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What are the best sheets to use for adjustable beds?

There is nothing worse than your bed sheet popping off because it's too small for the mattress. Read our guide...

Lady resting in a single adjustable bed

What mattress works best with adjustable beds?

Should you get a pocket sprung, memory foam or latex mattress with your adjustable bed? Read on to find out...

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Can Coolmax keep you cool while you sleep?

Are you getting hot at night in this heatwave? Discover our Coolmax-covered adjustable beds and let it thermoregulate your body...

Clock monitoring Circadian Rhythm

Why is your circadian rhythm so important?

What is a circadian rhythm? And how can you follow it to achieve a healthier lifestyle?

Man enjoying an adjustable bed

What are the advantages of adjustable beds?

If you're considering changing your bed, you may not realise that an adjustable bed is a legitimate option. They help...

Oak Tree adjustable bed with Soho headboard and 4-surround

Introduction to the Oak Tree Headboards

Add a touch of luxury to your bedroom with one of our stunning, bespoke headboards. All handmade in Britain, our...

Woman enjoying her Oak Tree Mobility double adjustable bed

How do our adjustable beds work?

Do you struggle to get out of bed sometimes? At the touch of a button, adjustable beds lift you from...

Inside a mattress

Which Mattress is right for me?

This is the most important question: springs, foam or hybrid? We've laid it all out for you. Discover the pros...

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31 health benefits of massage

Many studies demonstrate the benefits of massage for easing mental and physical ailments. So, we’ve put together a list of...

Our Chair Back Styles Explained

We have 5 different styles of chair backs for you to choose from when you're deciding on your new rise...

Elderly woman with dementia doing a puzzle.

Dementia Action Week 20th-26th May

This week is Dementia Action week! From the 20th-26th May, The Alzheimer's Society is encouraging people to have a conversation...

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Oak Tree rise and recliner chair motors explained

Find out about the three different motors that we put inside our riser recliner chairs.

Oak Tree Mobility in support of the British Heart Foundation

Furniture Removal Service in aid of the BHF

Trade in your old furniture so we can donate it to the BHF. We've generated £75,000 since the partnership started.

benefits of rise and recline chairs.

5 Reasons why a rise and recline chair is right for you

Are you experiencing pain standing up and sitting down? Are you worried you're losing your independence?

Elderly woman sleeping on a bed.

5 things you need to know about sleep

What is REM? How much sleep do you need? Here are 5 things you need to know about sleep.

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Proudly supporting Macmillan Cancer Support

Oak Tree Mobility has nominated Macmillan Cancer Support as our charity of the year.

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Everything you need to know about Raynaud’s

Are your fingers and toes always cold? Do they ever turn blue or white? If so, you may be living...

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The origins of our favourite Christmas traditions

Why do we kiss under the mistletoe? Where did Christmas crackers come from? The festive season is full of wonderful...

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6 easy ways to improve your circulation

Are you worried about the symptoms of poor circulation? From the best foods to eat to the right way to...

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4 reasons baths are good for your health

Baths offer a number of proven health benefits. From easing painful joints to improving your circulation, here are four reasons...

Oak Tree adjustable double bed.

Relieve your COPD with an adjustable bed

COPD and breathlessness can make it difficult to get a good night's sleep. An adjustable bed could help you breathe...

Doctor providing a vaccination for flu.

6 things you need to know about the flu jab

No, the flu vaccine won't give you the flu. But it could save your life. Here are six things you...

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How to keep your cholesterol healthy

High cholesterol increases your risk of heart disease. But simple changes to your diet and lifestyle can reduce your cholesterol...

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Celebrating 10 years of Oak Tree Mobility!

It's our tenth birthday! Take a trip down memory lane with us and find out how the company began all...

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What is Alzheimer’s disease?

September is World Alzheimer's Month. Alzheimer's is the most common type of dementia. It can affect a person's memory, thinking...

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Our favourite classic dessert recipes

To celebrate the return of the Great British Bake Off to our screens, we've put together a list of our...

What is sepsis?

What is sepsis?

Sepsis is a condition that's been hitting the headlines lately. But what is it? Knowing the common symptoms and what...

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Our favourite summer holiday memories

From funfairs and candy floss, to fish and chips and sticks of rock on the beach. Some of our most...

Elderly couple using laptop computer at home.

Stay safe and protect yourself online

From social media to online banking, the internet is a fantastic tool. Yet there are risks associated with being online....

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Oak Tree charity football match raises almost £500

Earlier this month, Oak Tree Mobility hosted a charity football match to raise money for a selection of fantastic charities....

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Oak Tree Mobility wins a second Greener Path Award

Oak Tree Mobility has been awarded an ACM Environmental Greener Path Award for the second year running for its efforts...

Stroke Awareness Month

Do you know the common signs of a stroke?

Strokes are a serious medical condition. However, knowing the signs and symptoms to look out for can increase your chance...

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May Day traditions from around the world

The history of May Day dates back thousands of years, but the UK isn't the only country that celebrates the...

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What is Parkinson’s?

Parkinson's disease affects thousands of people in the UK, but could you recognise the most common symptoms of the condition?

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What are you looking forward to this spring?

Spring is the season of new beginnings, milder weather, and lighter evenings. We asked you what you are most looking...

Sleeping tips

Our top tips for a good night’s sleep

British Summer Time is almost here - will it have an impact on your sleeping pattern?

Reading

Could reading improve your wellbeing?

Many of us enjoy sitting back and relaxing with a good book, but did you know that reading could also...

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5 Top Tips on Staying Independent in Your Own Home

Whilst we all value our own independence, some of us face circumstances out of our control which limit our mobility,...

Oak Tree occupational therapist

How the Oak Tree Mobility range can help with Osteoarthritis

Occupational therapist Samantha Shann works with Oak Tree Mobility to support and train our staff and customers. Samantha often helps...

Oak Tree rise and recline chairs.

Chair Price Guide: Why you won’t find prices on our website

Many customers visiting our website for the first time might wonder why we don't list prices next to our products....

Bicep curls for the elderly.

Stay Active: Chair Exercises To Maintain Your Mobility

Many of us encounter mobility problems as we age and find that exercising can be tricky. Our personal trainer has...

Oak Tree rise and recline chairs.

How to order your Oak Tree chair

Here at Oak Tree Mobility we want to make the ordering process as simple as possible for our customers. Find...

Neck stretch for the elderly.

Stay Active: Mobility Exercises You Can Try At Home

As we get older it's important to make time for exercise in order to help maintain mobility, boost circulation and...

Oak Tree Oak collection rise and recline chairs.

Why All of Our Chairs Are Handmade in Britain For You

From the first inception of Oak Tree Mobility, it was important for us that customers were able to recognise that...

Oak Tree adjustable bed.

How Adjustable Beds Help with Mobility Problems

Adjustable beds come with a wide range of benefits, from giving you the ability to sit up in bed, read...

AN elderly lady enjoying her rise and recline chair.

How to choose your rise and recline chair

Many people with mobility problems find that having a chair that supports them makes life easier and much more comfortable....

Woman enjoying a bath with an Oak Tree bath lift.

Everything you need to know about our bath lifts

If you are finding it difficult to get in and out of the bath but cannot face the expense or...

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5 Reasons Why Oak Tree Mobility Are Different

Nothing makes us happier than hearing from a customer whose life has been radically transformed by one of our products,...

A group of elderly people enjoying an exercise class while being able to be seated.

4 Ways to Keep Fit Without Leaving Your Mobility Chair

The physical and mental health benefits of regular exercise are well publicised but did you know, there are exercise routines...

Elderly arthritis hands.

Relieve Arthritic Pain with a Rise and Recline Chair

Have you had enough of joint pain and discomfort caused by arthritis? An occupational-therapist approved rise and recline chair from...

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Improve Poor Circulation with Mobility Furniture

If you suffer from poor circulation and often find yourself with painful, swollen legs and ankles, an occupational-therapist approved mobility...

Oak tree mobility is a dementia friendly company.

The UK’s First Dementia Friendly Mobility Company

Oak Tree Mobility is the UK’s first dementia friendly mobility company, and our staff are now trained to understand dementia...

Oak tree is disability confident and committed.

Oak Tree Mobility is Now Disability Confident

Oak Tree Mobility has now joined the Disability Confident scheme and we are continuing to remove barriers in the recruitment...

Mr Groger oak tree customer case study.

How Mr Groger relieved pain in his legs with an Oak Tree rise and recline chair

Mr Groger uses his Oak Tree rise and recline chair to help relieve pain in his legs.

Mr Andrews oak tree case study.

Mr Andrews shares his story

Mr Andrews' rise and recline chair has helped him to sit and stand with ease again.

Country home.

Could a Stairlift Prevent You From Having to Move House?

As you get older, taking the stairs can begin to present real problems and could even leave you facing a...

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Happy Customers Poem

One of our customers sent us in this brilliant poem! We absolutely love it...what do you think?

The Cotswolds.

The Cotswolds

Come and bask in Britain’s glorious heartland with its Its rolling hills and grassland harbour thatched medieval villages, churches and...

Our oak tree competition winner.

Competition Winner

In the autumn edition of our customer magazine – the Oak Tree Magazine – we offered our readers the chance...

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Mrs Atkins shares her story

Mrs Atkins enjoys knitting in her Oak Tree rise and recline chair, which has also helped her sleep better at...

Mrs Lewis oak tree case study.

Mrs Lewis shares her story

Mrs Lewis was bought her Oak Tree rise and recline chair as a present, and she absolutely loves it!

Elderly woman sleeping on a bed.

Tips for Choosing How to Buy an Adjustable Bed

Are you feeling confused about what is the best adjustable bed for you or your loved one? Use these helpful...

Woman sitting on an Oak Tree rise and recline chair.

Help Relieve the Symptoms of Arthritis With a Rise and Recline Chair

You likely know that arthritis is a disease endured by thousands of people in the UK every day. But did...