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    At Home

    At Mangar there is a great range of bathroom, bedroom and safe lifting products available and once you’ve sourced the right piece of assistive equipment for your needs you’ll wonder why you waited so long to make a purchase.

    50%

    An older person has 50% chance probability of having their mobility impaired after a fall

    4 million

    beds are taken up in NHS hospitals every year from falls alone

    At Home

    One of the biggest fears we face when growing older or after illness is the loss of independence.  You may be finding it more difficult to get in or out of the bath, sit up in bed, get out of a chair or even get your legs into bed each evening.

    Also, as people age the likelihood of falling increases and sometimes find getting up again impossible.  This can lead to anxiety about being a nuisance and a fear of falling again can cause a reduction in activity.

    Your buying choices

    Today there is a great range of bathroom, bedroom and safe lifting products available and once you’ve sourced the right piece of assistive equipment for your needs you’ll wonder why you waited so long to make a purchase. If you have decided it’s time to explore your options, there are plenty of ways to do it.

    1.    Go Shopping – Visit your local Disability Living Centre or Mobility Store.  The staff here are always very helpful and you can try most of the equipment there and then, in a no obligation to buy environment.  Visit our dealer search page for the closest mobility store to you.
    1.    Call your Local Authority – Talk to your local authority or GP and ask for a visit from an occupational therapist.  They can give you some great advice and maybe able to loan you stock from their stores.
    2.    Try equipment out at home – If you would rather make your decision independently and in the comfort of your own home, buy online in the knowledge that if the equipment is unsuitable you can return it free of charge.  Don’t hesitate to talk to our customer care team about your needs first, though.  They have a wealth of knowledge and experience to call on and will make sure you get the right product for your needs.
     
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    Sectors

    Patient Lifting

    Our inflatable aids allow people to live safely with dignity in their own homes, allowing people to retain their independence at the same time as reducing the risk of strain and injury to caregivers.

    Bathing

    Our products are designed to make life easier for those living at home with an illness that may prevent them getting in and out of the bath easily.

    Bedroom

    One of the specialist areas here at Mangar is in the provision of aids, which make bedtime an enjoyable and risk-free part of everyday life for those who want to live independently.

    Products

    Bathing Cushion


    ELK Lifting Cushion


    FAQ’s

    • Am I eligible for VAT relief?
    • If you are chronically sick or disabled, you may be able to claim VAT relief on the Bathing Cushion. Guidance on eligibility can be found on the HRMC website.

    Are you eligible to reclaim VAT?

    If you are disabled or have a long-term illness you won’t be charged VAT on products designed or adapted for your own personal or domestic use.  This also includes servicing, extended warranties, spare parts and accessories. Please let us know at the time of purchase to ensure you pay the correct amount

    Knowledge

    Bathing Cushion (How it Works)

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    Disability and Independence: Water Therapy

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