During this unprecedented crisis, we are still here to help you buy a scooter or have your scooter serviced, all remotely and without any physical contact with our staff. And by disinfecting our products before delivery, you can be confident we will keep you safe from infection.
A crucial component of a mobility scooter is its battery. The battery determines how far you can go in between charges, and the quality of the battery also determines its lifespan – how long it’ll last before you have to replace it.
Joanne Mendes, Manager of the Scooters Australia Dandenong branch has been getting used to the NDIS and all its quirks. One issue pops up more than it should – people are forgetting to include ongoing costs in their NDIS plans, which has been coming back to bite them.
Jack’s family lives in the same area as Joanne, and his mum Carrie knew of her through a friend. Joanne took Jack’s baby photos. Over 7 years later, when Carrie and her husband had their second child Lorelei, they called on Joanne again.
Yes, clicking that big shiny Buy Button is exhilarating, cathartic, soothing, sometimes terrifying. But when it comes to mobility scooters and powerchairs, it’s a no-no.
Having a home demonstration takes a lot of hassle out of trialling a new scooter or powerchair. Scooters Australia have been doing home demonstrations for over 25 years – it’s what most of our customers ask for when they ring us.
Recently we sent out a few feelers to ask some of our customers what exactly they use their scooters for. Who knows better than scooter users what their benefits are! Here are just a few that showcase what scooters do best.
A 250km pilgrimage across two countries would be enough to sate most people’s taste for adventure. But for Helen Smith and Lisa Edmonds, mere adventure might be an understatement – they’ll be making the trek entirely using manual wheelchairs. They’re using the trip to show other people with disabilities that adventure still awaits, and to highlight the absurdity of the situation that accessible bushwalks in Australia are often only 100m long. Scooters Australia talked to Helen about their upcoming trip.
Two former professionals have found ways to travel all over the world despite their reduced mobility. Scott and Maureen are using sophisticated mobility devices to reach surprising places.