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Contradictions in Ground Crew Handling of Wheelchairs Highlighted on Recent ableMove Trip

October 26, 2021|Latest, News, Research, Resources, Travel|

ableMove Founder Josh Wintersgill recently flew to Tenerife from Bristol airport. The contradictions in Josh’s experience at both airports were stark and highlight a broader problem across the entire aviation industry in the lack of global standardisation for wheelchair users, specifically when in comes to the handling of wheelchairs by [...]

The Future of Aviation for Disabled Passengers Globally Post Pandemic

October 5, 2021|Latest, News, Research, Resources, Travel|

With this week’s relaxation of the travel rules for the UK, we wanted to understand what global travel now looks like for disabled passengers specifically. Flying as a wheelchair user, even before Covid, was a process full of obstacles, and ableMove Founder, Josh Wintersgill sits on domestic and global level [...]

ableMove featured on reviewmobility blog

September 3, 2021|Resources|

Reviewmobility is the UK’s first mobility review platform allowing customers to leave their reviews on their experience with a mobility company so that others can read their first-hand experience and make sure the products and services they buy are from good and reputable companies. We are delighted to have been featured on [...]

Paralympic shooter Ryan Cockbill tells us the benefits of using the ableSling as a disabled athlete

August 23, 2021|Events, Latest, News, Travel|

Ryan Cockbill is a British Paralympic shooter who has competed in two Paralympics and is right now on his way to Tokyo to compete at his third in the rescheduled Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games. Ryan is also the proud owner of the ableSling – a sit-in transfer sling for hoisting [...]

5 top tips when flying as a wheelchair user

July 24, 2021|Latest, News, Research, Resources, Travel|

Flying as a wheelchair user can often feel like an overwhelming and very daunting experience - even for those with more experience, navigating a post Covid world of flying is going to be a challenge. ableMove Founder, Josh Wintersgill, with 27 years of flying experience as a wheelchair user and [...]

ableMove’s Josh Wintersgill Joins Permobil Advisory Board

July 22, 2021|New Product Releases, News, Research, Resources, Travel|

We are delighted to announce that our ableMove Founder, Josh Wintersgill, has recently been selected to join the Permobil new Advisory Board across Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). The advisory board is made up of wheelchair users, who share insights on new or existing products, features and campaigns. Josh [...]

ableMove is part of Global Action Group to Improve Handling of Mobility Aids

July 9, 2021|Latest, News, Resources, Travel|

Geneva – The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced the launch of a global Mobility Aids Action Group to examine and improve the transport journey of mobility aids, including wheelchairs, with the objective of improving the handling of this vital equipment for travellers with disabilities. The Action Group will be the [...]

Paralympian Claire Taggart Guest Blogs for ableMove

July 8, 2021|News, Travel|

Claire Taggart, Paralympic Boccia sportswoman has found time in her demanding schedule to write a guest blog for us! It has been announced this week that Claire has been chosen  to represent Team GB at the delayed Tokyo 2020 Paralympics and will be heading off to Japan very soon. Claire [...]

Parallel tackles disability inclusion

June 24, 2021|Events, News, Uncategorized|

We interviewed Andrew Douglass Founder of Parallel, ahead of the Windsor Virtual, taking place on Sunday 27th June 2021, and discussed how this national celebration of disability inclusion is shaping up to become one of the most important mass participation events in the calendar. Andrew founded Parallel in 2015 as [...]

Air travel for wheelchair users

June 10, 2021|News, Research, Resources, Travel, Uncategorized|

Improving the future of air travel for wheelchair users and broader accessibility and inclusion with Kate Hardwick. Air travel for wheelchair users and those with wider accessibility requirements is a constant hot topic and very important to us at ableMove and graduate, Kate Hardwick. Kate is an extremely bright young [...]

The importance of hydration for wheelchair users

May 26, 2021|News, Research, Resources|

The importance of hydration for wheelchair users and what good hydration looks like Hydration issues as a wheelchair user is something Josh Wintersgill, Founder of ableMove Ltd has struggled with all his life, but most noticeably since he became a full time wheelchair user at the age of 10. His [...]

Contradictions in Ground Crew Handling of Wheelchairs Highlighted on Recent ableMove Trip

October 26, 2021|Latest, News, Research, Resources, Travel|

ableMove Founder Josh Wintersgill recently flew to Tenerife from Bristol airport. The contradictions in Josh’s experience at both airports were [...]

Paralympic shooter Ryan Cockbill tells us the benefits of using the ableSling as a disabled athlete

August 23, 2021|Events, Latest, News, Travel|

Ryan Cockbill is a British Paralympic shooter who has competed in two Paralympics and is right now on his way [...]

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Contradictions in Ground Crew Handling of Wheelchairs Highlighted on Recent ableMove Trip

October 26, 2021|Latest, News, Research, Resources, Travel|

ableMove Founder Josh Wintersgill recently flew to Tenerife from Bristol airport. The contradictions in Josh’s experience at both airports were stark and highlight a broader problem across the entire aviation industry in the lack of global standardisation for wheelchair users, specifically when in comes to the handling of wheelchairs by [...]

510, 2021

The Future of Aviation for Disabled Passengers Globally Post Pandemic

October 5, 2021|Latest, News, Research, Resources, Travel|

With this week’s relaxation of the travel rules for the UK, we wanted to understand what global travel now looks like for disabled passengers specifically. Flying as a wheelchair user, even before Covid, was a process full of obstacles, and ableMove Founder, Josh Wintersgill sits on domestic and global level [...]

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ableMove featured on reviewmobility blog

September 3, 2021|Resources|

Reviewmobility is the UK’s first mobility review platform allowing customers to leave their reviews on their experience with a mobility company so that others can read their first-hand experience and make sure the products and services they buy are from good and reputable companies. We are delighted to have been featured on [...]

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