Useful travel sites for dementia, dialysis, oxygen, carers and general information

Date published: 07 May 15

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Here at Silver Travel Advisor, we are frequently asked questions about limited mobility and accessible travel. We are firm believers in helping silver travellers to get out and about and to enjoy themselves. Whether this is a day trip or a holiday, the emphasis is on solutions and ways to help. 

The following list is offered by way of suggestion and information that we hope will be useful to you. It’s accurate to the best of our knowledge, but we cannot be held responsible for any errors. If you can’t find what you are looking for, simply email [email protected], and we will do our best to assist.

Dementia sufferers

Dementia Adventure - these breaks are aimed at people living with dementia and a carer enjoying the break together.

Revitalise - dedicated holidays for dementia sufferers.

Dialysis requirements

Freedom - the Dialysis Holiday Specialists offer a complete service to all our customers, organising both the holiday and the dialysis requirements.

National Kidney Federation - the largest kidney patient charity in the UK.

Oxygen

Airline Oxygen Council of America (AOCA) - is a coalition of individuals and organizations whose objective is to ease air travel for those who require supplemental oxygen.

Also see

Ryanair
Disability Holidays Guide

Holidays for Carers

Carehome - holidays, short breaks, hotels, self-catering for care home residents and patients.

General sites

Rights for travellers with a disability - EU Legislation re Disabled Travellers.

Equality and Human Rights Commission - Useful website setting out the rights of various groups of people including the rights of those with disabilities.

Disability Horizons magazine is the UK’s fastest growing disability lifestyle publication - More information

Benenden Healthcare - besides offering health treatment Benenden offer many helpful tips for limited mobility travelers.

Articles which may be of interest to limited mobility travellers

Jacqui, the Intrepid Traveller. This is an article about Jacqui who has had polio since childhood and who is highly dependent on her mobility scooter. However, Jacqui travels extensively internationally. Furthermore, she engages in all manner of activities more normally undertaken by able-bodied people. A very inspirational article.

Interview with Lynne Kirby, co-founder and Managing Director of Enable Holidays which is a specialist operator in limited mobility holidays. It provides an informative insight into activities of Enable Holidays and is an eye-opener as to which holidays can be open to limited mobility travellers.

Responsible Travel - Holidays From a Chair - a different perspective by Trevor Herdman


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