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I wonder whether anybody would be able to help me with this matter.
I live about 200 miles away from my disabled mother who is nearly 92 and can barely walk. I usually visit her on a monthly basis and she takes great pleasure in being pushed around the village ,and its environs in her manual wheelchair ,she enjoys the fresh air, visiting the local shops ,even if only to buy a newspaper ,meeting people and so on.
Sometimes we can cover 2 or 3 miles by this method.
However ,the last few times I have felt the strain on my knees and lower arms particularly going uphill ,and the trips are getting shorter.I am not getting any younger!
I think there must be a powered wheelchair that I can buy so I merely have to walk with it and guide it i.e. it is attendant controlled - she would never be able to use a powered wheelchair by herself.I would only be used when I make my visit.
Any suggestions or recommendations would be welcome.