheelchair sport is life changing – it’s not about getting to the Paralympics (although that could be your aim!) – but about getting active and meeting new people. There are many different sports available and you can use the widget below to find a club near you… Parasport have a good website and aim to make it easier for members of the public to take up disability sport by providing information about sports and sporting opportunities in local areas. Find a club here
Fitness equipment for wheelchair users
Getting fit or losing weight is not easy – and it’s somewhat a little harder if you are wheelchair users. But it’s not impossible! Did you know what in fact using your arms and upper body increases your heart rate more than using your legs? – what this means is you can actually more more calories using your arms that using your legs! But how do you do this?… We have taken a look at some exercise equipment out there and will be featuring them on The Accessible Planet – first up is the Invictus Active Trainer. WOW – it’s an impressive trainer, it’s essentially a treadmill for a wheelchair which connects to your phone or tablet and records all your data. It’s been developed by wheelchair users who obviously understand wheelchairs and have first hand experience. The video below is defiantly worth a watch…
Bespoke manual wheelchairs active user
Getting the right wheelchair is essential – what we mean by the “right wheelchair” is what they meets your needs and requirements and enables you to be as active and independent as possible. A wheelchair suitable for you can improve your quality of life, but unfortunately not all OT’s and wheelchair services are good and people end up with the wrong wheelchair for them. Before you speak to an OT, a physio or go along to the wheelchair services appointment speak to wheelchair users, browse the internet and go along to a specialist shop. When we say specialist shop we mean one that specialises in wheelchairs and has wheelchair users who work there – not your run of the mill mobility shop who will often sell you the one with the biggest profit margin. Then go armed with the info you have gathered – you are well within your right to have an opinion and discuss your needs and explain why you think such a type of wheelchair would be suitable for you. If you have extra available money then the best option is to get the wheelchair voucher and go to a specialist, place the order and pay for […]
New website and brand refresh!
After nearly 5 years being live it was time for a ‘refresh’ – both in terms of how our website worked and the overall design. Although we made slight alternations to The Accessible Planet we needed to invest in a new platform that was easier to view products and services but also easier for people and businesses to join us – the easier it is to find things the better! We feel we have achieve this and the website is looking a lot more improved – we now have a team working continuing on improvements and changes, this is almost daily to ensure we continue to grow, if not at a faster rate than before… For our new website, logo and brand identity we needed to source professional services, many thanks to Garreth at Creativenergy for his work across the whole platform and all areas of design – be sure to reach out to them here.
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