Homes & Gardens

Making your home wheelchair accessible

It’s not something you’re going to be hoping for, but it pays to plan for such an occasion. A member of your family could find themselves in a wheelchair. People lose their mobility for a variety of reasons, but it’s important for them to retain as much of their independence as possible. Modifying...

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By Sarah Parker Posted: 16/05/19 Updated: 16/05/19
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