Exhibitor List 2016

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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.

Able Magazine

Stand A35

Category: Media

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

Accessible Vehicles

Stand B30

Category: Mobility, Adapted Vehicles & Transport

Accessible Vehicles offer a range of wheelchair accessible vehicles both on the Motability scheme and for private buyers. We offer bespoke solutions including upfront passenger WAV's and traditional rear entry vehicles. We also provide no obligation demonstrations throughout the U.K

Accora Ltd

Stand C24

Category: Furniture

Accora is home to a team bursting with innovation and enthusiasm. We operate in the healthcare marketplace, creating and realising products for clinicians and care providers. Our customers tell us they want products that are clinically effective at a price they can afford. By the way, we also know you want great customer service and products that go on and on and on. So that’s what we do. Great Products, Great Value, Great Customer Service.

ACE Physiotherapy & Sports Clinic

Stand C6

Category: Services

Ace Physiotherapy & Sports Clinic offer advice and treatment for a range of health problems to help you make the most of your lifestyle. People are living longer and have busier lives than ever before, so it is not surprising our bodies occasionally need a helping hand to stay in good working order. Ace Physiotherapy will keep you moving forward.

Action Assist

Stand B28

Category: Furniture

Providing a quality specialist bed service throughout the U.K. Action Assist have an extremely experienced and dedicated team who work tirelessly to ensure that the service we offer is second to none. Our sales team are friendly, approachable and incredibly knowledgeable; they will always give the very best advice. We take a great deal of pride in our delivery team, who we are constantly told are polite, helpful and truly professional.

Action on Hearing Loss Scotland

Stand B19

Category: Vision, Hearing & Communication

We're experts in providing support for people with hearing loss and tinnitus. We provide day-to-day care for people who are deaf and have additional needs. We supply communication services and training. We offer practical advice to help people protect their hearing. We campaign to change public policy around hearing loss issues.

AKW

Stand C28

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

AKW are the UK market leaders in showering, daily living & kitchen solutions for people with reduced mobility.

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.

Allardyce Healthcare Ltd

Stand F18

Category: Bathing, Showering & Personal Care

Allardyce Healthcare is a fourth generation family business with 122 years of experience in the supply of healthcare products to Nursing Homes, Retirement Homes, Hospitals and Occupational Therapists.We will be exhibiting along side Careflex, the UKs leading specialist seating company.

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.

Appaws For Autism

Stand D40

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.

Attainability UK Ltd

Stand E26

Category: Mobility, Adapted Vehicles & Transport

Attainability UK is the sole UK distributor of the U-Step and the LaserCane, both products that help improve mobility in conditions like Parkinson's.

Autochair

Stand F30

Category: Mobility, Adapted Vehicles & Transport

Autochair is one of the UK's leading Mobility Adaptation installers and suppliers, offering a range of high quality mobility products for travelling and for use in the home. As one of the leading UK car and vehicle adaptation installers we design, manufacture and supply innovative mobility products to meet your personal requirements.

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Baillieston Community Care

Stand C48

Category: Associations, Advice & Charities

Baillieston Community Care is a not for profit organisation which has been established since 1992. We specialise in providing a variety of quality care and support services aimed at maintaining individual’s independence within their own homes and community. We provide a 24 hour services for people who reside within the North East of Glasgow.

Bellman & Symfon AB

Stand C50

Category: Vision, Hearing & Communication

Bellman & Symfon offers solutions that enable people to lead full and active lives. View our products and find out which one is right for you. The Visit system helps you to hear your home if you have hearing loss or you're deaf. It's wireless and offers cutting edge telephone and doorbell detection, reliable baby monitoring and fire protection that meets the highest standards.

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.

BT Plc

Stand F41

Category: Vision, Hearing & Communication

If you're one of the millions of people in the UK living with an impairment, this site is for you. We've brought together a wealth of information and advice on how you can use the phone, internet and TV to carry on doing everything that's important to you – whether it's staying in touch with friends and family, keeping on top of your bills or watching the latest blockbusters.

Bundle Bean Ltd

Stand B36A

Category: Children's Equipment & Services

Our wheelchair cosies are waterproof and warm. They are easy to fit with no fiddly fixings, non-restrictive and come with their own stuff sac. Available in adults or kids sizes, they fit all brands of wheelchair and special needs buggy. They also come in a range of designs – from girly flamingos to quirky geckos and chic monochrome elephants. We also sell a range of other accessories to assist with all of your everyday adventures.

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Caltech Limited

Stand A8

Category: Access & Adaption

First established in 1978, Caltech Limited is now one of Scotland’s leading suppliers and maintainers of Lift Equipment. From initial design through to installation and commissioning, we can supply and install a range of Passenger Lifts, Goods Only Lifts, Service Lifts, Platform Lifts,Disabled Access Lifts and Stairlifts throughout Scotland and Northern England.

Care and Repair - Dementia Enablement Service

Stand F51B

Category: Access & Adaption

Dementia Enablement Service to assess people living with dementia in their own home and make recommendations and supply products to assist with their safety and to help them to remain independent.

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.

Clyde ShopMobility

Stand C42

Category: Mobility, Adapted Vehicles & Transport

In West Dunbartonshire we take pride in our efforts to involve all sections of our community. Clyde Shopmobility is here to help you get around town by providing mobility equipment, such as motorised scooters and wheelchairs. It is available to anyone, who because of illness, accident, injuries or disability, has difficulty getting around. We also provide ‘sighted guides’ for those with visual impairment. Shopmobility is now available in Clydebank Shopping Centre, and in Alexandria.

College of Occupational Therapists

Stand F2

Category: Associations, Advice & Charities

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

Cornerstone

Stand A9

Category: Associations, Advice & Charities

Every day across Scotland, Cornerstone provides care and support services for adults, children and young people with disabilities and other support needs. With over 30 years experience, we tailor our services to suit the needs of each individual - maximising their independence and supporting them to build relationships and maintain social networks.

Creating Conversations

Stand B46

Category: Associations, Advice & Charities

Creating Conversations Limited is a social enterprise launched by the charity Artlink Central to market specialist creative products for the care and dementia sectors. All profit generated by Creating Conversations supports the charitable work of Artlink Central, working across our communities and public services to deliver extraordinary participatory arts practice.

Cyclo-Ssage Ltd

Stand G30

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.

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Da Vinci Mobility

Stand B24

Category: Mobility, Adapted Vehicles & Transport

We are the most innovative wheelchair and handcycle manufacturer in Great Britain. Leading the way in new wheelchair and hand-bike products and design. Lightweight aluminium, titainium and carbon fibre wheelchairs and hand-cycles.

Dementia Carer Voices

Stand F52

Category: Associations, Advice & Charities

Dementia Carer Voices, managed by the Health and Social Care Alliance Scotland (the ALLIANCE) is a Scottish Government funded project to 2016 to engage with Health and Social Care professionals and students to promote a fuller understanding of the carer journey, provide a platform where carers can express their views and experiences of caring for a loved one with dementia and to harness the awareness raising activity undertaken by Tommy Whitelaw.

Dementia Services Development Centre

Stand D39

Category: Associations, Advice & Charities

For over 25 years DSDC has been working to improve lives for people with dementia and their carers. DSDC does this by pulling together research and practice from across the world to provide comprehensive, up-to-date resources on all aspects of dementia, including design and care. DSDC provides: information and events for carers; publications for people with dementia, carers and professionals; education and training.

Disability Information Scotland

Stand A14

Category:

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.

Drive DeVilbiss Healthcare

Stand C30

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

Drive DeVilbiss Healthcare is one of the fastest growing global distributors of durable medical equipment and are leading specialists in Pressure Area Care, Community Equipment and Respiratory Devices within the healthcare industry.

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Eazi-Off

Stand

Category: Bathing, Showering & Personal Care

Eazi-Off - making life a little easi-er!

Enable Magazine

Stand B43

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.

Evolution Healthcare

Stand E29

Category: Bathing, Showering & Personal Care

We assess, supply & deliver a range of adult, Bariatric & Paediatric chairs & other items to make life more comfortable for those in need. Offering a “Lunch & Learn” service providing education on the principles of seating & offer solutions for seating your patients. Meeting with your Occupational Therapist team, together we can try & help resolve any difficult case studies that you may have, demonstrating the best range of chairs available to you!

Eyeway Signs

Stand D42

Category: Services

Eyeway Signs design and manufacture bespoke signage for care homes, day care centres, hospitals, sheltered accommodation & many other buildings. Our UK based manufacturing facility in Birmingham uses digital processing to enable our signs to be tailored to our customer's requirements. At Eyeway Signs we work closely with care homes to understand the needs and requirements of the residents and visitors.

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Feel The Warmth

Stand B48

Category: Daily Living Aids

Feel the Warmth CIC is a new social enterprise producing high performance heated wearables, produced by the young here in Scotland and featuring a unique Silicone Polymeric system that is self-regulating, totally safe in use, comfortable to wear, mobile with very low running costs. The system produces FIR Heat energy (far infrared) which has many proven (non invasive) therapeutic properties as well as keeping the wearer warm.

Fish Insurance

Stand A34

Category: Services

Since 1975 Fish Insurance has been providing specialist, low cost cover to disabled people and those with pre-existing medical conditions right across the UK. Today – as we celebrate our 40th Birthday - we are one of the UK’s biggest disability and independent living insurance providers with over 75,000 policyholders.

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Glasgow Disability Alliance

Stand G42

Category: Associations, Advice & Charities

GDA is a vibrant disabled people led organisation with 3500 members, the biggest community led groundswell of disabled people in Scotland, if not the UK. Our mission is to build the confidence, connections and contributions of disabled people, recognising and building on talents and strengths. GDA supports disabled people to participate and be leaders in their own lives, contributing to their families, communities and wider society.

Glasgow Eagles

Stand E20

Category: Leisure Activities & Holidays

Established since 1988 Glasgow Eagles are the biggest sports club in Glasgow for people with additional / special needs. Classes run 6 days a week.

Grainge Villa Florida

Stand C38

Category: Leisure Activities & Holidays

Located in The Manor, a gated community, near Walt Disney world, these luxury holiday villas are appointed to a very high standard featuring a large private pool - both villas are wheelchair accessible. Charm Villa has 5 bedrooms and Katie's has 6 bedrooms. Both have games rooms and WIFI internet access, free international calls plus much more. We understand there are people with extra needs and want to make your holiday in our villa enjoyable and stress free.

Guide Dogs Scotland

Stand H30

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

Guide Dogs Scotland provides a range of mobility services, including guide dogs, a volunteer led sighted guiding service, and children's services. We also campaign for rights most sighted people take for granted. Come and meet the team at Guide Dogs Scotland and find out how we work to ensure people who are blind and partially sighted enjoy the same freedom of movement as everyone else.

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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.

Health and Social Care Alliance Scotland (the ALLIANCE)

Stand C18

Category: Associations, Advice & Charities

The Health and Social Care Alliance Scotland (the ALLIANCE) vision is for a Scotland where people of all ages who are disabled or living with long term conditions, and unpaid carers, have a strong voice and enjoy their right to live well, as equal and active citizens, free from discrimination, with support and services that put them at the centre. The ALLIANCE is the national third sector intermediary for a range of health and social care organisations.

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.

Hob Angel

Stand C40

Category: Daily Living Aids

Jordan Shaw Ltd have created the Hob Angel®. A simple to install, simple to use product which will reduce the risk of fires starting from hobs being left on. Visit us on the stand to see how it works, and saves you pounds if not lives.

Home Energy Scotland

Stand G39

Category: Associations, Advice & Charities

Home Energy Scotland, funded by the Scottish Government and managed by Energy Saving Trust, provides free, impartial advice to help Scots reduce their energy bills, and make their homes more affordable to heat. Whether you own or rent your home, Home Energy Scotland provides a range of energy advice and information, from home energy saving tips to funding and grants available for new boilers, insulation and heating systems.

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.

Housing Options Scotland

Stand B27

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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Invacare

Stand D28

Category: Daily Living Aids

Invacare is a world-leading manufacturer and distributor of home healthcare equipment. Our Safe Patient Handling range has been developed to offer safe, non-complex and cost-effective products. Located on stand D28, our team will be on hand to talk about our Safe Patient Handling programme and discuss how our free educational resources can help you make informed equipment choices.

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JCM Seating Solutions Ltd

Stand D29

Category: Associations, Advice & Charities

We are experts in paediatric specialist, supportive seating and are at the forefront of innovative design solutions with the first ever truly dynamic seating system. We incorporate the values of early intervention with tailor-made design, product versatility and high quality engineering. We provide a range of products which enable 24-hour postural care management.

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Kco Beauty

Stand

Category: Daily Living Aids

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

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Langham

Stand G22

Category:

Langham are a UK distributor of quality healthcare aids, based in the East Midlands. Our award winning products are developed by working closely with healthcare professionals and end users to offer the highest levels of quality and help improve the everyday lives of individuals. Come and see our latest products at Independent Living Scotland 2016 - Serenity Raised Toilet Seat, Langham Sure Grip and the Big Foot Half Step.

Leuchie House

Stand G31

Category: Associations, Advice & Charities

Leuchie House is dedicated to providing caring repsite breaks for people and their families living with long term conditions. We offer quality respite breaks with 24-hour nursing care in a non-clinical country house setting. There is a country house feel at Leuchie, rather than a clinical atmosphere, with the emphasis on social as well as health care.

Life Changes Trust

Stand F51

Category: Associations, Advice & Charities

The Life Changes Trust was established by the Big Lottery Fund with a National Lottery grant of £50 million to drive transformational improvements in the quality of life, well-being, empowerment and inclusion of people affected by dementia and young people with experience of being in care.

Living it Up

Stand B40

Category: Services

Living it Up is Scotland's health and wellbeing website for the over 50's. It's where you can find out more about local events and activities, manage and track your health using our fun tools or maybe even be inspired by what others are doing near you.

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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.

Mears Care

Stand F43

Category: Services

Welcome to Mears. Our vision is to make a positive difference to the communities we serve. We do this by improving homes, improving communities and improving lives. Our approach is based on the development of outstanding partnerships with employees, clients, tenants, customers, their families and the wider community. Mears provide rapid response and planned maintenance services to Local Authorities and registered Social Landlords.

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.

Moorings Mediquip

Stand A12

Category: Mobility, Adapted Vehicles & Transport

Our commitment is to seek, in a caring and professional manner, to source and provide equipment and services to meet, as closely as possible, the varied needs of our clientele and so enable them to enjoy a more independent and full lifestyle. Please call by to visit us to see our exciting range of products including Buddy Roamer, EasyStand, Headpod, Freedom Concept Trikes and Special Tomato and others!!

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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National Confidential Forum

Stand F40

Category: Associations, Advice & Charities, Services

The National Confidential Forum (the Forum) is about understanding and acknowledging your experiences as a child in institutional care in Scotland, whatever they were. If you want to, you will be able to tell the members of the Forum about your experiences, including any abuse you suffered, and how it was dealt with at the time. What you say at the Forum or any information that you give us about your time in care, will be your testimony. This will be in your own words and at your own pace.

Newlife Foundation for Disabled Children

Stand B18

Category: Associations, Advice & Charities

Newlife is the UK’s largest charity provider of specialist equipment for children with disabilities, that really does change lives. Newlife also runs a free nurse helpline, campaigns for change and funds pioneering medical research.

No Bend Pet Bowl

Stand B38H

Category: Daily Living Aids

Delapre Distribution are the manufacturer and distributor of the unique No Bend Pet Bowl. An extendable handle makes feeding time both safe and pain free as there's no need to bend down to reach the floor. Suitable for wet or dry food and liquids, it's available in Red, Light Grey and Black.

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P L Mobility Ltd

Stand F34

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.

Pals with Paws

Stand C42

Category:

Pals with Paws started in August 2002 when Janette Duncan, Vivienne Fyfe and Ann McEwan meet with George Cochrane, founder of the Alexandria And District Community Dog Training Service to see about training their dogs. Since then we have gone from strength to strength. Our aim is to help train the family pet dog to assist and support their disabled owner whatever their disability may be & become their (PAL WITH PAWS).

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.

PDS Hygiene

Stand D16

Category: Bathing, Showering & Personal Care

PDS Hygiene is the exclusive distributor of Bio Bidet, the first WRAS-approved electronic bidet toilet seats in the United Kingdom. Bio Bidet is a toilet seat, bidet and dryer all in one and, by definition, a brilliant space saver. It can replace most conventional toilet seats.

Phoenix Car Company

Stand D20

Category: Mobility, Adapted Vehicles & Transport

At Phoenix Car Company, our top priority is customer satisfaction thats why all members of our sales team are trained in all aspects of Motability. Pop into our Honda and Suzuki showroom in Glasgow to find out latest offers and find out more details.

PosAbility Magazine

Stand D26

Category: Media

PosAbility Magazine is an innovative, fresh publication that focuses on the opportunities available to disabled people today. We cover a wide variety of topics from sports, accessible holiday ideas, days out for the family, all the latest products, exclusive competitions and much more. Our aim is to inspire people to live life to the full no matter what their abilities.

Possum

Stand F50

Category: Daily Living Aids, Services

Possum are market leaders in the provision and installation of many types of electronic assistive technology and technology enabled care solutions. With an internal R&D function, manufacturing facilities, and network of highly qualified engineers and expert trainers, we offer unrivalled solutions, reassurance and support. We are here to help!

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Qimova

Stand B29

Category: Mobility, Adapted Vehicles & Transport

Qimova Manufacturers of Modular - Comfort and Posture management range of Wheelchairs Paediatric to Bariatric At Qimova we believe that a wheelchair is not just 4 wheels but an extension of the person and a means to enhance your lifestyle, we are all evolving, which is why the Qimova range of wheelchairs are designed for COMFORT and built to last a life time and evolve with you through the huge amount of built in adjustment and functionality.

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Resource SEN

Stand

Category: Media

Teachers’ Resource is a free title that gets distributed every quarter through Scotland’s secondary schools. The magazine covers all things education – from professional development to pupil support topics, school trip ideas to stories of what’s going on inside Scotland’s schools. Alongside that, we think of teachers as people too, dishing up travel inspiration, looking at events and activities across Scotland and recipe ideas too.

RGK

Stand C26

Category: Mobility, Adapted Vehicles & Transport

Over twenty-five years ago, we observed the wheelchair market and decided to change it radically, to provide each wheelchair user with the potential to live their life to the full with a chair fit for each individual purpose. Today we continue to innovate, so that you can believe, live, inspire.

RNIB Online Today

Stand C2

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.

Royal Blind

Stand G31

Category: Vision, Hearing & Communication

Visitors will have the opportunity to learn about the services Royal Blind provides to support blind and partially sighted people of all ages across the UK in terms of education, care and employment including the Royal Blind School, Kidscene After-School and Holiday Club, Braeside House, Scottish Braille Press and Forward Vision.

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Safe and Sound Products

Stand G22

Category: Vision, Hearing & Communication

Gordon Ellis & Co have acquired Safe and Sound Products (SASPL), adding new hearing and visual impairment products into their healthcare range. Most of our products are either exclusive to us in the UK or manufactured by us, helping achieve our mission of highest specification at lowest price.This keeps our customers satisfied, and us happy when you return to buy other products.

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.’’

Safespaces

Stand E19

Category: Furniture

We supply custom-made safe rooms & sleep areas for use at home, in schools, & for respite care or holidays. Safespaces equipment is designed for adults & children who may be unsafe in an ordinary room or bed.

Sarabec Ltd

Stand B38G

Category: Vision, Hearing & Communication

Hearing Accessories for everyday living. Telephones for hearing impaired; desktop corded, portable cordless and mobile. Alerting systems for all events around the house. Listening Systems for television, radio or conversation.

Scottish Accessible Information Forum

Stand G28

Category:

The Scottish Accessible Information Forum (SAIF) works to promote social inclusion by representing the interests of people living with information needs across Scotland and supporting the rights of disabled people and carers in having access to timely and accurate information. SAIF helps organisations make their information clear, simple and easy to understand; Raises awareness and understanding of accessible information and provides a range of guidance, advice and training.

Scottish Autism

Stand D41

Category: Associations, Advice & Charities

We are the largest provider of autism-specific services in Scotland and a leading authority and advocate for good autism practice. We exist to help those diagnosed with autism to lead full and enriched lives and become valuable members of the community they live in. We also seek to share our knowledge and expertise with parents, carers and professionals in order to support the development of skills and strategies needed to provide the best care and support for people with autism.

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 Social Services Council

Stand E2

Category: Services

The Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) is the regulator for the social service workforce in Scotland. Come and visit our stand to find out about our role in registering social service workers and how we promote and regulate their learning and development.

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.

Sense Scotland

Stand G28

Category:

Our vision is for the people we work with to live meaningful and independent lives in a world which supports them to achieve their own ambitions. Sense Scotland supports children, young people and adults who have communication support needs arising from a range of disabilities.

Sensory Guru

Stand D38

Category: Daily Living Aids, Services

Sensory Guru is a dynamic company with a passion for developing innovative learning technologies. Specialising in the design and installation of sensory environments, gesture controlled software and Tobii Dynavox AAC and eye gaze systems. The Sensory Guru team is comprised of a collection of talented designers, engineers, education specialists and programmers all committed to making a positive impact on the learning development of children and adults with special educational needs.

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.

Specsavers Home Opticians

Stand A6

Category: Vision, Hearing & Communication

We provide eyecare services at home for those who can't visit us. Free home eye test with Specsavers Healthcare. Specsavers.co.uk has been visited by 10k users in the past month. Free Hoe Eye Tests - Care Home Services - Home Eye Test Explained.

Spinal Injuries Scotland

Stand A18

Category: Associations, Advice & Charities

The main focus of Spinal Injuries Scotland is to encourage our members to concentrate on the future following a spinal cord injury (SCI). We do this by finding the solutions to obstacles that may arise and by supporting people with a SCI to remain actively involved in personal, social and vocational activities. Our services are designed to assist people in all aspects of their lives, from hospital to home to workplace. For more information see our website: www.sisonline.org

StoriiCare

Stand C52

Category: Media

StoriiCare is currently used by care providers across the UK. Accessible on any internet enabled device, StoriiCare enables carers to provide the gold standard of person centred care, through reminiscing with service users over life story content uploaded by families. This care is automatically recorded by the platform, notifying relatives when it occurs and providing useful documentation for regulatory bodies.

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Taggarts

Stand A38

Category: Mobility, Adapted Vehicles & Transport

Each of our dedicated showrooms has fully trained sales staff on hand waiting to assist in any way they can. The Motability Scheme is designed to help disabled drivers and their families become more mobile, and at Taggarts, we are proud to support the scheme. We have experienced Motability specialists at our dealerships to help our customers find the perfect Motability car and make any adaptions necessary to make it comfortable and convenient.

The Experience / Kibble

Stand D14

Category: Leisure Activities & Holidays

The ultimate destination for an adrenaline-charged day out! Open to everyone, The Experience is an accessible venue offering loads of leisure activities. For thrill-seekers we have specially adapted electric karts, with dedicated support. Also enjoy; Laser Tag, Slot Car racing, Multi-Sensory room, and delicious food from the on-site Academy Restaurant.

The OT Magazine

Stand D26

Category: Media

The OT Magazine was launched to cater solely for occupational therapists. Every issue includes information on all the latest products to aid independent living, articles written by OTs exploring the work they do, opinion pieces from OTs, services available to help patients/clients, information on relevant events and much more.

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.

Thistle Help

Stand A26

Category: Daily Living Aids

Thistle Help Ltd provide a comprehensive range of assisted living aids that truly reflects the needs of those who require support for care and mobility. We supply, hire and repair a wide range of equipment including beds, hoists, riser recliners, wheelchairs, mobility scooters, specialist seating and a wide range of daily living aids. Having a disabled Managing Director, Thistle Help provide experience you can trust.

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.

Toby Churchill

Stand C20

Category: Daily Living Aids, Vision, Hearing & Communication

Toby Churchill Ltd is a leading, global provider of assistive technology. Our range of products give independence and support to people of all ages and abilities, with a wide range of communication, cognition and daily living needs.

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.

Tourism For All

Stand B38E

Category: Leisure Activities & Holidays

Tourism for All (TFA) is an independent charity supporting leisure and tourism opportunities for all, operating an information service to disabled and older people and working with the industry and government to raise the standards of welcome to all travellers and tourists. TFA has launched "Tourism is for Everybody", a movement to improve the experience for disabled travellers and tourists. It involves individuals, businesses and policy makers acting together.

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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Vision Hotels

Stand G34

Category: Leisure Activities & Holidays

At Vision Hotels, we have a unique proposition and it all centres around people, community and providing choice in abundance. Our commitment to creating a wholly inclusive environment is unwavering but we recognise that although our history is something we are proud of providing services for people with disabilities has been outside of the mainstream.

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West Dunbartonshire Access Panel

Stand C42

Category:

The Access Panel was set up in 1991 and is made up of people with disabilities, carers and individuals who have an interest in access issues. We offer advice and information on the built environment and all other services and issues relating to disabled issues. Any recommendations made to existing buildings can be carried out at the time of up-grading or decoration which would reduce any extra costs and it encourages people with disabilities to participate in community life.

Wills Services Scotland

Stand A7

Category: Services

Will Services Scotland are Professional Will Writers and Estate Planners and full members of the Scottish Society of Will Writers. We cover the whole of Scotland visiting clients in the comfort of their own home art a time suitable to themselves either during the day or in the evening.

Wiltshire Farm Foods

Stand C22

Category: Services

Discover why thousands of customers choose our Frozen Meals Delivery Service. Helping you or your loved ones stay independent in your own home is what we believe in. We offer a large range of delicious and nutritious meals, in a variety of sizes and can cater for most dietary requirements - and all delivered direct to the freezer by our friendly drivers.

Win Health Medical Ltd

Stand H64

Category: Daily Living Aids

Win Health Medical is a supplier to the NHS, care homes and general public. Portfolio includes medical equipment designed to improve care, whilst making daily living of the frail elderly, disabled and chronically ill people better, safer and healthier. Products provide solutions for care institutions and enhance lives of independently living people.