Independent Living

21st June 2021

BHTA trusted member Stiltz Homelifts supports call for consumer confidence in home improvement

The British Healthcare Trades Association (BHTA) has urged elderly and disabled people to proceed with home adaptations using its certified trade membership scheme. This follows recent […]
21st June 2021

A Special Bond: Fenland father motivated by son to return home following neurorehabilitation for significant brain injury

To mark Father’s Day, a Cambridgeshire rehab community has shared the inspiring progress of a Royal Air Force veteran who sustained a significant brain injury and […]
17th May 2021

Can homelift accessibility be the key to positive mental health in an ageing society?

As our population ages, health and wellbeing issues develop. Compromised mobility is a common problem which can lead to chronic challenges such as loss of self-esteem, […]
12th February 2021

My care, my way: refining a proactive and holistic care model for over-65s

The traditional, clinical model of care is reaching its limits, with services for older people too often disjointed and unable to meet people’s needs in a […]
8th February 2021

AKW launches stylish Onyx shower cubicle

AKW, one of the UK’s leading providers of accessibility solutions, is pleased to announce the launch of its Onyx Care Pod. This stylish, standalone shower cubicle […]
14th January 2021

A family affair: successful trial sees rehab provider allow married couple to move into onsite accommodation

A Cambridgeshire rehabilitation provider is set to offer on-site accommodation for relatives of its rehab patients following a successful trial run, which saw it accommodate the […]
19th November 2020

Abacus Academy to launch for latest CPD healthcare professional education

Abacus Specialist Bathroom Solutions, the award-winning specialist bath manufacturer, will be launching its new online Abacus Academy on the 25th November 2020 to coincide with the […]
16th October 2020

Disabled Facilities Grant funds ‘magic’ Stiltz Homelift…

…for stroke survivor and visually-impaired Steve Steve Waller, 64 from Rotherham, is the latest stroke survivor to be safer at home after the installation of a […]
14th July 2020

Build Build Build, but don’t build like before

Trudi Beswick (pictured below right), Champion for Disabled Children & Families, CEO – Caudwell Children, Board Member – Design In Mental Health Network, Steering Group Member […]