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ableMove’s Josh Wintersgill Joins Permobil Advisory Board

July 22, 2021|Latest, 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|Latest, 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, Latest, 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 [...]

Powerchair football – improving greater access through a new partnership with G5 Sport Services

May 24, 2021|Events, News, Resources, Travel|

Powerchair football King and England captain, Chris Gordon discusses new partnership between G5 Sports Services and ableMove! Powerchair football is a widely accessible and inclusive sport. ableMove UK and G5 Sports Services are pleased to today announce the launch of a new partnership that will see the two businesses working [...]

Josh Wintersgill who has Spinal Muscular Atrophy shares his reaction to one of fifty photographs, in a unique, new online exhibition

May 10, 2021|Events, News, Resources, Travel|

Reflections in Colour, launched on 10 May 2021, is a series of pictures born of the friendship between a businessman and a successful cinematographer  Josh Wintersgill, 27, from Wells,  has spinal muscular atrophy (SMA)   He is one of 50 people with different muscle-wasting conditions who are featured in the exhibition [...]

As ableMove rebrands, now is a good time to get to know us a bit better!

May 5, 2021|New Product Releases, News, Resources, Travel|

You may be here because you were looking for easyTravelseat™ and now are wondering if you are in the right place or not. Rest assured, you are exactly where you need to be.  Rebranding For us here at ableMove, the last 12 months have been anything but quiet. We have [...]

The importance of moving and handling for wheelchair users when flying

April 21, 2021|New Product Releases, News, Research|

Meet the woman who has been working tirelessly over the past 12 months behind the scenes at many UK airports to revolutionise how passengers in wheelchairs are lifted and transferred. We spent an afternoon with Alison Meadows, Registered Nurse and Manual Handling Trainer and Founder of AMTD - Alison Meadows [...]

A return to travel for wheelchair users – things to think about

April 21, 2021|News, Research, Resources, Travel|

A return to travel for wheelchair users - It's been a long year and most of us haven't been able to travel internationally for quite some time now. Exactly how and when travel is going to open up again is still largely unknown and we strongly suspect it won't [...]

Five common fears wheelchair users face transferring onto aircraft

April 21, 2021|News, Resources, Travel|

Five common fears wheelchair users face transferring onto aircraft We spend a lot of time listening to our customers and their fears when transferring onto an aircraft. As well as the concerns from occupational therapists and other healthcare professionals when they assess peoples fitness to fly. We thought it [...]

2207, 2021

ableMove’s Josh Wintersgill Joins Permobil Advisory Board

July 22, 2021|Latest, 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 [...]

907, 2021

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 [...]

807, 2021

Paralympian Claire Taggart Guest Blogs for ableMove

July 8, 2021|Latest, 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 [...]

2406, 2021

Parallel tackles disability inclusion

June 24, 2021|Events, Latest, 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 [...]

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