Below are some links to videos which users may find of interest or useful.
New Wheelchair Users
Useful resources for those new to using a wheelchair, videos produced by Leeds Teaching Hospital NHS Trust
- A beginner's guide to NHS wheelchairs - Part 1 The Parts of a Wheelchair
- A beginner's guide to NHS wheelchairs - Part 2 Using a Wheelchair
- A beginner's guide to NHS wheelchairs - Part 3 Transportation
- A beginner's guide to NHS wheelchairs - Part 4 Maintenance
- A beginner's guide to NHS wheelchairs - Part 5 Your NHS Wheelchair
Tilt and Recline - Invacare Rea
This video is produced by Invacare. It demonstrates the difference between tilt and recline in the Rea models and how to use them correctly.
How to put a wheelchair into the boot of a car
Produced by Ottobock, the video shows how to fold a wheelchair and load it into the boot of a car. The model demonstrated is the Ottobock "Motus" wheelchair, but the principles are the same for most folding wheelchairs.
About Personal Wheelchair Budgets
From NHS England about personal wheelchair budgets, sharing the importance of this and how it helps to give people more choice and control over the healthcare and support they receive. Personal wheelchair budgets replace the Voucher Scheme.
About LiNX controls
Using LiNX controls on Invacare powered chairs - please note that not all functions demonstrated may be relevant.
Accessible beaches in the UK
Produced by Disability Horizons magazine, which is an online disability lifestyle publication that aims to give disabled people a voice. This video gives details of accessible beaches and beach wheelchairs available around the UK. Please check details before visiting locations.
Transport for London Transport Mentoring Service
This offers advice on planning a journey using an accessible route. The Travel Mentoring Service can provide a mentor to go out with you to practice a journey a few times to help you gain confidence and provide the knowledge to become an independent traveller across the TfL network.
Rough Guide to Accessible Britain
Produced by Rough Guides and Motability, find out how to make the most of the Rough Guide to Accessible Britain, for inspiration for your next day out!
This links to videos by Whizz-Kidz which demonstrate many different wheelchair skills in both manual and electrically powered wheelchairs.