Using stairs

 

Portable half step

This is a portable, lightweight, foldable able half step which helps the client to climb stairs at any location

Grab Rails for a double amputee

The Client , a lady, had lost both hands and feet due to sepsis. A stairlift had been installed in her house but there were two small steps to be negotiated dor which she required assistance.

Stairgates

Rails at top of stairs … … and with board in place Bottom of stairs A mother of three autistic children requires robust gates at the top and bottom of her stairs to prevent falls. Standard stairgates for toddlers are not high or strong enough. A pair of rails have been fitted at both the […]

Shopping Hoist

Client had lost the full use of the left side of her body so found it very hard to carry shopping up a short flight of stairs to her flat.  Clambering up was possible but not holding shopping. Stair lift was not possible as the stairs were communal access. A small hand powered hoist was […]

Stairlift Control modifications

The client has minimal hand function as a result of motor neuron desease and finds operating her stairlift controls difficult. A rubber mask was designed to fit over the buttons. Bristol Remap case ref 11\14-08

Leg lifter for independent access to stairlift

    Rosemary from Amersham suffered a stroke and was unable to lift her right leg onto a stairlift footplate or to hold it there while the stairlift was in motion. We designed a leg lifting device with a cushioned bar that rests across her left thigh and another that goes under her right thigh. Rosemary […]

Stairlift lever

A middle aged man was left mentally muddled and with restricted movement after a brain injury. He could only be sat on his stair lift with the foot plate in the up position but then could not lower it when seated. The lever mechanism which is attached to the wall requires a simple pull to […]

Folding handrail/gate

The client is unsteady on her feet and needs a handrail to enable her to reach her conservatory. This must fold away to allow access down some steps to another door. The client is unsteady on her feet and needs a handrail to enable her to reach her conservatory. This must fold away to allow […]

Baby seat for stair lift

The client is a wheelchair user and needed a modification to her chair lift to enable her to transport her baby up and down stairs. The limited space available at top and bottom of the stairs meant that the baby carrier would have to swing well away from the principal chair to allow mother to […]