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7 accessible bathroom aids that will give you greater independence and dignity

Tending to certain bathroom needs such as toileting, showering and bathing can be difficult if you have a disability or mobility impairments. However there are many accessible bathroom aids to give you comfort and support when carry out these personal tasks. Here we share seven accessible bathroom aids on the Disability Horizons Shop that will give you greater independence and dignity.Read more... “7 accessible bathroom aids that will give you greater independence and dignity”
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4 ingenious and useful ways to use grip tape to provide a better grip on anything

A first for the UK, the revolutionary new Cat Tongue grip tape that is not only non-abrasive and latex-free but can be washed, providing endless uses for making items non-slip and easier to grip. The Cat Tonuge grip tape is self-adhesive and can be attached to almost any surface or item – making everyday objects immediately easier to hold and less likely to slip from your hand whilst in use.… Read more... “4 ingenious and useful ways to use grip tape to provide a better grip on anything”
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Portable urinals and sick bags to use when out and about

Many people need urgent access to a toilet while out and about due to a disability or health condition. Here at the Disability Horizons Shop, we sell a range of portable urinals and sick bags that can ease the pressure of needing to get to a toilet and preventing accidents on your travels.

Uriwell unisex adult portable urinals – blue and pink

Uriwell is a range of unisex portable urinals for people with disabilities and health conditions who may have difficulty accessing public toilets.… Read more... “Portable urinals and sick bags to use when out and about”
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4 creative and fun ways to use a Media Mount on your wheelchair lap tray

The Media Mount is a flexible and multi-purpose mounting stand that can support a whole range of different items on your or your child’s Trabasack wheelchair lap tray. Made from soft velour fabric with a strip of hook tape, which words like Velcro, the Media Mount can hold any device or item in place and at the right angle, whether you’re in a wheelchair, sitting on the sofa or lying in bed.… Read more... “4 creative and fun ways to use a Media Mount on your wheelchair lap tray”
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Practical and fun ways to use Hook Tapes on your Trabasack wheelchair lap tray

The Trabasack is a wheelchair lap tray that can be easily attached to any buggy or wheelchair and can be used for playtime, snack time and movie time. For added safety, with the Connect range, you can secure items by using the Trabasack Hook Tapes. Hook Tape is basically like Velcro and comes with a self-adhesive backing that lets you attach almost anything to your Trabasack where it will remain safe while at home, work, school and/or out and about.… Read more... “Practical and fun ways to use Hook Tapes on your Trabasack wheelchair lap tray”
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New disability-friendly handbag designs by Sam Renke

Searching around in a handbag, trying to find your phone or keys, when you have a physical disability or dexterity issues can be frustrating. In 2018, Samantha Renke, a disability rights activist and actress, created a stylish and wheelchair compatible handbag that has problem-solved the challenges disabled women endure with their handbag. It is called the Samantha Bag. Today, we are excited to announce that the handbag is available in five new colours and a larger size!Read more... “New disability-friendly handbag designs by Sam Renke”
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The Hydrant – a solution to hydration problems

Many people, especially those with health conditions and disabilities, often find it difficult to drink unaided. Hydrate for Health has created a range of hydration products that allow anyone to drink with dignity and ease. Due to either physical disabilities, strength and muscle problems, or motor skill issues, many of us find ourselves at greater risk of dehydration in our daily lives.… Read more... “The Hydrant – a solution to hydration problems”
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10 accessible Christmas gifts that are stylish, fun and practical for disabled people

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas everywhere you scroll, which is a sign that it’s time to find some accessible Christmas gifts for your friend or loved one with a disability.   Well, look no further! The Disability Horizons Shop is packed with gorgeous yet practical Christmas gifts for disabled people of all ages and abilities. Below we share our top 10 accessible Christmas gifts for disabled people this Christmas…

Hot water bottle – £25.00 – £40.00

Relax with this large hot water bottle in a luxuriously soft cotton cover, generously padded and finished with a satin ribbon.… Read more... “10 accessible Christmas gifts that are stylish, fun and practical for disabled people”
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Mask exemption card proved essential for thousands of disabled people

Having launched the Disability Horizons Shop at the end of last year, we never expected to be able to help so many disabled people so quickly, enabling us to grow and offer paid work to disabled people too. As many Disability Horizons readers will know, back in 2011, we launched with the aim of making the world more inclusive and helping disabled people to live the life they choose.… Read more... “Mask exemption card proved essential for thousands of disabled people”
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8 disability living aids and products to help you through lockdown

The lockdown is hard for all of us. But for some disabled people, it’s proving even harder. To make life that little bit easier for you, we’ve put together a list of 8 disability living aids and products that will help you relax and enjoy leisure time, as well as complete day-to-day tasks, allowing you to remove some stresses. All products are available on the Disability Horizons Shop.Read more... “8 disability living aids and products to help you through lockdown”
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Face mask exemptions: how to ensure you don’t get fined if you’re exempt

New face mask rules in the UK mean that everyone must wear a face covering on public transport. But what if that is difficult for you to do because of a disability or health condition? We explain the new rules around face masks, who is exempt from wearing one and how our face mask exemption card ensures you don’t get fined.Read more... “Face mask exemptions: how to ensure you don’t get fined if you’re exempt”
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Super simple storage solutions and never-wash underwear!

In our new regular feature, Duncan Edwards, our Disability Horizons Shop Manager and owner of Trabasack, will look at innovative new inventions and designs that could make a big difference to your day-to-day life if you’re disabled. All of them are seeking funding through Kickstarter and other crowdfunding platforms – an exciting way to discover and get a piece of new gadgets.Read more... “Super simple storage solutions and never-wash underwear!”