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Archive - November 2015

Cold Weather Care and Storage Tips for Wheelchairs and Scooters

Posted On: November 18, 2015 by National Seating & Mobility in: Power Wheelchairs

It's getting cold outside. Even here in the temperate Metro Vancouver area, we need to do things a little differently when the cold weather arrives. Follow these tips for the best way to care for your power wheelchair or power scooter, especially if you're going to be storing it over the winter months.

Storage Locations:

BEST STORAGE LOCATION: In a dry, warm room temperature space. Possible Storage Location: In a garage or shed, unheated, but dry. Remove the...
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Tags: scooter storage, wheelchair storage, winter

Occupational Therapy - Driving Evaluation for Older Drivers in Canada

Posted On: November 4, 2015 by National Seating & Mobility in: Community, Occupational Therapy

Have you ever wondered if an older friend or relative is still safe to drive? An Occupational Therapist can conduct a driving evaluation and make sure your loved one is still able to drive safely. Warning signs that an evaluation might be necessary may include:

Leaning towards an object when trying to view it. Poor coordination when trying to find or pick up objects. Driving too fast or too slow for the current road conditions. Having a hard time staying in the lane. Difficulty...
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Tags: driving safety, seniors

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