Exhibitor List 2017

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Ability Fest

Stand Ability Fest Pavillion

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Ability Fest is delighted to join forces with Independent Living bringing together two great events under one roof, providing disabled people, carers and organisations throughout Scotland one unique event empowering attendees to live independently, build new skills, become a volunteer, take part in new leisure & sports or get a job!”

Ability Needs Magazine

Stand P1

Category: Media

Visit our stand to collect your free copy of Ability Needs, Britain's essential journal on disability, with news from Britain's main disability groups and industry information on the top products available in the mobility and home care marketplace.

Able Magazine

Stand C8

Category: Media

The UK's flagship disability lifestyle magazine. Your source for disability news.

Aid2Ability

Stand B46

Category: Mobility, Adapted Vehicles & Transport

Albion Mobility Limited

Stand A40, P2

Category: Mobility, Adapted Vehicles & Transport

We Care, We Listen, We Inspire. Do you want a personal service supported by exceptional product knowledge and experience? Could you benefit from a free postural assessment to safeguard your health? Interested in a worry-free Motability package whilst spreading the cost of a new power wheelchair or scooter? Come along and visit Team Albion to find out more.

Allardyce Healthcare Ltd

Stand B44

Category: Daily Living Aids

Allied Mobility

Stand B26

Category: Mobility, Adapted Vehicles & Transport

Allied Mobility, a wheelchair-accessible vehicles specialist for the UK and Ireland and Motability partner, will showcase just some of their wide range of wheelchair cars, MPV and minibus models.

Always Bee

Stand P25

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Alzheimer Scotland

Stand E33

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Alzheimer Scotland is Scotland’s leading dementia charity, offering a wide range of vital practical services, information, care and emotional support to people living with dementia. Awareness-raising, supporting dementia research and campaigning for the rights of people with dementia, their carers and families are also central to our organisation. For more information, visit www.alzscot.org or call our 24 Hour Dementia Helpline 0808 808 3000.

Appaws For Autism

Stand F37

Category: Associations, Advice & Charities

Appaws wish to help create Acceptance, provide Advocacy and promote Awareness for all ASD children/adults within society and communities everywhere. To support them and their families through their journey and promote a better, more effective education and continue to spread awareness of autism in all sectors of life. To educate society as a whole to accept, understand and learn about those with an autistic spectrum disorder.

Arthritis Care

Stand G27

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Arthritis Care Scotland provides award winning information, services and support for people living with arthritis in Scotland: Information & support within local communities • Exercise & activity programmes . Working Well With Arthritis service for employees and employers . Dedicated Young People & Families service . Effective government campaigning and Lobbying . Confidential Helpline 0808 800 4050

Attainability UK Ltd

Stand P39

Category: Daily Living Aids, Mobility, Adapted Vehicles & Transport

Attainability is the UK distributor of the U-Step & LaserCane, innovative products designed to reduce falls and improve mobility in people with Parkinson’s and similar neurological conditions. The rollator is incredibly supportive and is equipped with a visual/audio cueing module. The LaserCane is a walking stick with inbuilt laser cueing.

Autochair

Stand F26

Category: Mobility, Adapted Vehicles & Transport

Autochair is a world leading supplier and manufacturer of vehicle adaptation products which have been making a difference to the lives of tens of thousands of people for more than 30-years. It is our ambition to make car travel easy and accessible to all – whether as a driver or a passenger.

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Bempton Holidays

Stand B52

Category: Leisure Activities & Holidays

Our five-bedroomed villa and four-bedroomed beach house are carefully adapted to cater for the needs of all visitors and have been accredited 4* Gold by Visit England. Built to the highest specification, both properties have two bedrooms with ceiling tracking and hoists leading to en-suite wet rooms with shower tables.

Bibble Plus

Stand tbc

Category: Daily Living Aids

Bibble Plus+ Bandana Bibs are a functional and stylish solution for older children and adults who have difficulties with drooling and dribbling. Designed and lovingly manufactured in Nottingham, UK. Bibbles Plus+ are made with a quality soft cotton top fabric to absorb wetness and a soft fleece under layer to act as a barrier, preventing clothing and the wearers chin from becoming wet and uncomfortable.

Black and Lizars

Stand p14

Category: Vision, Hearing & Communication

Bond Hotel

Stand F32

Category: Leisure Activities & Holidays

Bristol Street Versa

Stand A30

Category: Mobility, Adapted Vehicles & Transport

Established from a single motor retail dealership in Bristol Street, Birmingham nearly 100 years ago, Bristol Street Motors has grown to become a national brand recognised for its honesty, integrity and quality of customer service. Over this time Bristol Street Motors has earned its reputation as trusted dealers of new cars and used cars, as well as supplying a great selection of practical vans across their local dealerships in England.

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Careflex

Stand G26

Category: Furniture

CareFlex has over 20 years’ experience in developing Specialist Seating to meet patients many and varied needs. The right bespoke seating can support independence and promote social inclusion, so essential to a person's quality of life. Also reduce the risk of complications such as decreased muscle tone and pressure damage.

Cats Protection

Stand

Category: Leisure Activities & Holidays

Centrobed

Stand G2

Category: Furniture

Centrobed bespoke beds and cots are modular, recyclable. Made to your individual requirements, designed to promote independence and cut the cost of caring Centrobed can assist in solving even the most difficult situations. Turning, profiling, standing, high/low are just some of the actions that can be built into a bed.

Closomat

Stand F26

Category: Bathing, Showering & Personal Care

Total Hygiene via its Clos-o-Mat brand offers dignity and independence in personal care . The Clos-o-Mat Palma Vita is Britain's top-selling wash & dry toilet, delivering optimum cleanliness without hand:body contact. The Aerolet toilet lift helps any adult get on and off the toilet. The ‘tilt-in-space’ Rifton HTS shower chair can be personalised to each child. Everyone attains a consistent level of cleanliness without carer contact with a Palma Vita wash/dry toilet.

Community Lifestyles and KEY

Stand Ability Fest Pavillion

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Cordia Kitchen

Stand A27

Category: Services

Cordia Kitchen provides delicious and freshly prepared meals which can be enjoyed in your own home. Using the best quality ingredients, we can provide a wide variety of soups, main courses and desserts, as well as Halal, vegetarian and gluten-free options. We deliver meals straight to your door which are stored in your freezer and can be reheated at your convenience.

Costco

Stand P33

Category: Services

At our stand we will display products that we think are relevant to the market attending the show.l We will be selling and promoting Costco Membership and giving information out to anyone that requires it.

Crathie Opportunity Holidays

Stand G11

Category: Leisure Activities & Holidays

Creative Care Ltd

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CrossReach - Threshold Glasgow

Stand Ability Fest Pavillion

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Threshold Glasgow offer Housing support, Community based support, and a Day Opportunities service for adults with learning disabilities throughout Glasgow. We offer specialist support in epilepsy, autism and dementia, and all our workers are trained and experienced in these areas. Threshold Glasgow is led and managed by the people who use the service, and aims to empower you to reach your potential, fulfill your outcomes, and live life as you want to.

Cyclo-Ssage Ltd

Stand A34

Category: Daily Living Aids

The combination of Cycloidal Massage with Infrared Heat provides the ultimate relaxing experience. It is successfully used for pain management relieving the symptoms of muscle and joint mobility related problems; often providing a viable alternative to prescribed medication. It is also extensively used for Sports Therapy and will provide relief from many common lifestyle conditions such as back pain, stress and fatigue.

Cyclone Mobility

Stand

Category: Mobility, Adapted Vehicles & Transport

Cyclone Mobility is a leading UK supplier of premium quality, innovative mobility and rehabilitation equipment, for both clinical and home use.

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Dates N Mates

Stand Ability Fest Pavillion

Category: Leisure Activities & Holidays

Deaf Connections

Stand Ability Fest Pavillion

Category: Vision, Hearing & Communication

Deaf Connections is a leading voluntary organisation for Deaf and hard of hearing people, providing a range of charitable and professional services. These services include; social care services, family services, community education, social inclusion, interpretation and translation, health and advocacy services. As well as its social impact, Deaf Connections embraces the humour, creativity and vivacity of the Deaf Community.

Diabetes Scotland

Stand Ability Fest Pavillion

Category: Associations, Advice & Charities

Disability Information Scotland

Stand A14

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Disability Information Scotland help to guide people through the maze of disability information. We offer information through: • our national telephone helpline • text and email • our website • our Scottish Disability Directory • and a range of info guides and other resources. We work with disabled people, their families, friends, carers and people who work in the sector.

Disabled Living Foundation

Stand P17

Category: Associations, Advice & Charities

DisabledGo

Stand B12

Category: Access & Adaption

DisabledGo is the nation's most trusted accessibility checker. It’s totally free to use and has loads of detailed information about the accessibility of all kinds of places. Including, Parks, Leisure centres, Libraries, Tourist Attractions and lots more! All the places that have been included have been visited and assessed by a trained surveyor, so you can get the facts, knowing someone has been and checked it in person.

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Enable Magazine

Stand G30

Category: Media

Enable is the UK’s favourite disability lifestyle magazine, dishing up a diverse mix of fascinating features every other month. We’re all about giving disabled people and carers the information they need to live full, independent lives. Each issue, we’ve got an assortment of articles on employment, education, leisure activities, holidays, sport, politics, motoring and beyond, as well as big-name interviews and competitions – and this edition, you can win a trip to Berlin!

Epilepsy Connections

Stand Ability Fest Pavillion

Category: Associations, Advice & Charities

Our service covers the Greater Glasgow and Clyde area, Forth Valley, Ayrshire and Arran, we provides support, advice and information to people of all ages who have epilepsy, their families, friends and carers. The fieldwork team also provide workshops and training on Equality and Diversity, Stress Management, Memory Workshop.

Evolution Healthcare

Stand B49

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Fast Aid Medical and Mobility part of the John Preston Healthcare Group

Stand B24A

Category: Mobility, Adapted Vehicles & Transport

Fast Aid Medical and Mobility are part of a family business that has traded since 1846. We are the leading supplier of mobility, medical and healthcare equipment in Scotland and our friendly Product Specialists are trained to the highest industry standards. Visit our stand to see the amazing Atto folding mobility scooter – a unique scooter that splits apart, the incredible Nino self balancing wheelchair and the range of eating aids from Neater Eater.

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GAP

Stand Ability Fest Pavillion

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Geberit Sales

Stand TBC

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Gibson Kerr

Stand E32

Category: Services

Gibson Kerr are a small law firm specialising in the three areas of family law, personal law and property. We have offices in Edinburgh and Glasgow. We can advise on personal law issues such as wills, powers of attorney, adults with incapacity and guardianship orders, executry estates and tax planning. Our lawyers are approachable and friendly and have experience assisting elderly clients and clients living with disabilities.

Glasgow Centre For Inclusive Living (GCIL)

Stand Ability Fest Pavillion

Category: Associations, Advice & Charities

Glasgow City Council

Stand Ability Fest Pavilion

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Glasgow Disability Alliance (GDA)

Stand Ability Fest Pavillion

Category: Associations, Advice & Charities

Gowrings Mobility

Stand A6

Category: Mobility, Adapted Vehicles & Transport

Gowrings Mobility is a specialist manufacturer and distributor of a range of WAV’s. With over 50 years history, the needs of the wheelchair passenger lie at the heart of our designs ensuring the requirements for safety, comfort, space and ease of use are fully incorporated. Our Doblo SpacePlus has class leading wheelchair space whilst the discreet conversion of the Ford Connect makes it the perfect choice for families.

Guide Dogs Scotland

Stand H30

Category: Associations, Advice & Charities, Children's Equipment & Services, Vision, Hearing & Communication

We will not rest until people who are blind and partially sighted can enjoy the same freedom of movement as everyone else. We will deliver a world class guide dog service as part of a range of mobility services, & work to break down barriers to ensure people who are blind and partially sighted can get out and about on their own terms. As well as our guide dog service, we have volunteers who help people with sight loss get out and about, and support children with sight loss.

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Hamill Homecare

Stand N/A

Category: Services

Hamill Homecare offers a variety of nursing care and homecare or a combination of these services ensuring that even the most complex care needs can be met. The comprehensive care packages available through Hamill Homecare can reduce the need for hospital admissions or hospice care and is a less costly alternative to nursing or residential care.

Here and There

Stand C4

Category: Daily Living Aids

Here & There is a discreet monitoring system allowing families and carers to check that their loved one's daily routines are as expected. The system includes optional alerts to warn of unexpected events. Our systems are used by families, by care organisations, and by occupational therapists in a range of settings; from frailty and dementia, to post-operative recuperation and mobility assessments.

HKD Solutions Ltd

Stand E27

Category: Children's Equipment & Services

HKD Solutions Ltd. are proud to present the UrZone - 6 in 1 safe enclosed bed / space for children and adults with special needs. Prevents night-time wandering and entrapment during a seizure or high night-time mobility. Also prevents injury from falling out of bed. Very strong and durable. Suitable for daily use at home, respite / travel, hospital, school, play and transition. UK single, UK double, Hoist access, hospital, and school models are available.

Homelands Trust - Fife

Stand P10

Category: Services

Award-winning, luxury, accessible, self-catering lodges (3 sleep 6, 1 sleeps 8). Situated in the beautiful East Neuk of Fife, 12 Miles from St Andrews. Homelands is a charitable trust providing 4* accommodation for people with disabilities and long term health conditions. Lodges include ceiling tracking hoists, large wet floor bathrooms, profiling beds and riser recliners. A range of smaller specialist equipment and mobility scooters are also available at no charge.

Housing Options Scotland

Stand P8

Category: Services

Finding the right home in the right place can be a confusing and stressful experience. If you have a disability, mobility problems or other specific needs, it can be even more complicated.We know every housing situation is unique, so our expert staff and trained volunteers are here to support you every step of the way.If you have a disability, you’re over 60 years old, or if you’ve served in our armed forces, we’re here to help.

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I Am Me Scotland

Stand E10

Category: Associations, Advice & Charities

Independent Living Fund

Stand Ability Fest Pavillion

Category: Associations, Advice & Charities

Inspired Magazine

Stand F25A

Category: Media

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Jim Byrne Website Design

Stand Ability Fest Pavillion

Category: Media, Services

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Kco Beauty

Stand P20

Category: Daily Living Aids

Natural glow powder (the original all in one make-up) and eyebrow stencils and powders.

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Leuchie House

Stand G24A

Category: Associations, Advice & Charities

Leuchie House specialises in caring respite breaks of four, seven and eleven nights for people with long term physical and neurological conditions. Included in every Leuchie break is personalised 24 hour care, specialist physiotherapy sessions, a programme of activities, outings and entertainment, and delicious home-made food.

Link Group Limited

Stand G25A

Category: Associations, Advice & Charities

Link is a group of award-winning social enterprise companies serving over 10,000 customers across 26 Scottish local authorities – making us one of the largest social landlords in Scotland. We work together to provide affordable housing, property management, regeneration, advice, financial inclusion and employability services. At Independent Living Scotland, we are promoting a crucial housing option, the LIFT shared equity scheme, which we administer on behalf of the Scottish Government.

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Macklin Motors

Stand A24

Category: Mobility, Adapted Vehicles & Transport

Opening its first Scottish dealership in January 2010, Macklin Motors has grown to become synonymous with quality and customer service in Scottish motor retailing. Part of Vertu Motors, the UK’s 5th largest motor retailer, Macklin has now seven dealerships throughout Scotland in Dunfermline, Paisley, Edinburgh, Glasgow and Hamilton.

McClure Solicitors

Stand B15

Category: Services

McClure Solicitors specialise in Wills and are Will Writing & Estate Planning partners with over 70 charities covering the whole of Great Britain. We provide 3 services for charity staff, volunteers, supporters and service users: Free Wills, Free Will Reviews and Half Price Powers of Attorney. All we ask is that our clients consider a donation for a charity of their choice. We raise MILLIONS OF POUNDS for charities via donations, Gift Aid and legacies.

Meal Makers

Stand Ability Fest Pavillion

Category: Associations, Advice & Charities

Medimotion Ltd

Stand A32

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Medimotion are sole GB distributors for MOTOmed Movement therapy systems, used extensively by privates users at home, rehabilitation centres and hospitals. A passive, assisted or fully active exercise system used worldwide by people with limited mobility. Discover how you can aid your own recovery from a chair or wheelchair, with MOTOmed Movement Therapy you can experience safe, enjoyable and effective exercise. Suitable for a wide range of neurological and neuromuscular conditions.

Mente Autism

Stand F38

Category: Autism Care Products & Services

Mente Autism is a clinical-quality EEG device that uses neurofeedback technology to help children with autism. Designed for home use, Mente Autism helps relax the minds of children on the spectrum which in turns helps them to focus better and engage positively with their environment.

Mission Motorsports

Stand C2

Category: Leisure Activities & Holidays

Mike is an injured Black Watch solider, turned racing driver will be discussing his journey and the charities that have helped him get to where he is now. Mike will also be taking questions from the audience so please feel free to ask him anything! Meet Mike on stand C2 and see his car!

Mobility Scotland Ltd

Stand P18

Category: Mobility, Adapted Vehicles & Transport

Award Winning, Mobility Scotland Ltd opened its first Mobility Assessment Centre in Glasgow after 10 successful years serving the country’s mobility needs. Our Reputation, Service and Expertise has also helped us forge strong links with Social Services Dept’s across the country, in particular, the Occupational Therapists and many local Support Groups and Organisations.

Mobility Solutions and Allied Mobility

Stand B34

Category: Mobility, Adapted Vehicles & Transport

Whether you’re living with disability or simply ageing gracefully, Mobility Solutions offers a huge range of handy products to make life easier. You’ll find everything from scooters, wheelchairs and rise and recliners to kitchen aids, bathroom aids and extra cosy footwear.

Momentum

Stand Ability Fest Pavillion

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Motability

Stand A32

Category: Mobility, Adapted Vehicles & Transport

With the Motability Scheme, disabled people can transfer their government-funded mobility allowance to lease a new car, scooter or powered wheelchair. Insurance, breakdown assistance, repairs, tyre and windscreen repair or replacements are included as part of the lease and the disabled person is able to nominate a driver if they don’t drive.

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NHS Education for Scotland

Stand C28

Category: Associations, Advice & Charities

The Clinical Skills Managed Educational Network supports excellence in clinical skills education by supporting multi-professional access to high quality skills training and clinical simulation across all geographical areas of Scotland.

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OnTrack Magazine

Stand

Category: Media

OnTrack magazine is the UK’s free essential guide to sports for people of all ages and abilities. OnTrack magazine believes that sports should be accessible to all and aims to bring readers an insight into the world of accessible sport from grass roots to the podium. Get your free copy at stand G10!

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P L Mobility Ltd

Stand B38

Category: Mobility, Adapted Vehicles & Transport

PL Mobility Ltd, vehicle adaptation specialists, offer a Motability accredited mobile and workshop service offering assistance to ensure less able drivers and passengers can travel in comfort. They will be at Independent Living Scotland with a range of products, including vehicles and driving aids, for visitors to test.

Paths for All

Stand G28

Category: Associations, Advice & Charities

We are a key delivery partner for the Scottish Government’s National Walking Strategy and Active Scotland Outcomes Framework. We champion everyday walking in Scotland and promote more opportunities and better environments for walking, cycling and other activities. Through our local delivery partners in Scotland we deliver community Health Walks which now include accredited Dementia Friendly Health Walks.

PhysiCare Ltd

Stand C25

Category: Services

Moving and Handling at HOME - Bespoke Training and Assessment Services. Whether you are a Self-Directed Support (SDS) service user receiving Direct Payments to arrange and pay for your own care and support services, or a Carer supporting a friend or family member at home, PhysiCare can help with any issues around manual handling i.e. the moving and handling of a person (adult or child) or inanimate object; lifting; repetitive tasks and awkward postures.

Playlist For Life

Stand E41

Category: Associations, Advice & Charities

PosAbility Magazine

Stand D26

Category: Media

PosAbility is an innovative, fresh magazine that focuses on opportunities available to disabled people today. We cover a wide variety of topics from accessible holiday ideas, days out for the family, health and fitness, employment and education, all the latest products, exclusive competitions, exciting features and much more. Our aim is to inspire people to live life to the full no matter what their abilities. Get your free copy at stand G10!

Possum

Stand B16

Category: Daily Living Aids

Since 1961 Possum has been a market leader in providing, installing and supporting electronic assistive technology solutions including environmental controls and, more recently, internet access and Technology Enabled Care and Support. Possum’s mission is to empower disabled and elderly people by improving their independence and enhancing their quality of life.

Powatechnic

Stand B4

Category: Mobility, Adapted Vehicles & Transport

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RAC

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With more than eight million members, the RAC is one of the UK's most progressive motoring organisations, providing services for both private and business motorists. The RAC is the motorist's champion and campaigns to support the interests of its members and UK motorists at a national level, including advancing levels of road safety, supporting the needs of young drivers and voicing concerns about the cost of motoring.

RNIB Online Today

Stand Ability Fest Pavillion

Category: Vision, Hearing & Communication

Online today is a three-year project funded by the Big Lottery and delivered by RNIB. Our aim is to introduce people with sensory loss to the benefits of being online using features and apps that are available on standard touchscreen devices. We can also explore speech options, including the use of assistants such as siri and alexa.

Royal College of Occupational Therapists

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The Royal College of Occupational Therapists is the only professional body for occupational therapists in the UK and the voice for the occupational therapy profession. We champion the unique and vital work of occupational therapy staff, promoting value, excellence and innovation across the profession.

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Safehands Holidays

Stand C6

Category: Leisure Activities & Holidays

Welcome to Safehands Holidays, home of accessible short breaks for disabled people, their family, friends and carers. Our mission statement is ‘’To transform the life opportunities of people with disabilities, improving outcomes, allowing equality and increasing involvement and inclusion in society that will empower them as individuals.’’

Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN)

Stand C34

Category: Energy Products & Services

Scottish & Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) is responsible for providing a safe and reliable supply of electricity to the homes and businesses north of the central belt of Scotland and on Scotland’s islands. It knows how important electricity is and that for some a power cut can be particularly distressing and difficult. That’s why SSEN offers extra assistance and support during a power cut through its free Priority Services Register, so it can help people when they need it most.

Scottish Commission for Learning Disability

Stand Ability Fest Pavillion

Category: Associations, Advice & Charities

The Scottish Commission for Learning Disability (SCLD) are the lead partner to the Scottish Government in the delivery of learning disability policy and strategy. We share evidence, promote innovative approaches and provide opportunities to collaborate with key influencers. Work with us to ensure that people with learning disabilities have independent and fulfilled lives as respected citizens of Scotland.

Scottish Disability Equality Forum (SDEF)

Stand G28

Category: Associations, Advice & Charities

We are a membership organisation which seeks to promote independent living, removing barriers to inequality for those affected by disability in Scotland. We work with many organisations to influence Scottish Government policies which affect how we live. We also work with Access Panels across Scotland who provide advice and support to disabled people in their local communities.

Scottish Union of Supported Employment

Stand Ability Fest Pavillion

Category: Associations, Advice & Charities

The Scottish Union of Supported Employment is an umbrella organisation for public, private and voluntary bodies interested in supported employment, SUSE believes that everyone has the right to work & the support they need to get there. Peer Support for Work is part of a lottery project that provides our accessible employment-themed hubs.

Scottish War Blinded

Stand G28

Category: Vision, Hearing & Communication

Scottish War Blinded provides free support, through its Linburn Centre and Outreach Service across Scotland, to veterans of the armed forces who have a visual impairment sustained either in conflict or subsequently to their service. We support ex-service men and women who have served in the Armed Forces, including Reserves, Queen Alexandra Nursing Corps and National Service.

Scottish Water

Stand C38

Category: Energy Products & Services

Scottish Water provides vital water and waste water services, essential to daily life, to 2.5 million households and 156,000 business premises across Scotland. If you have a disability, medical condition or any other reason where you may need additional assistance from Scottish Water then please contact us and we can add your name, address and requirements to our free confidential Additional Support Register.

SDSS

Stand Ability Fest Pavillion

Category:

Seenin Ltd

Stand P38

Category: Daily Living Aids

Seenin is one of the UK's leading brands for special needs. We design and manufacture comfortable clothing and practical accessories for Adults and Children with disabilities. Our product range includes aprons & bibs, kerchiefs, sleepwear, wheelchair covers, changing mats, gloves and bespoke items which make everyday tasks easier.

SGN

Stand C36

Category: Access & Adaption

SGN manages the network that distributes natural and green gas to 5.9 million homes and businesses across the south of England and Scotland. Whoever your supplier is, SGN pipes deliver gas safely, reliably and efficiently to every one of its customers. Our free locking cooker valve helps keep vulnerable people gas safe in their own homes.

Shared Care Scotland

Stand G24

Category: Services

Shared Care Scotland works for a Scotland where everyone who receives support or provides unpaid care can live a full and satisfying life, with the assistance they need to take regular, quality breaks from the everyday demands of their caring routines. Come and see our Short Breaks and Funding Directories.

Silverbirch Scotland

Stand D1

Category: Associations, Advice & Charities

Silver Birch Scotland Ltd is an award winning charity and social enterprise founded in 1996. We provide learning, training and work experience to adults with learning disabilities and others facing social exclusion using the principles of social & therapeutic horticulture. We also offer placements in catering, office administration, factory production, customer deliveries, vegetable cultivation and retail.

Smartbox Assistive Technology

Stand C46

Category: Services

Smartbox create assistive technology solutions that help people with disabilities do things that everyone else takes for granted.

SmitCare

Stand G2

Category: Bathing, Showering & Personal Care, Daily Living Aids

The SmitCare stand will be home to their innovative range of popular products, from the DreamMaster Mattress Elevator to the Myco Swivel Shower Chair®. New products include the SmitCare Ultra Bath Step and the Myco Adjustable Bathboard. Kenny Brill and Rob Cooper will be on hand for a chat, to demonstrate equipment, and to answer any questions.

Socks On UK

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SOL Connect

Stand Ability Fest Pavillion

Category: Associations, Advice & Charities

SOL Connect are assistive technology specialists based in Central Scotland. We offer advanced around the clock remote support, through the very latest in technology, nationwide. We believe the future of social care lies in a partnership between person centered one to one support and a creative and bespoke assistive technology package. We work in partnership with the individual to find out what they want their support to look like and tailor our solutions to meet their requirements.

Sole-Mates

Stand P30

Category: Daily Living Aids

Plantar Fasciitis? Sore feet? Knee, hip or back pain? Poor circulation? Nothing provides the comfort and support of Sole Mate insoles. ‘Floating the foot’ on a cushion of glycerine that displaces, spreading weight across the whole foot, reducing stress on the knees, hips and lower back whilst creating a gentle massaging action which increases lower leg and foot circulation by an average of 53%.

SP Energy Networks

Stand C37

Category: Energy Products & Services

SP Energy Networks are the Electricity Distribution Network Operator that covers Central and Southern Scotland in regards to supplying electricity to homes and businesses. No matter who you pay your electricity bill to, we are the network operator that maintain and upgrade the wires and poles. To enable us to contact those who may become vulnerable during a power cut, we operate a Priority Services Register (PSR). This allows us to support those who may need it most.

SPAEN

Stand Ability Fest Pavillion

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Stanley

Stand C24

Category: Mobility, Adapted Vehicles & Transport

Stanley is soon to celebrate its 70th birthday in business and to celebrate we have 3 brand new products for the mobility industry. These consist of two specialist wheelchair stair climbing solutions and the cutting-edge propulsion technology NuDrive Air. These products not only improve user independence but deliver a dignified solution for users to be transported up and down stairs with minimum fuss.

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The OT Magazine

Stand

Category: Media

The OT Magazine is a free publication produced for occupational therapists. Every issue includes information to bring occupational therapists all the latest products, in-depth features, columns, industry news, personal profiles and up to date information on events and exhibitions that are relevant to them. Also available as a free app for iOS and Android devices. Pick up your free copy at stand G10!

The Rings

Stand B39

Category: Leisure Activities & Holidays

Set in peaceful Fife farmland with stunning views. Close to many major tourist attractions and destinations. All eight bedrooms are en-suite which can be single or double beds. Three have ceiling tracking hoist and we have one portable hoist motor. Innovatively flexible, can be one large house or self-contained apartments.

The Virtual Dementia Tour Bus

Stand D46

Category: Associations, Advice & Charities

Quality care for those dealing with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias begins with family members and professional caregivers who are sensitive, patient and kind. But how can people be empathic when they have never experienced firsthand the physical and mental challenges facing those with dementia? Now there is a way. The Virtual Dementia Tour® — a scientifically proven method of building a greater understanding of dementia and is ‘ Your Window Into Their World’. Created by P.K.

Thompsons Solicitors

Stand F42

Category: Services

Thompsons Solicitors and Solicitor Advocates is an award-winning firm of solicitors and accident lawyers with a passion for justice. We are best known for our expertise in personal injury claims and are one of the leading firms of accident injury lawyers in the country. Our teams of accident lawyers cover the full range of compensation claims, large or small, straight-forward or of the utmost complexity.

Training2Care

Stand D46

Category: Services

At the heart of our organisations mission is to provide cost effective, health and social care courses that will improve the quality of care given by people working within the sector. We recognise that high quality training is the cornerstone to an effective workforce.

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U Can Do IT

Stand Ability Fest Pavillion

Category: Services

UCanDoIT teaches people with disabilities how to use computers, with a particular focus on Internet and email skills. We teach learners in their own homes, on their own computers, as we believe that this is the best way to learn. All sessions are done on a one to one basis.

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Values Into Action

Stand Ability Fest Pavillion

Category: Associations, Advice & Charities

Promoting Rights, choice and control for people with learning difficulties and individuals on the autistic spectrum.

Vegetarian For Life

Stand Ability Fest Pavillion

Category: Associations, Advice & Charities

Vegetarian for Life (VFL) is the UK charity working on behalf of older vegetarians and vegans. We have a range of free publications covering topics such as cooking on a budget, nutrition guides, and guides to catering, as well as menu planners and a wide range of recipes. We provide training for caterers through webinars, onsite classes and video training via our free DVD. We also offer grants to assist individuals with financial hardship.

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Stand Ability Fest Pavillion

Category: Associations, Advice & Charities

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Yorkshire Care Equipment

Stand A26

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Yorkshire Care Equipment has been providing high quality care equipment and mobility solutions for 45 years. With expertise on products for all ages, we help and advise clients on the best options available. A family run company, we care about finding the finest solution and pride ourselves on our knowledgeable and friendly service.