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Carers Support For Mental Health

Between Covid-19, Brexit, the climate and the cost-of-living crisis, the last few years have been a testing time for all of us- and none more so than our nation’s carers.  Our recent carer’s mental health survey could not have been more emphatic with its findings: “Your health is your wealth”, as the saying goes, and […]

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Which Healthcare Tasks Are Covered By Direct Payments Insurance?

Carers may be required to carry out a range of different healthcare tasks, depending on the needs of the person they are providing care for. If you are looking for insurance as a direct payments user hiring a carer or personal assistant, or are a self-employed carer, it’s essential that you ensure all the tasks […]

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Discover Who is Responsible for End of Tenancy Cleaning

Whether you are a tenant worried about receiving your deposit back, or a landlord looking to establish your rights and obligations, the question of end-of-tenancy cleaning and whose responsibility this factor lies with is an important issue to ensure all parties are clear on. It’s enough of a chore to clean up after yourself, let […]

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Personal Independence Payment: What You Need to Know

Benefits offer a vital lifeline to people affected with disabilities, illnesses or mobility issues, providing the means to maintain a greater sense of independence and freedom. In this article, we’ll explain everything you need to know about Personal Independence Payment (PIP) and how you can claim it. In the UK, people affected by a disability, […]

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1 in 2 Mobility Scooter Users Have Received No Training

A shocking number of mobility scooter users (48%) have been given no training for their scooter, despite over 75% of drivers owning their scooter for at least one year, new research exclusively commissioned by Surewise has just found. Just 12% of mobility scooters sought out training for themselves, while 40% were given mobility scooter training […]

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How Long Do Mobility Scooter Batteries Last?

Your mobility scooter likely gives you a great amount of independence for day-to-day activities. It can be a huge hassle, then, to go to switch on your scooter one morning only to discover your mobility scooter battery is completely flat! In this guide, we’ll cover the different types of mobility scooter batteries, how long they […]

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Simple Tips to Adjust a New Wheelchair to Your Needs

Wheelchairs are much more than a vehicle to get people with mobility issues and disabilities from A to B; they are a precious lifeline to more independence. They allow users to maintain your freedom and go about your daily tasks in more comfort. As time goes on, users begin to feel in tune with their […]

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How to Pack Your Clothes for Storage

Are you preparing to put your clothing into storage? Follow these tips to ensure your clothes stay fresh and ready for wearing, and avoid pests, mildew, and improper storage from ruining them.

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Does Home Insurance Cover My Boiler?

Your boiler is one of the most commonly used appliances in the home – and during the winter, one of the most essential items in your home to keep you and your family warm. It’s no surprise, then, that your boiler can also be among the most vulnerable to breakdown. So in that event, will […]

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Carers Winter Checklist

In this guide, we’ve created an eight point winter checklist for carers to help you provide better care, as well as staying healthy and looking after your own well-being.  With winter just around the corner, it’s an important time of the year to be extra vigilant about your own health as a carer. Viruses and […]

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Student Contents Insurance: Your Options

In this guide, we’ll cover how to get student contents insurance that fits within your budget, what options are available to you, and other student insurance options you may want to consider. How does student contents insurance work? Student contents insurance is a type of home insurance that covers the replacement value of your belongings, […]

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Do You Need Home Insurance When Renting?

Do you need insurance when renting? And if so, what type of insurance cover do you need? In this guide, we’ll cover contents insurance, renters insurance, and help you decide what kind of home insurance policy is the best choice for you. The proportion of people living in a rented home in Britain has doubled […]

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How to Get Rid of Roof Moss

Depending on who you talk to, roof moss or algae is either a serious problem for UK roofs or absolutely nothing to worry about. In September 2012, the National Federation of Roofing Contractors (NFRC) went so far as to say that “moss on roof tiles is rarely a problem”, adding that it only needs to […]

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How To Store Your Mobility Scooter Securely

Find out how to store your mobility scooter correctly to keep the scooter and battery in top condition when in storage for an extended period of time. You can download a free pdf version of this guide, here There may come a time when you need to store your mobility scooter for a longer period […]

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Storage Insurance For Seasonal Business Owners

Business owners will often find that their demand increases around certain seasons. This can mean a sudden urgency to order more stock, take on more staff, and fulfill additional orders – often before a certain deadline, such as Christmas day.This article covers the benefits of self-storage and storage insurance for seasonal business owners looking to […]

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6 Tips to Using Your Mobility Scooter Safely this Winter

Winter can present a number of hazards for mobility scooter users, and keeping safe requires more care and planning than ever. When you’re out and about running errands this winter, keep our tips below in mind to make sure you’re staying safe when you’re tackling the cold. Avoiding Ice Driving when the roads are covered in […]

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Electric Cars and Accessibility: What Disabled Drivers Need to Know

This article will look at the potential challenges the shift to electric vehicles will entail for drivers with accessibility requirements and what potential solutions are at hand (or will need to be found). The phase-out of petrol and diesel car sales in 2030 means the vast majority of UK drivers will be behind the wheel […]

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Concerts For Carers: Everything You Need To Know

The last few years have highlighted the tireless and invaluable work that NHS and carers do. Concert For Carers was set up to show them our gratitude, while promoting the mental health and well-being of those who work so selflessly to give us help when we need it the most. This article will tell you […]

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Help – There are Birds in my Roof!

If you’ve discovered birds in your roof, you may be worried about whether they can cause damage to your home by setting up their nest in there. In this guide, we’ll cover what you should do if you find birds in your roof and whether your home insurance will cover any resulting damage. Will Birds […]

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Is My Mobility Equipment Covered By My Home Insurance Policy?

Surewise provide home insurance and mobility scooter insurance to thousands of customers around the UK, and we also provide carers insurance to self-employed carers, personal assistants, and direct payment-employed carers.  As such, we’re in touch with people who either have limited mobility, or are caring for someone who has a disability, on a regular basis. […]

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How to Deal with a Rat Problem

In this guide, we’ll cover what steps to take if you’re dealing with a rat problem in your home, and how to avoid rodents infesting your property again. There’s nothing that will make your stomach drop like seeing a grey body with a long long scamper across your kitchen floor and realising your sanctuary has […]

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