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Power Chairs

Mobility Scooter or Power-Chair – Which Is Right For You?

September 22, 2021 - by Pippa Stacey
It’s safe to say that purchasing my power-chair changed my life for the better. However, something I’ve been asked many times over the last few years is why I opted for a power-chair, rather than a mobility scooter… and whether I had any advice for those trying to make that choice themselves.

Johannah Sangster's Californian Adventures in a Folding PowerChair

April 09, 2020 - by Johannah Sangster
In February 2020, I was lucky enough to take a trip over to sunny California, to visit my family, the majority of whom are out there. Because of this family tie, over the years I’ve made several trips across, however, this would be my first as a powerchair user!

Johannah Sangster's Talks About Her Electric Wheelchair

February 05, 2020 - by Johannah Sangster
A few months ago, my life changed again. I took the step of purchasing a Foldalite powerchair in a bid to regain some independence and take part in activities without my body holding me back.

Electric Wheelchairs With Small Turning Circles

June 21, 2019 - by Jon Wade
Everybody looks for something different in an electric wheelchair: some people want something with a long range for outdoor use, some want one that allows them to work at a desk easily, some need one that folds down into a car boot, and some people just need one that works well in a tight spot. If your bathroom or hallway is small and you need a powerchair to get around your house, then the siz...

Essential Guide To Caring For Your Electric Wheelchair

April 23, 2019 - by Will Harrison
Electric wheelchairs are wonderful devices allowing wheelchair users to go about their chores without help and aiding others to live in complete independence. Power chairs are particularly useful for those with little to no upper body strength. They can get you up and down inclines without too much worry and help you do most things without needing an attendant. As electronic devices, they requi...

Lightweight Powerchair Reviews - The Best Electric Wheelchairs

April 01, 2019 - by Will Harrison
Lightweight materials and flexible design mean that you can enjoy places once closed to you, these lightweight powerchairs make it possible.

Powerchairs and Electric Wheelchairs Explained and Reviewed

January 08, 2019 - by Will Harrison

Here at CareCo we offer a wide range of powerchairs and electric wheelchairs from compact chairs for indoor use up to fully featured powerchairs for negotiating various terrains, and everything in between. Powerchairs have a much shorter wheelbase than mobility scooters, making them much more manoeuvrable in tight places, ideal for getting around the house.  

Mobility Scooters vs Powerchairs - Which Is Best For You?

January 04, 2019 - by Will Harrison
When looking to buy a mobility aid it's incredibly important that you assess all of the options available to you. Although you may be set on purchasing a certain type of aid you may discover that something different suits your wants and needs better. Today we open up the debate between investing in a mobility scooter or powerchair, two popular means of transport for those with mobility and move...

How To Be A More Independent And Adventurous Powerchair User

April 13, 2018 - by Simon Shackson
A powerchair is an essential mobility aid for many with disability. Here are some questions to consider when looking for a new powerchair.

Cold Weather Care for Your CareCo Powerchair

November 20, 2017 - by Will Harrison
Caring for your powerchair in the cold weather months is important for its longevity, these tips can help you keep it in top shape.

Pursuit Powerchair Review

July 27, 2017 - by Will Harrison
The Abilize Pursuit powerchair can provide you with the indepedence, comfort, and practicality you want from a battery powered mobility aid.

Benefits of Using a CareCo Powerstroll

April 22, 2017 - by Will Harrison
The modern wheelchair user has many difference requirements from their disability aids. Technology has come so far in the last few decades. Now, you have many different choices allowing you to enjoy maximum mobility, no matter the condition of your illness or disability. With options in manual and self-driven wheelchairs, motorised wheelchairs and mobility scooters, there is something for every...

5 Reasons To Choose A CareCo Electric Wheelchair

March 21, 2017 - by Will Harrison
Is it time you upgraded your wheelchair? CareCo has a large range of options for you in the manual range whether you require self-propelling, attendant-propelled or a hybrid that allows you the option. We also offer a number of electric wheelchair options, which are also known as powerchairs. Why would you choose an electric wheelchair over a manual chair? There are usually medical reasons for ...

Foldalite: The Intelligent Powerchair

April 22, 2016 - by Will Harrison
The whole point of mobility aids like wheelchairs and mobility scooters is to get you out and about, living a life filled with all the things you love doing. But if your chosen travel aid isn't adaptable and flexible in its design to be transportable, you might find the limitations frustrating. You'll see hundreds of powerchairs on the market which claim to be clever in their design, but the...

Powered Wheelchairs Help You Around the Home As Well As Going Out

March 29, 2016 - by Will Harrison
If you're looking for a new mobility aid that can get you outside but still deal with most of what the British climate can throw at you, then a powered wheelchair could do the trick. From compact models designed for navigating tight spaces to solid, well-built models that deal with the roughest terrain, a powered wheelchair offers plenty for users battling all kinds of mobility issues. Powerch...

Upgrade Your Wheelchair with a Powerstroll

February 23, 2016 - by Will Harrison
Anybody who makes use of a wheelchair will be more than aware of just how convenient they are when you need to get moving. Wheelchairs present probably the cheapest and most convenient way of holding on to your independence when you struggle with limited mobility, although you may find you are restricted in terms of how far or how quickly you can travel. If you don't own a self-propelled wheelc...