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Articles by Will Harrison

CareCo Garden Tools Designed To Ease Hand and Wrist Pain

June 20, 2024 - by Will Harrison

When we get older, we naturally become less mobile. Arthritis, rheumatism and simply the aches and pains of daily life means we struggle to do the things we once took for granted. Gardening is one of the simple pleasures in life. It means bending over, kneeling down and getting up again. This means potential injury. We don’t want you to give up your small pleasures in life such as gardening. 

The Best Lightweight Self-Propelled Wheelchairs For Travel and Everyday Use

June 11, 2024 - by Will Harrison
Self-propelled wheelchairs have come a long way since the first rear-wheel push chair was designed in 1869. Wheelchairs of old were heavy, uncomfortable and hard to control, but technological developments mean that today we have super-lightweight wheelchairs that are easy to propel and comfortable too. Modern lightweight wheelchairs are made largely from aluminium, although carbon fibre and tit...

Do You Find It Hard To Get Up From Your Armchair? Here's The Solution

May 06, 2024 - by Will Harrison
Very easy to use, a riser recliner can be operated by a simple handset which can raise, lower and recliner you at the touch of the button.

Preparing Your Mobility Scooter for Spring Season Exploring

March 19, 2024 - by Will Harrison
Throughout the winter months its not that uncommon for mobility scooters to be stored away for long periods. Here's how to inspect and prepare yours for the spring season.

Which Rollator Is Best? Discover Our Zimmer Frames on Wheels

February 22, 2024 - by Will Harrison

We are proud to announce that two if our premium models were declared Best Buy by Which? in 2024 - the proLite Carbon X and proLite Carbon X Trail.

I-GO Airrex Lightweight Manual Wheelchair Review - Light, Strong and Fun To Ride!

February 14, 2024 - by Will Harrison

The Airrex LT is one of the most versatile wheelchairs on the market, equally competent around the house or out and about. 

New CareCo Hull showroom is open for business

January 03, 2024 - by Will Harrison

The 29th CareCo showroom is now open for business! Serving customers in the North East of England, CareCo Hull is our latest state of the art facility, and carries a wide range of CareCo mobility products, furniture and gadgets.

Best Travel Scooters To Take on Holiday

December 06, 2023 - by Will Harrison
Summer is the time of year when many people decide that it's time for a well-deserved holiday, whether they choose to stay within the UK or travel abroad by car, plane or cruise. However, if you suffer from mobility problems you may feel as if visiting foreign countries is too much hassle, especially if you need assistance walking or you cannot walk very far without feeling tired or uncomfortab...

Is it a Mobility Scooter or a Motor Bike?

May 08, 2023 - by Will Harrison

For those of us who are young at heart we at CareCo believe we’ve found the two mobility scooters for you! The TriGlide Cruiser is not just any standard Mobility Scooter, it is designed to look just like a Harley Davidson Motor Bike. Going down the street on one of these mobility scooters people won’t believe you’re riding a mobility scooter and will think you’re drive...

Getting out on Your Mobility Scooter over Winter

December 19, 2022 - by Will Harrison
You might be tempted to lock your mobility scooter away over the winter months, thinking that the inclement weather will cause more trouble than it's worth. If you do decide to forget about your scooter until the weather improves, try to store it indoors if you have the space. Also be sure to fully charge the batteries before detaching them from your mobility scooter and storing them indoors so...

Which? Best Mobility Scooters Features 3 CareCo Products

July 14, 2022 - by Will Harrison
Which? declared not one, not two, but three CareCo products in their "Best mobility scooters" list, which was published on 7 Jul 2022.

Planning Your Great Escape - Stay Safe And Stay Active

March 03, 2022 - by Will Harrison
Now that most Covid restrictions have been lifted many people are starting to venture out for the first time in over two years. Many are still very worried about being exposed to Covid, but the general advice is that if you are vaccinated and continue to take measures to protect yourself with a mask, then you can start to live a more normal life again. Spring is in the air, and it won't be long...

Don't Let Your Age and Mobility Stop You From Gardening!

March 03, 2022 - by Will Harrison
Spring is a great time to get outside and get your hands stuck into nature; the increased daylight and – hopefully – sunshine and warmth are great mood boosters, and will help you shake off winter's chill. But what if you're a gardening novice? Well, we here at CareCo have compiled a short blog on how to prepare yourself and your garden, whether you're green-fingered or otherwise.

Preparing You and Your Wheelchair for the Winter Weather

December 02, 2021 - by Will Harrison
For wheelchair users the winter weather can be a tricky season to navigate. To prepare your wheelchair for those cold snaps, here’s a few things you can do.

Featured CareCo Self-Propelled Wheelchairs for All Budgets

March 24, 2021 - by Will Harrison
CareCo have a wide selection of self-propelled wheelchairs, many of which are our own brand. So you know what they can do here's a closer look at each one.

CareCo Remains Open To Support You in Lockdown 3

January 05, 2021 - by Will Harrison
While the coronavirus pandemic has created great turmoil for millions of people all over the world, remember that you are not alone - we are all struggling together during this time. Most importantly though, this lockdown will hopefully be the last one, if the vaccines that have been created are successful in stopping the virus from affecting the most vulnerable.

CareCo Opens New Mobility Showroom in Preston

December 18, 2020 - by Will Harrison
This week we opened our 19th mobility showroom, in Preston, Lancashire. It's filled it to the rafters with only the best mobility aids from the biggest brands around. CareCo Preston can be found on the east side of town on the Blackpool Road (A5085), at the junction with Ribbleton Road and Londridge Road (B6243). It joins several other mobility stores in town, such as Millercare Mobility Spe...

Farewell Brentwood, Hello Romford!

December 11, 2020 - by Will Harrison
Brentwood was our first showroom, and at its time of opening it provided ample space for us to showcase all our best mobility products. But as the years have gone by and we’ve opened 20 new stores all over the UK, with each one becoming larger and better, we decided that it was time for Essex and East London to get a mobility showroom that it deserves. So for this reason, we have decided to clo...

CareCo Warrington Is Open For Business

January 09, 2020 - by Will Harrison
We've opened our 16th mobility showroom. CareCo Warrington is our second shop in the north of England, following the opening of Leeds last year. It will soon be joined by two more northern mobility showrooms in Preston and Newcastle. Our new showroom is at the Gemini Trade Park on Europa Blvd in Warrington, nearby to Ikea, Next Home, and Boots pharmacy. It is just off the M62, approximately ...

Li-Tech Marathon Lithium Scooter - Product of the Year 2019

January 07, 2020 - by Will Harrison
AMP has awarded our Li-Tech Marathon Lithium Scooter a Product of the Year for 2019! AMP said: "With a record breaking 26 mile range, the Li-Tech Marathon are the first to house lithium-ion batteries, offering increased durability, better performance and super-quick charging times." The Li-Tech marathon is one of the best performing lithium-ion mobility scooters on the market and will lik...