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Ability Superstore Blog

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November 23, 2020

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November 23, 2020

Living With Long Term Health Conditions – From Pain Management To Appointments

Long term health conditions can have a significant impact on us. Understanding the support available, and taking a holistic approach to self-care, can really help.

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November 20, 2020

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November 20, 2020

Winter Mobility Aids – Wheelchair Cushions And Waterproofs – A Guide

As the cold and wet weather sets in, affordable accessories for mobility aids can make a massive difference to your comfort level.

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November 19, 2020

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November 19, 2020

Christmas At Ability Superstore

Well what a year it’s been. A year like no other. And as we near the end of 2020, here at Ability Superstore we are working hard to ensure that we deliver all our orders as quickly as possible, keeping you updated all the way.

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November 17, 2020

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November 17, 2020

Up All Night!

Mobility and Sleeping Aids For The Bedroom

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November 13, 2020

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November 13, 2020

Personal Alarms From Taking Care

Now is an excellent time to think about personal alarms. Our partners at Taking Care have an alarm package to suit the needs of just about everybody.

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November 11, 2020

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November 11, 2020

A Lesson In Conscious Living

A tight spot and a smidge of carpet – what happened next?

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November 4, 2020

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November 4, 2020

Differently Abled – In The Spirit of Positivity

When people talk about disabilities, the conversation often focuses on problems and not the incredible accomplishments and power of the disabled community. So here's some positivity.  

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October 30, 2020

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October 30, 2020

A Movember Story – How November Became Men’s Health Awareness Month

Movember – we take a look at how it all started.

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October 26, 2020

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October 26, 2020

How The Silver Line Charity Helps Tackle Loneliness

Restricted mobility and loneliness are closely linked. But with organisations and charities like The Silver Line, it doesn’t have to be this way.

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October 23, 2020

Social Media – A Helpful Guide for The Elderly Part 1

October 23, 2020

Social Media – A Helpful Guide for The Elderly Part 1

It occurred to us that there really isn’t an up to date guide for technology and social media for the elderly. So, we have written one! This is the first part.

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October 20, 2020

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October 20, 2020

The Flu Jab – Why It’s So Important To Get Vaccinated This Year

The flu vaccine and its importance this year. A doctor explains why it’s so important to get yours this year, in 2020.

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October 18, 2020

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October 18, 2020

World Osteoporosis Day – 20 October 2020

This year, World Osteoporosis Day is on 20 October. But what is osteoporosis? Let us explain what the condition is and what you can do to help.

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October 16, 2020

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October 16, 2020

Kitchen Aids That Make Cooking a Breeze

From knives to trolleys to vegetable peelers, kitchen aids can make a huge difference to all our lives. We talk you through some of our favourite products.

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October 14, 2020

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October 14, 2020

Mobility Aids – An Occupational Therapist’s (OT) Point Of View

For this week’s blog, I am writing about mobility aids. There are so many available that it can become a little daunting. So, I hope you find my thoughts and views helpful.

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October 9, 2020

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October 9, 2020

Fancy Pants! Can Dressing Aids Make All Fashion “Purple” Fashion?

Disabilities and mobility issues don’t always mean you can’t wear what you want. Dressing aids expand options and improve independence.

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October 7, 2020

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October 7, 2020

Insights Of An Occupational Therapist (OT)

I was asked to give some insights into my work. I thought the best way for me to share this was by telling you about a case I’ve been involved in.

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October 5, 2020

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October 5, 2020

Witness The Fitness! Staying Active With Limited Mobility Is The Key To Mobility!

The idea of staying active with limited mobility may be daunting, but with many options available, the reality can be easier than you might think.

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October 1, 2020

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October 1, 2020

Intelligent Living: Smart Devices Can Help Us All

Smart devices can help all of us, including those with disabilities, in so many ways — from staying in touch with loved ones and updating carers, to regaining independence. We dive into the details.

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October 1, 2020

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October 1, 2020

Appointments With Your Doctor In The New “Normal”

How can we access healthcare services during a pandemic?

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September 29, 2020

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September 29, 2020

What Is An Occupational Therapist (OT)?

Introducing our resident OT, Kate Makin (BSc (Hons) Occupational Therapy)

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