Kings Road Community Defibrillator

On Wednesday 27th September 2017, Change Mobility opened its doors to the residents and business people of Kings Road in Harrogate, to celebrate the launch of a Community Defibrillator.  It was a great event with attendants including MP Andrew Jones, Councillor Christine and Andrew Willoughby, The Yorkshire Ambulance Service, Community Responders and many from in…

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The Wheelchair- A History

When we take a look at the incredible technology which is available to us today and is in the process of being developed for our future generations, the wheelchair has come a long way. Even further than you could imagine. Let’s delve into the past and see how those less mobile, would have coped thousands…

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End-of-Life-Planning: Which Way Are You Going to Go?

  As I got changed into my work clothes at the gym, I overheard a lady saying “So, I’ve booked my funeral, I’m going to be burnt at Harrogate Crematorium.” Firstly, I thought- wow, very open and honest about her own demise, but then I started to wonder- why shouldn’t she be? Leaving this green…

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Stop Pressure Ulcer Day 2016

This week (November 17th) sees worldwide Stop Pressure Ulcer Day 2016. In the UK Pressure ulcer treatment can cost between £1.4–£2.1 billion each year and there are approximately 180,000 pressure ulcers developing each year in the NHS.

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Rio 2016 Paralympics- The advancement of Wheelchairs

Today sees the opening ceremony of the Rio 2016 Paralympics. Join millions glued to their TV sets at 8pm on Channel 4. Team GB are a 264 strong team competing in 19 sports including Athletics, Judo, Triathlon and Wheelchair Basketball. In 2012 the GB Paralympic team celebrated with 120 medals, 34 of which were Gold,…

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