How to care for your
At the end of each day that your scooter or power
chair has been used, recharge it for 12 hours continuously
(overnight), to maximise battery life.
Going on holiday?
If you're not going to use your scooter or power
chair for more than one month, ensure the batteries are fully
charged, and arrange for someone to recharge them once a
It is recommended that a routine maintenance check
be carried out every six months by a qualified service
With moderate use (up to 15 hours per week) and if
correctly charged, batteries should last 12 to 18 months. If
your device uses 'wet type' batteries, you'll need to check
your battery acid level every two weeks.
Check your tyre pressure at your local garage every
three months – under-inflated tyres are more likely to get
punctures and add unnecesary load
If possible, have somewhere secure to store your
scooter, such as a garage, where it won't be stolen or
exposed to the weather.