Online retailer designed2enable.co.uk has been supplying customers with fabulous, stylish new assistive products for almost a year now and the business is growing fast.
John and Katherine Pyne have first hand experience of disability and wanted to enable people like themselves to find well designed and attractive daily living products. “We choose products for their function, style and beauty,” says Katherine, designed2enable’s product buyer. “We want our customers to feel that they are valued and their needs recognised. We find every day products that bring a little bit of style to our customers’ lives, while helping them deal with the challenges they face.”
The company’s online shop is bursting with products that help with mobility, rehabilitation and relaxation. Most popular are the Sabi ROAM walking canes – stylish canes with a Baltic birch wooden handle and high strength aluminium shaft, available in a range of funky colours.
Tanni handmade leather wheelchair gloves are exclusive to designed2enable and are the most beautiful practical leather gloves you’ve ever seen – wheelchair or no wheelchair. The gloves are hand made to order – no more Lycra cycling gloves for a night out.
Other star products are the Sabi pill boxes and organisers (designed2enable are the UK sales agent for all Sabi products) – easy to clean, modern, good looking pill dispensers and organisers for anyone on a medication regime. John says there is a huge demand for these products, as there is nothing else on the market like them.
The Inimove range of exercise tools are designed to aid recovery from injuries caused by stroke or trauma, and for those with ADHD. Made in Denmark from lacquered beech wood, Inimove helps train fine motor skills. Progressive stages of difficulty can be added as skills improve, so there is a feeling of satisfaction as higher levels are reached. The great thing about Inimove is that it is suitable for all ages, something that grandchildren and grandparents can have fun with together.
“Our business is about enhancing people’s daily lives,” says Katherine. “Ageing and disability is something you have no choice about, but you can choose to live with things that make you feel good about yourself. That’s what we are here for.”
Many more products are available on their website which also features a blog with regular news about ageing and disability, for more information visit www.designed2enable.co.uk