How to Shower with Crutches (Step by Step Guide)

Your hygiene is an aspect of your life you must not fail to observe irrespective of the condition you find yourself in. You have to devise a way to have your shower and do your clean-up even while using crutches. This may seem like a difficult routine you will have to learn. But with some[…]

How to Make a Cup Holder for a Wheelchair (DIY)

As a wheelchair user, staying hydrated cannot be overemphasized because it helps with the easy movements of the rest of your body that aren’t restricted. A cup holder is, therefore, a useful accessory that helps you carry your cup or bottle wherever you go and prevents you from getting dehydrated. Dehydration contributes to the root[…]

How to Become Power of Attorney for a Disabled Person

Do you have a burning desire to defend and act on behalf of disabled persons? Then, you can become a power of attorney for a disabled person. I’ll walk you through the whole process in this article.   A study shows that over 90% of disabled persons experience abuse in their lives, and 26% experience[…]

Here’s How Much to Tip Wheelchair Assistance at the Airport

The law requires that airports make accommodations for people with disabilities. Most airlines provide wheelchair attendants/assistants for disabled passengers. Although the rules and regulations are different in some countries, most major airlines provide this service at no extra cost. The job of a wheelchair attendant varies but the primary responsibilities are similar in all locations.[…]

How to Make Crutches for Kids

Part of your duties as a parent includes seeing to the comfort of the kids under your care. Sometimes, you have to go the extra mile to provide for their needs. One of such occasions is when you have to provide crutches for them to ease their movement. But for some reason, you might not[…]

How to Remove a Wheelchair Lift from a Van

A wheelchair lift is a mechanical platform used to raise or lower a wheelchair into and out of the van. It is mostly used to conveniently transport power wheelchairs since most types are not foldable like the manual wheelchair. It can also function as a lift to transfer other heavy equipment into your vehicle without[…]

How to Successfully Report Someone Taking Advantage of a Disabled Person

Crimes perpetrated against disabled persons are on the increase every day. Societal decadence is becoming a norm, making disabled persons more vulnerable. Although laws protect disabled persons and attach severe penalties for assaulting them, victims of hate crimes are often scared of speaking out for themselves. Sometimes, these victims go as far as enduring the[…]

Forearm Crutches vs Cane: Here’s the Right One for you

People with disabilities are usually advised by their physicians on which walking aid or mobility device to use. But what happens when the choice is left to the patient? Forearm crutches and canes are both suitable devices used by people with mobility difficulties. They both have their advantages and disadvantages. This makes it even more[…]

How to Oil Your Wheelchair Effectively

The regular maintenance of your wheelchair will help prevent rust and ensure the smooth running of the moving parts. Wheelchairs manufacturers advise that you use lubricant spray to lubricate the moving parts, including the axles because increased friction between moving parts can lead to rapid wear and tear. They also advise that you oil your[…]

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