Tips for Moving House if you have a disability or are elderly

Having spent the large part of the last two weeks helping my mother in law move house after 45 years in her last home it got me thinking.  As I had the time to spare I’ve been helping her sort out before the move and get unpacked after the move, it made me think about […]

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My Top 3 Design Favourites for Wheelchair Accessible bathrooms

The first issue with our bathroom is that it’s a typically tiny British bathroom, just enough floor space for the bath, boiler, sink and loo.  No more room and no opportunity to make it bigger unless we take a bedroom and competely overhaul all the pipework.  So – we are a little stuck with it. […]

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How to make your home accessible for your guests

We were recently invited to a BBQ and for most people you look up the date, see if it’s free, collect the beer and head off to hang out with friends.  For us, it’s a little more difficult.  We have to make sure the house is accessible for Mr Wheel Chic Home, otherwise we would […]

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My Guest Post on Accessible and Stylish Homes

I was thrilled when U.S company AeroFlow Healthcare Inc got in touch to ask if I could to work with them on a Guest Post about tips for making your home more accessible with style.  AeroFlow Healthcare Inc are a U.S provider of disability and medical aids and during our conversations they mentioned to me […]

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My Top Design Favourites for Wheelchair Accessible Kitchens

Whilst we’re not looking to upgrade our kitchen just yet, I have started to look around (because I’m an interiors obsessive so why wouldn’t I?) for the best kitchen ideas and adaptations to suit our needs. There are a few things that we need to consider, that you may not think of if you’re not […]

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My favourite fabulous grab rails

Now I know this is a niche post, but even if you don’t need a grab rail yourself, your grandparents or parents might.  Or you might have a disabled friend looking for some help.  I’m guessing most people will have seen those standard grab rails in hospitals or disabled loos or in your doctor’s surgery.  And […]

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Living Room Makeover Reveal

Finally!  My living room is all but finished and I’d like to share some images and the story with you.  I’ll put together separate posts on the upcycling projects I did for the living room in due course but wanted to give you the view of it now and I’m thrilled with it! This has […]

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Top Tips for Choosing a Coffee Table if you have mobility issues

Regular readers to this blog will know that the husband has wobbly legs and uses crutches or a wheelchair to get around the house.  This causes us some issues when choosing lovely things for the home and the coffe table is no exception. In previous posts, I’ve talked about the bed, sofa, dining table and […]

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10 House Buying Tips when you have mobility issues or a wheelchair

Aah Spring.  Time for Easter Bunnies, newly born lamb, daffodils – and house buying.  Spring is a popular time to put your house on the market, probably to do with us coming our of winter hibernation, the nights are lighter and the garden and house are getting a spring clean. House buying is a real […]

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Tips for Choosing Dining Tables when you have a wheelchair or mobility issue

As you will know from this post and this post Mr WheelChicHome is disabled and wobbles about the house on crutches or sometimes in his wheelchair.  This is causing me an issue when looking for a table and chairs.  The table and chairs we’ve had in the kitchen have been with us for about eight […]

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