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Hi, my name is HafanyMor56! Anyone know who buys used electric wheelchairs?

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HafanyMor56
HafanyMor56 Community member Posts: 3 Listener
My 51 year old daughter is a wheelchair user.  I purchased an electric easy folding wheelchair a year last July.  She also has a learning disability and cannot use this chair that I paid over £2500 for it.   It’s just been sitting in the hall and kept charged up.  Anyone know who buys these.  I need to buy her a new manual as the one issued to her was far too heavy for me to load in the car.  The lightweight one she uses that I bought needs to be replaced. 
Thank you for reading.   

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  • Albus_Scope
    Albus_Scope Posts: 5,706 Disability Gamechanger
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    Heya @HafanyMor56 and welcome to the community!

    I'm sorry to hear the electric wheelchair isn't getting used, personal preference can have a big impact.

    I'm just going to move your post to a different category, so more people in the know will be able to see it and offer advice.  I hope that's ok? 
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  • HafanyMor56
    HafanyMor56 Community member Posts: 3 Listener
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    Thank you.  I’m needing to buy her another lightweight manual wheelchair.  I thought the electric one would help me as due to oap age I’m finding it hard sometimes.  She was issued one from the wheelchair Centre but they are far too heavy for me to lift in the car.  I’ve always bought her lightweight chairs but really I need to sell this to buy another manual one.  
  • woodbine
    woodbine Community member Posts: 12,131 Disability Gamechanger
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    Have you tried advertising it on facebook or gumtree (for example?)

    @HafanyMor56 welcome to scope

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  • HafanyMor56
    HafanyMor56 Community member Posts: 3 Listener
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    I’m just trying to put it on Gum tree.  I put it on eBay a few mins ago Thank you
    She has cracked the side on the manual chair I bought her and doesn’t like using it although it’s not detrimental to the use of the chair.  Thank you for trying to help.   

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