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A PWD’s view on accessible transport in Singapore

Date: Monday, 31 January 2022, 7 PM Length: 4-minute read A man in a wheelchair on a lift of a vehicle for people with disabilities. (Photo: Shutterstock) 1. Introduction Accessible transport has always been a subject close to my heart. In the mid-2000s, my late brother and I both raised funds to support the transport …

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Why you should book a wheelchair taxi?

VimoCare Wheelchair Transport is Singapore’s leading carrier of Wheelchair Accessible Taxis. Whether your journey is within your neighborhood or across the causeway, we are sure to provide you with the highest degree of service at one of the most affordable rates in the area. Our firm commitment to client care and convenience is second to …

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2022 Top 5 Cheapest Private Wheelchair Transport Providers / Wheelchair taxis in Singapore

Table of Contents Add a header to begin generating the table of contents Introduction With the inflation rate hitting 2.2% this year and COVID-19 is still affecting most of us in a way or two, we have been trying to reduce our expenses in non-essential spending. But with a wheelchair-bound family member, caregiving and medical …

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Grab Assist Plus Review: There are more reliable choices out there

Grab Assist Plus was launched on 1 February 2021. Grab Assist Plus is different from Grab Assist as it does not require the wheelchair user to dismount from the wheelchair and thus providing a comfortable ride for both the caregiver and wheelchair user. Despite it being 10 months old, the take-up rate and the drivers’ …

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Para-athletes cash incentive scheme doubled! Thanks to DBS!!

This news was first reported on channelnewsasia.com.   DBS stepped in as a new sponsor and would match the council’s Athletes Achievement Awards (AAA), the cash incentive scheme for Singaporean athletes who win medals at major para games. DBS will commit to two Paralympic Games cycles until the Paralympic Games 2024 in Paris Yip Pin …

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Clients With Autism Create Diamond Artwork For Charity

This article was originally found at spd.org.sg. In the article, it describes the difficulties the training officers face when engaging their client in the diamond artwork. It takes them tremendous efforts, bit by bit of encouragement in engaging their client. They are now observed to have better focus, attention span, and sitting tolerance. Seeing the …

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How to operate a wheelchair hydraulic lift safely?

Despite many companies and drivers claim they provide the best and safest wheelchair transport service, we find out many do not follow simple rules of safety and physics. We shall highlight the common mistakes made during the precheck and operating the hydraulic wheelchair lift which we witness during our trips to nursing homes, hospitals, and …

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Review: 4 Reasons why you should not use GrabAssist

GrabAssist is one of the many services types available on Grab’s e-hailing platform.  On its website, it claims all GrabAssist drivers have received in-person training to ensure their riders are comfortable from start to finish. Their training covers: Handling of folding wheelchairs, walkers, collapsible scooters, and other mobility devices. Helping people transfer between a wheelchair …

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