Exhibitor List 2017

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Ability Fest

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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 A2

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.

Albion Mobility

Stand A42

Category: Mobility, Adapted Vehicles & Transport

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

Allied Mobility

Stand C34

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.

Alzheimer Scotland

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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.

Arthritis Care

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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

Autochair

Stand F30

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

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Black and Lizars

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Category: Vision, Hearing & Communication

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

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Category: Leisure Activities & Holidays

Centrobed

Stand C20

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.

Creative Care Ltd

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Cyclone Mobility

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Category: Mobility, Adapted Vehicles & Transport

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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.

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Geberit Sales

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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 D2

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

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HKD Solutions Ltd

Stand E27

Category: Furniture

HKD Solutions Ltd. are proud to present the UrZone _ 6 in 1 bed / safe enclosed 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.

Homelands Trust - Fife

Stand G37B

Category: Services

Situated in the beautiful East Neuk of Fife, 12 Miles from St Andrews, Homelands is a charitable trust providing luxury accessible self-catering accommodation in 4 purpose built lodges (Massney, Cardy, Keil and Drummochy). The luxury 4* lodges have been purpose built for people with disabilities, long term health conditions and life limiting illnesses, consequently a wealth of features have been incorporated into the designs to ensure they are accessible.

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Leuchie House

Stand G31

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.

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Macklin Motors

Stand A30

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.

Medimotion Ltd

Stand A20

Category: Daily Living Aids

For home, rehabilitation or hospital. 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.

Mobility Scotland Ltd

Stand A16

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

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.

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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OnTrack Magazine

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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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Paths for All

Stand D44

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.

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 F50

Category: Daily Living Aids, Services

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.

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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.

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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 D18

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)

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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 War Blinded

Stand G32

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.

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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, Medeci PillowLifter and Furniture Raisers to the Myco Swivel Bathers®, including the Myco Swivel Shower® Chair. Kenny Brill and Rob Cooper will be on hand for a chat, to demonstrate equipment and answer questions.

Socks On UK

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The OT Magazine

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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.

Total Hygiene/Clos-o-Mat

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.

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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Yorkshire Care Equipment

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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.