The standard footrests of John’s showerchair made it difficult to manoeuvre around the narrow doors and landing of his home. More compact custom footrests were made.
The six scollops of the client’s shower control valve knob were too shallow for our client to grip and turn as she has arthritis in her hands.
A replacement easy to press control for the Mountway Neptune bath lift
A 3 year old with shortened limbs need steps to get ion to the toilet and to use the washbasin.
Bathroom fold-out steps with no alterations or fastenings to existing structure
Handle in position. Wooden mould Handle being formed on mould. Finished handle The client has arthritis and finds the hot tap of her kitchen mixer tap very difficult to turn, as it is very smooth. The ideal solution would be to replace the entire mixer with something having lever taps, or at least replace the […]
Straps, cushion and bath Straps, showing press studs A care home has a bath with a moveable base within the bowl of the bath that is used to raise and lower the user into the water. An inflatable shaped cushion is used to support the user. The cushion is attached to the base with suckers […]
The client’s elderly carer was having difficulty in pushing a shower wheelchair over the tray threshold. A ramp was constructed using a skirting wood profile and a piece of aluminium carpet edging strip. Bristol Panel case ref. 6\15-05
Bench with extension pieces fitted Extension pieces with boxwood dowel inserts, grooved to ensure free drainage. Legs with extension pieces fitted, retained with SS screws. The client’s bath transfer bench has adjustable legs to cope with the difference in height between the bath and floor, but this is insufficient for the client’s bath. The two […]
Unmodified Medici bathseat Modified garden seat and SS parts Final modified Medic seat The client is hoisted into her bath and requires a seat to support her while she is showered. The standard bath boards were not suitable for her shape of bath and the Medici seat she was using did not provide the necessary […]
The existing shower with folding seat View showing basic construction Roller bed and seat frame Locking latch & leg support Finished sliding seat (on dummy legs) Installed in the shower cubicle The client has very limited movement in his right leg. A means of aiding his transfer in/out of the shower was required that […]
Bath tap operator Bath plug operator Bath plug operator lower end The client is unable to bend sufficiently to operate the taps and plug while sitting in her bath. A tap operator was made out of 22mm chromed steel pipe with a ring at one end to engage with the lever-operated taps. The operator for […]
The client has a shower chair that she uses to transfer from her living room to her bathroom. She now needs a commode pan fitting underneath this chair. However, there are no runners or sliders to which a pan could be attached. Since the shower chair is frequently sprayed with water, the solution to the […]
Firmer seat needed for commode/shower seat and modifications to the pan holding bracket Construct wooden seat to fit on the shower chair and modify pan bracket
The client has several debilitating conditions including the amputation of her left leg. She is a wheelchair user and needs constant support. She uses a 25 year old Parker bath. She can no longer grip the handles and finds that she slips down the bath. The OT suggested that an extension to the handles would […]
Ann is waiting for two hip replacements and finds stepping up very difficult. A 4″ step is the most she can manage and the tray on her shower is 12″ high. A pair of stacking box steps were made each 4″ high to give access. Handles were provided for ease of moving and were made […]