Community equipment becomes even more accessible to local residents

Local residents had the honour of meeting Peter Hull MBE, when he opened a new Millbrook Healthcare community equipment shop in Southampton earlier today. Peter Hull MBE was joined by Paul Frampton from Southampton City Council and Phillip Campling from Millbrook Healthcare to open a new retail shop, which serves the local community, selling equipment...

Service Disruptions

Service disruptions Due to the inclement weather and the requirement to keep both our staff and service users safe, a number of our wheelchair services which are particularly affected by the conditions are running a reduced service. Normal level of service will resume as soon as it is safe to do so. In the meantime,...

National Parks Week 2017

National Parks Week It’s National Parks Week and we’ve been checking out the National Parks website for accessible activities in the UK’s most beautiful surroundings.  Whilst we don’t have the space to list them all here, we’ve selected a few of our favourites from around the UK. Brecon Beacons Brecon Mountain Railway.  A narrow gauge steam train...

Dementia Awareness

About Dementia Dementia is a common problem, usually occurring in people over the age of 65 years. Dementia in itself is not a disease, but is a collection of symptoms caused by certain conditions. Symptoms Dementia has numerous symptoms associated with a decline in brain function, including • memory loss • thinking speed • mental...

Dangerous plants

Dangerous plants We are lucky in the UK that we have few dangerous plants.  Most plants are harmless; however, some do sting, scratch or are poisonous. Keep your family safe by reading the guide to plant hazards on the NHS website. See our pointers below: Giant hogweed Giant hogweed can be a big danger; causing...
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