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Barrier-free living exhibited at Rehacare

Posted on Tuesday 16th October, 2012

rehacareEDRIC board member Monika Eisenberg-Geginat recently visited the Rehacare exhibition in Düsseldorf, Germany, where around 800 companies showed off their innovative products designed to enable and promote independent living. 

Rehacare describes itself as, "The most important trade fair worldwide for rehabilitation, prevention, inclusion and care.  For more than 30 years, it has created an ideal platform and meeting point for communication between market leaders in the industry, innovative newcomers in the field of products and services, as well as for social organisations, self-help groups and non-commercial institutions."

Exhibits included equipment to assist with basic needs such as independent eating and bathing to more adventurous pursuits as adaptations for skiing.  Also on display were assistive robotics and travel and leisure products for people with disabilities. 

To read more about the exhibition, visit
Monika brought us some images of her favourite innovations that you can view on our Flickr stream


Tags: rehacare Dusselldorf independent living assistive robotics disability limb difference News

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