Shopping

 

Shopping tray

Rania lives alone and has weak muscles, but can push firmly. When shopping, a standard wheelchair tray proved inconvenient. Although a carer could fit the tray to the chair in the morning, Rania could not lift her purchases off the tray nor remove the tray itself on her return home. A special tray and two lightweight […]

Pushchair adaptation for supermarket trolley

This disabled child could not use a shopping trolley child seat. The child’s pushchair needed to be adapted to permit use of a wheelchair user’s trolley. By fitting a suitable (easily removable) adaptor frame any style of supermarket wheelchair trolley could be used. The mother can now do the family shopping with child in full view […]

Oxygen cylinder carrier for wheelchair

The client relies on bottled oxygen. When taken outdoors in her wheelchair she had to securely hold the oxygen cylinder between her legs, resting it on the foot plates of the wheelchair. Two support brackets are held in place on the wheelchair tubulars by lock screws. The brackets do not interfere with the folding of […]

Handlebar for mobility scooter

This blind man wanted a handle to enable him to follow his wife’s electric scooter and sense changes of direction. A socket already existed on the back of the scooter. Into this fitted a square tube and on to this was welded a round tube and handlebar. The square tube is secured with a large pin. […]

Pet carrier for wheelchair

This lady has ME and pressure on her lap causes severe pain. She needed to be able to carry shopping and her small dog on her wheelchair. A tray was made comprising a steel frame and fabric base which is easily removed and folds flat when not in use for storage. This enables her to […]

Bag carrier and trailer hitch for wheelchair

The client, who uses a powered wheelchair, wanted means of carrying and accessing shopping safely on his own. He also wanted to use the chair to move a small trailer around the garden. The chair is very substantial with plenty of load carrying capacity. A pivoted frame, with roller and ball bearings so that the […]

Attachment of shopping trolley to wheelchair

The client’s special wheelchair could not be attached to supermarket disabled shopping trolleys, due to the angled front leg supports.  A U- shaped bracket was made that attached to the existing leg support adjustment mountings and the uprights of the shopping trolley.  The bracket could be fitted in less than 45 seconds. Instead of relying […]