Travel safety tips for specially-abled
“Travelling makes you modest, broadens your horizons and makes you feel independent.”
Travelling- It is all about feeling empowered, leading an independent life, socialization, and interaction in the community & much more.
It is one of the best things through which you can learn and gain new experiences each and every day in life.
Travelling does not necessarily have to be for a vacation but it can also include traveling every day for work, for college or institutes, or any community event for social gatherings.
However, honestly, it might not be easy for everyone especially when the case in point is for the specially-abled. This is because the specially-abled might find it hard due to the ongoing challenges they may encounter.
But specially-abled individuals now won’t have to worry anymore as to address such challenges, we have services for assisting them transportation. We take care of all the transportation/travel requirements on an ongoing basis and ensure their safety & security 24×7.
At the same time, if you are planning to travel on your own then we would advise you to follow a few important safety tips to ensure seamless and comfortable travel.
These are the few safety guidelines tips which can be helpful for the specially-abled.
- Do research for the place or the location you are traveling
If you are traveling alone then doing basic research in advance will surely help. You will have an idea about the location, about the places of interest you might like or would want to visit, medical facilities and much more.
If you are planning to travel to a distant location then you should check with the service providers or the operators to book a package specific for specially-abled.
- Always carry the contact details of your medical service provider. This will really be helpful in case of any emergency. You can speak to them and avail information which you might require.
- Make sure to carry your emergency repair kit. You may need this if the wheelchair may get dysfunctional or may encounter any problem during your journey. Check if your wheelchair is tuned properly.
- Do a thorough advance planning
Plan your itinerary in advance. It will be helpful for you to avoid the last-minute rush. Buy all your required essentials well in advance and keep your stuff prepared and ready.
- Keeping sufficient time buffer is really important while traveling If you are planning to travel alone, then you should keep a sufficient time buffer to avoid any last-minute issues.
It will really be a savior if you are missing something essential. For example- your medication or your repair kit, etc.
- Carrying a medication kit is a must.
You should always carry your medication kit to avoid any issues during any emergency.
You plan to start your travel check if you have sufficient medicines. See if you need extra or need renewal with a doctor.
- Check with your service provider
If you are in touch with your service provider for all your health requirements and needs then you should plan and discuss your travel requirements with them before going ahead.
Seeking your medical condition they are the best ones to advise you.
- As professionals, they will be able to assist you in a more sound way.
If possible, always travel and get the arrangements done through a professional service provider that is specialized in helping people with disabilities:
Our team at Star Community care takes care of all your travel needs. Our transportation services include travel to schools/educational institutions, work, visits for community events, shopping, and much more.
With our home care services, our team members would always be available to drive and assist you to & fro from your location towards your destination. You can choose to pay for the specific service you would like to utilize.
We are the providers of the best home care services in Australia and can assist you with all your travel arrangements. Our services can also be customized depending upon your requirements.
We assure you of complete safety and security while assisting you with all your travel plans. We hope these tips, and information would be useful for you when initiating any upcoming travel.
Let disability not get in your way of enjoying your life to the fullest and living an independent life.