In the UK over the last 10 years or more you have probably noticed an increase in the amount and choice of mobility products available and used, its not a case of there suddenly being more disabled individuals but that throughout the country councils and businesses have been encouraged to accommodate people with disabilities and so less restriction when a disabled person is out and about going to work, shopping or taking part in other activities means that they can take their mode of transport to many places with relative ease.
Mobility Scooters for example not only give freedom to someone with difficulties walking but actually provide a rather quick method to be able to go out and visit a friends house or to travel to the local shops, they are easily manoeuvrable, comfortable and various accessories can be purchased and added to them to enable the carrying of shopping and other items.
There are many specialist companies providing whole ranges of mobility products, both online and locally and its great that these companies specialise and have the understanding of what each individual may require.
Depending on a persons needs and preferences some products can be expensive but there are some quite affordable options too for people and as technology, design and understanding of peoples disabilities improves over time it means that the products currently available will continue to be improved, providing better and quite possibly more affordable options for individuals and their families requiring mobility products.
The increase in use and availabilty of mobility products will provide useful feedback to the companies designing and building the products so while the mobility companies provide solutions, the people using the products also provide solutions to the companies through use and experience of the products.