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Semi-Finalists in Inclusive Technology Prize Competition

At Active Hands we like to listen to our customers and their recommendations for improvements or new products. Two particular ideas that you have suggested have struck a cord with us and we are working on making them happen. We have received many requests for a gripping aid that helps with fine motor skills covering …

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Rob races into the IPC European Athletics Championships

Active Hands are excited to announce that our director Rob Smith has been selected to represent Team GB and NI in the T52 category for the 100m, 400m and 1500m races in the IPC European Championships. The Championships are being held in Swansea, Wales in August. Rob is delighted to have been selected after a …

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Active Hands on BBC’s Children in Need!

On Friday 15th November 2013, BBC’s Children in Need raised its highest ever total of £31.1m supporting over 2,600 projects all over the United Kingdom. Featured on the programme was an appeal film, presented by Tom Jones, about Tomos, aged 10, who lives near Newport, south Wales with his mum and dad. Tomos has mild …

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Active Hands – Founder Member of Kandu Group

Active Hands has joined with seven other like-minded organisations to launch a business network group – Kandu. We aim to do business in the care and mobility sector in an ethical, moral and friendly way. Together we offer our customers the benefits of a wide range of innovative problem-solving products and services. In the current …

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Liz Johnson using General Purpose aids in the gym. Adaptive gym equipment. Suitable for reduced hand function: tetra, quad, cerebral palsy, SCI, spinal cord injury, limb difference, stroke and more.

Active Hands Help Paralympic Athletes Overcome Poor Hand Grip

Michelle Stilwell Double Paralympic Champion in T52 Wheelchair Racing at 100m and 200m (Beijing), Michelle is a triple world record holder and a key member of Canada’s Paralympic Team in London. Michelle uses General Purpose Aids in the gym and Looped Exercise Aids to train on her hand-bike. “Could not have enjoyed the ride without …

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