Reversing in a wheelchair

Freedom Wheelchair Skills teaches you essential skills. You can learn to be more confident and independent using a wheelchair.

The skills you can learn in training sessions can be easily transferred into everyday living. Within the home or outside. For some people using a wheelchair around the home can feel like a real challenge. Or building up the confidence to go outside, even within the local area, can feel scary. Being in a public space with worries about people’s perceptions of disability can create significant anxiety. Going out into an area that can seem unfriendly and scary can stop you from fulfilling your potential.

Everyday Skill sessions with Freedom Wheelchair Skills can take place within your home or local area. Helping you learn skills and develop the confidence to go about your daily life and activities with ease. You can be taught how to negotiate your home environment more easily. Using a good pushing technique, opening and closing doors, reaching and carrying items safely, space awareness, turning and managing tight spaces. Freedom Wheelchair Skills can also accompany you around your local area to apply such skills out and about. Teaching you how to overcome the challenges you might face.

Out & about in town.