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Battery Charging Guidelines

One of the critical reasons mobility aid users experience issues with their batteries is because they don’t always follow the best charging practices or use their charger correctly. Mobility aids that receive regular, routine charging will reward the user with dependable performance, consistent power and a long battery lifespan.

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Low Water Benefits on the Firefly Splashy

As Auckland is currently in a drought with plenty of water restrictions in place, we thought we'd share one great reason why the Firefly Splashy is economical and saves water.

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Introducing the ADI Backrest Range

We are excited to announce that we are New Zealand's exclusive distributor of ADI Backrests by Stealth Products. This range complements our existing Seating range along with our Stealth and Quantum Rehab products.

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How to Assist Wheelchair Users Through COVID19

This blog details how you can protect wheelchair users and those more susceptible and vulnerable to COVID19.

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How to Clean Your Resuable Face Mask

This blog outlines best practice for cleaning your reusable mask.

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How to Protect Yourself as a Wheelchair User

To prevent the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19), it is known that and washing your hands frequently are self-isolating if you feel even slightly unwell are the most basic and important prevention measures. However, is there an easy way to keep wheelchair users' hands clean? What should caregivers be paying special attention to in order to prevent the spread of infection? Karma Medical have put together a great guide with top tips on how to stay safe during the pandemic.

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Cleaning and Disinfecting Your Powerchair

Powerchairs are the same as any other motorised vehicle, they need regular checks and maintenance along with cleaning and disinfecting to ensure optimal performance and safety for the end-user. With the current global pandemic, it more important than ever to keep your powerchair clean to help fight against the spread of germs.

We have put together easy to follow guidelines for cleaning your powerchair. These can also be adapted for other powered assistive technology such as mobility scooters. 

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Karma VIP2, A Great Value Tilt and Recline Wheelchair

The VIP2 offers a combination of tilt-in-space and reclining positions so users can achieve optimum levels of pressure relief, positioning and comfort at all times.

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The Importance of Powerchair Suspension

Go to any power wheelchair manufacturer’s website and you will see information about suspension. Spend some time reading clinical papers or attending seminars and you will inevitably hear about suspension, whether the information is fact-based or simply relayed in fanciful buzz words. But what is suspension? Why does it matter? Suspension is an important aspect of a power wheelchair and plays a factor in selecting the appropriate power base for a client.


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