15/11/2017Whether in classic club sports or leisure sports, which become a lifestyle – sport offers for people with and without disabilities are becoming more and more diverse: Sports associations, for example, are increasingly ensuring that trainers are properly educated and the necessary structures are created. And wheelchair skating (WCMX) ensures fast-paced recreational fun in the halfpipe.
07/10/2017Whether for physical or mental fitness – trikes have many facets and guarantee fast-paced driving pleasure for young and old. The three-wheelers can be used in everyday life as well as in rehabilitation training. We have taken a closer look at some of the trikes at REHACARE 2017.
06/10/2017A cold would actually have been enough for her, as she called her last book, but the German comedian Gaby Köster has left the stroke from nine years ago behind her. She lives a self-determined life again. And she is also going on book-signing tours with her new book "The Chefin" which translates into "The boss". She is also reading here at REHACARE 2017.
06/10/2017The REHACARE 2017 shows just how diverse the assistive devices industry is. In addition to wheelchairs and stair lifts, the international manufacturers will also be presenting communication software, pullers and grab systems that make everyday life with disabilities easier.
05/10/2017CYBATHLON is a relatively young international competition for people who depend on technical assistance systems. At the CYBATHLON Experience at REHACARE 2017, visitors can get a live impression of the use and limitations of assistance technologies for people with disabilities.
04/10/2017Happy birthday REHACARE! The international leading trade fair for "Self-determined living" exists for 40 years already. This year, around 760 exhibitors from 39 countries are once again presenting an overview of aids and services that make life easier for people with disabilities, caregivers and the elderly.
29/06/2017People with disabilities are frequently faced with medical practices which are not accessible. The German Patient Initiative Association has therefor created a detailed check list to assess the situation in Hamburg. What kind of criteria are called up and how the project "Accessibility in Medical Practices" could continue, Kerstin Hagemann tells REHACARE.com in an interview.
18/05/2017No matter if blind or with a walking impairment – climbing is a sport which is appropriate for people with different kind of disabilities. That’s why the members of the inclusive climbing team from Cologne, Germany, climb the steep walls together on a regular basis. Petra Schneider is one of them. REHACARE.com accompanied her at the climbing wall.
21/03/2017Welcome to the leading trade fair on "Self-determined living"! Welcome to the REHACARE International in Düsseldorf!
16/03/2017Soft fur, a funny hairstyle and a gentle character: Alpacas are well qualified for working as assistants – for example in animal assisted occupational therapy.