5 Benefits of a Mobility Scooter | Mobility Scooter Benefits

09 Jul 2019

5 Benefits of a Mobility Scooter | Mobility Scooter Benefits

Some individuals shy away from the idea of having a mobility scooter. To some, it may mean a loss of independence and therefore seems like a step in the wrong direction, yet at Blue Badge Mobility we firmly believe that a mobility scooter can dramatically improve your lifestyle if you struggle with independent movement. There are many benefits to owning a mobility scooter, discover our top 5.

5 Mobility Scooter Benefits

1. Get Around Easily

The first, and perhaps the most obvious one that comes with purchasing a mobility scooter is that it will be far more straightforward for you to get around. The majority of vicinities have access ramps so it’s quick and effortless to pop in and out. 

You can also take your mobility scooter onto most forms of public transport if you fancy going somewhere further afield. A mobility scooter also has locations to store bags so if you need particular medication or your walking stick, these can be packed efficiently. Once in the shopping centres, you can hang your shopping onto your scooter and carry it easily home.

2. Independence

Another benefit of a mobility scooter is how straightforward and simple it is to get around, meaning you can live life independently with very little support. Even if you would like someone to assist you with getting in and out of the scooter, once in you can travel quickly and easily to your destination. 

A mobility scooter gives you the opportunity to get out and about, something that some individuals lose the confidence to do on their own. Even uncomplicated things like travelling to the local shop or park can make a huge difference in your lifestyle and wellbeing.

3. Injury Prevention

Mobility scooters are effortless and easily manageable to use. Once sat down, you can relax and head to your destination, reducing the risk of injury from over-excursion, and the general bustle of life. 

Some people who aren’t steady on their feet may end up losing their footing in a crowd situation. However, in a mobility scooter, you know you are comfortable and safe in any situation. Because mobility scooters are so easy to use, it allows you to save your energy for your time out.

4. Comfort

An additional benefit of mobility scooters is their ability to make your day-to-day life more comfortable and manageable. Standing around in queues and crowds can be tiring and end up leaving those with less movement in pain. With a mobility scooter you know you always have a safe place to be comfortable. An additional benefit is that at any show, you know you always have a place to sit and relax!

5. Improve your Social Life

It’s no secret that having an active social life can improve mental health and wellbeing. A big part of socialising is getting out of the house and meeting up with friends and family. Having the opportunity to get out and meet in coffee shops and restaurants is a big step in independence and maintaining a healthy lifestyle. 

Purchasing a mobility scooter will mean you no longer feel like you have to turn down plans as you have easy access to the majority of places. A mobility scooter is the key to true independence and can give you your life back.

If these benefits are enough to convince you to invest in a mobility scooter, then check out our Mobility Scooter Insurance page to ensure you’re covered! For more information regarding our mobility scooter insurance, get in touch with us today.

Looking to insure your Mobility Scooter? Discover our blog post here on everything to need to know for Insurance for Mobility Scooters.

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