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Myositis patients have particular needs in order to remain independent and mobile. Our members have supplied us with information about products and services they have found useful.

Links to some relevant websites are listed below.

A list of vehicles suitable for full conversion for wheelchairs is provided below.

Please write to us at mail@myositis.org.au if you have other information to share.

 

http://www.ndis.gov.au = National Disability Insurance Scheme

www.mobile-alert.com.au. – The mobile emergency pendant with a range beyond a cordless phone.

www.ilcaustralia.org.au =                          Independent Living Centres Australia/

www.e-bility.com =                            Website for second hand mobility equipment (products listed by State – check regularly)

www.dreamriderscooters.com.au =           Mobility and Therapy Stores (SA)

www.thebidetshop.com.au =                     Bidet options for ease of toileting

sales@stand-aid.com or http://www.rolandpriestley.com.au = Stand-Aid Power toilet – portable lifting toilet/commode

www.toiletliftchair.com =                           Powered toilet seat lift (USA made but able to be adapted to 240V power and delivered to Australia).

www.automobility.com.au =                       Car modifications (see list of suitable cars below)

www.freedommotorsaustralia.com.au =     Car modifications  – may also have second hand cars (see list of suitable cars below)

www.locksolutions.com.au =                     MLAK key for access to disabled public toilets

www.masterlocksmiths.com.au =               MLAK key for access to disabled public toilets

www.disabilityonline.org.au =                    Australia’s Disability Hub

www.users.tpg.com.au/pjury/eowwvcct/ =   Eating out with wheels in VIC

www.shoprider.com.au =                          Wheelchairs and scooters suitable for myositis patients

www.travelscoot.com =                            Compact foldable scooterVLOC-Front Full Height(2)

www.luggiescooters.com =                      Collapsible scooter

www.oscarfurniture.com.au =                  Custom-made disability furniture

www.aidsfordailyliving.com.au =               Catalogue of helpful aids

www.mangar.co.uk =                               Elk emergency lifting cushion (available in Australia from some mobility stores)

www.liftbedchair.com.au =                       Mobility furniture and equipment

www.envirorubber.com.au =                    Rubber ramps

www.toiletliftchair.com =                           Powered toilet seat lift (USA made but able to be adapted to 240V power and delivered to Australia).

www.toiletmap.gov.au =                           Map of public toilets across Australia

 

Example Vehicles suitable for conversion for wheelchair use:

Kia Carnival

Chrysler Grand Voyager

Volkswagen Caravelle

Volkswagen Cabbie

Renault Kangoo

Toyota Hi-Ace Van

Toyota Tarago

Honda Odyssey