Today, Dr. Eugene Emmer, owner of RehaDesign Wheelchair Accessories announced the launch of ‘Wheelchair Socks’ an innovative cover for wheelchair casters, the small front wheels…
I had given up on marriage. All of a sudden there he was sitting in the sun in a wheelchair, my knight, my soulmate, my somebody extraordinary. I offered him a sip of my ginger beer. Francois a C5-6 quadriplegic has a deep understanding of human nature, and great sense of humour. Meeting him changed my life forever and we married in 2009 in South Africa.
Changing supra pubic catheters can be a daunting task. I have guided many through a suprapubic catheter change over 16 years. Take a deep breath and relax. Here is both our 3 step emergency guide and easy to follow 10 step guide on how to safely change a supra pubic catheter.
Six people living with spinal cord injury allow a brief glimpse into their lives. Making obvious the impact an NDIS would have not only the individual but society as a whole. 1.4 million disabled Australians need a National Disability Support Scheme to relieve pressure on their families and gain adequate support to live more independent lives.
Interviewed live on Phoenix Radio Graham Streets talks about life in a wheelchair after spinal cord injury and his battle to secure disability housing carers and funding to enhance quality of life after disability. Listen along to our six minute audio stream as Graham, Simon and Suzanne discuss rehab, respite, housing, carers, funding, and the National Disability Insurance Scheme.