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  1. Disabled researchers wanted - prize draw

    UK disabled researchers wanted – join today and enter a prize draw

    The Research Institute for Disabled Consumers (RiDC) is a disability-led charity specialising in person-centred research...
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    Accessible toilets: 7 inconvenient truths

    Had problems with accessible toilets?

    Read Rica's latest blog post from a wheelchair user's viewpoint: Accessible toilets: 7 inconvenient truths

    Rica is a consumer research charity that works...
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    Have you tried the Centre for Accessible...

    Have you tried the Centre for Accessible Environments?

    http://www.cae.org.uk/
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    Hi Stormforce You stated that "If you travel on...

    Hi Stormforce
    You stated that "If you travel on several different TOC's you are going to need a pocket full of scooter cards"

    This is indeed true. Rica as a consumer research charity has carried...
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    Hi Laureen I'm really glad you like the blog...

    Hi Laureen
    I'm really glad you like the blog post. Rica is a consumer research charity. Our information is independently researched and we want to give the consumers more of a say in how products...
  6. Report highlights problems facing disabled people in receiving a powered wheelchair

    The powered wheelchair user survey - the first survey in the UK to ask wheelchair users for feedback on how they obtain and use their powered wheelchair - has been published by Rica and in...
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    Rica research on mobility scooters

    Rica is a UK consumer research organisation that specialises in work with older and disabled people www.rica.org.uk

    It's research report Mobility Scooters: a market study, 2014 was carried out on...
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    8 tips for wheelchair users on trains

    A Rica blog post about travelling by train as a wheelchair user: top 8 tips for successful travel
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    PIP Government review: have your say

    This may have been posted before, but in case you missed it, there is a review of PIP for you to have your say.

    The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) is carrying out an independent review of...
  10. Buying a mobility scooter online - the pros and cons

    Forum members may be interested in the Rica blog post: I bought my mobility scooter online

    Rica is an independent consumer charity that focusses on research with older and disabled people. Also...
  11. Just a quick update: this deadline for this...

    Just a quick update: this deadline for this survey is not August 11th.

    The survey is now open for the foreseeable future until we gain enough responses.

    Please tell other people who use rail...
  12. Rail travel in London: "Turn Up and Go" Survey

    Hello from Rica. The survey is open until 11th August 2014.

    Rica - an independent research charity - has been commissioned by the Association of Train Operating Companies (ATOC) to look at how...
  13. Calling powered wheelchair users - national survey - give your views

    A national survey - launched by Rica, the specialist UK consumer research and information charity, gives powered wheelchair users and carers a chance to tell about their experiences of obtaining and...
  14. Thread: Which car?

    by Chris_Rica
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    Here is the link to the Renault Scenic...

    Here is the link to the Renault Scenic on the Rica online search with the actual measurements and some photos: http://www.rica.org.uk/5020

    The cars have German number plates because we measure the...
  15. Thread: Which car?

    by Chris_Rica
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    Lots of useful personal experience on this thread...

    Lots of useful personal experience on this thread and as Colmac says "My adaptions man was a wonderful source of information"

    Rica lists all the car adaptation companies.
    Search by service and...
  16. Thread: Which car?

    by Chris_Rica
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    Rica online car measurement search

    Rica used to be called Ricability. We are a research charity that works with older and disabled people to produce practical, researched information.

    This question: which car, which hoist and...
  17. Happy that Rica's research helped you!

    DecoBetty

    Great. I am very pleased our independent research work helped you. Please keep us all updated on things progess.

    Also, please tell as many people as possible about Rica.

    Rica...
  18. Mobility scooters and trains

    DecoBetty

    As you probably know train companies are not obliged by law to carry mobility scooters, but many will do if they meet certain criteria. Some companies run permit schemes. When you apply...
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    Mobility scooters on buses, trains and trams

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    Buses
    Finding which mobility scooter can go on which local bus, train or tram is now easier thanks to an online search produced by Rica an independent consumer research charity.

    A code of...
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    Join the Rica consumer research panel

    Are you an older or disabled person living in the UK?

    If yes, then you can use your knowledge and experience to help Rica, the only UK consumer research charity run by disabled people.

    Rica...
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    National Mobility Scooter survey

    Rica, the research charity that provides unbiased information for older and disabled people is carrying out a national survey asking mobility scooters users for their views.

    Rica wants to hear...
  22. Looking for a family car? Need car seat info?

    Rica is a UK research charity that has unbiased information on products and services for older/disabled people.

    Family Cars: a guide for families of disabled children may be of interest.

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    Rica, the consumer research charity, has useful...

    Rica, the consumer research charity, has useful information that can help:

    Once you know your wheelchair/mobility scooter and the size of the largest part you can search the Rica car search ...
  24. Use your knowledge and experience - join the Rica Consumer Panel

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    Rica is a consumer research charity that tests products and services to see how easy they are to use for older, deaf and disabled people. To help with this, we have a national Consumer...
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