When You Need Mobility Scooters

Here at Independent Living, we can help you if you are looking for a disability scooter or other assistive products. We have been helping people with disability, as well as their families, whānau, and support networks, to get all the information they need to better navigate the disability sector for over 40 years. If you would like more information on the best range of mobility scooters Auckland wide, such as understanding which disability scooter could be more beneficial for you, call us today on 0800 625 100, and one of our friendly and knowledgeable staff would be more than happy to go through it all with you.

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Why You May Need a Mobility Scooter

Just as the name suggests a disability scooter or a mobility scooter, provides an easy way for people with mobility limitations to safely move around. An electric mobility scooter is a mobility aid that eliminates much of the manual strength needed with other mobility devices and is suited to people that don’t have the stamina or upper body flexibility to use a self-propelled wheelchair or walker. Some of the other reasons why someone may need or want to use an electric mobility scooter over a wheelchair is that it provides easier moving over a wheelchair – especially for distances or when transporting items such as shopping. Whilst a wheelchair is more suited when walking is a real issue, an electric mobility scooter is better suited when walking distances is an issue. Users should also have the ability to, sit upright without torso support.

Core Differences Between an Electric and a Folding Mobility Scooter

There is no doubt that our mobility scooters wide provide greater freedom, self-reliance and independence for those who find walking or moving your body a struggle. Some of the reasons someone may need an electric mobility scooter is if they are fairly mobile around the home, however, they find it difficult to walk long distances or they need help getting around when it comes to other daily activities such as running errands or no longer drive.
When it comes to mobility scooters, NZ wide there are a variety of models and types to choose from and most of them work in very similar ways. A popular option in our range is the folding mobility scooter. The folding mobility scooter is easily transportable and is ideal for putting in the boot of your car or if you do a lot of travelling (planes, cruise ships etc.). Thinking about how often you use your electric mobility scooter or if you want to use it to drive more outdoors, can also help to decide on which is going to be the right disability scooter for your needs.

Freedom And Independence Is Just a Call Away

Mobility scooters are a great way to get around and are pretty straightforward to use. Our Independent Living team are the mobility scooter experts and we can help you to choose a mobility scooter that will best meet all your lifestyle needs. We also offer great hire options, so if you want to know more about which electric or folding mobility scooter will be best suited to you, then just give us a call and we can talk you through it, as well as your payment or rental options.