When we first started BBS we wrote a review of portable equipment and we recommended this bedrail as it was the only one that worked with divans and slatted beds. For once things have progressed thanks to Stander Inc. The original rail was huge and had to go as oversized luggage on a plane so…

Last year we produced some travel tips for the ‘less able’. This year they’re still valid and I’d like to add one more……Wherever you’re going to stay make sure the access is completely paved. Last year we went to Mykonos.It was a great trip apart from our arrival. Where we stayed was a little out…

A few weeks ago we produced the ultimate guide to Stylish Sticks. Following on from that a number of ideas have been sent to my inbox. Here are the ones I thought were the most interesting and show how designers realise we won’t accept the same old 70’s style equipment. First comes from Canadian firm…

On a recent trip to a friends apartment in N. Cyprus we were concerned about the lack of grab bars in the toilet. I sourced a folding toilet frame online from Active Mobility. I was dubious as to whether it would work but we took it on the plane anyway. It went in the hold,…

I recently went to stay at a friends apartment in N.Cyprus. We took with us a folding bed rail, as I knew I needed help in and out of bed and didn’t want to depend on others too much. I bought it from Active Mobility and it was a great aid and very simple to…