A child with significant scoliosis and no head control required a headrest on her shower chair, which could be off-set to the side to support her head.
The client requires a step with an integrated hand rail to enable them to get out of the shower. This was constructed from wood.
Jacob could not stand at the bathrrom basin to wash
This project provided a chair for him to sit on at the basin
A young man with severe cerebral palsy and spasms was being lifted by his parents into and out of a Leckey bath chair for bathing, affecting their backs. The usual solutions of a wheeled hoist or overhead rail were not suitable. A sliding seat was made that allowed the wheeled hoist to be used outside the bath and the seat then slid over the bath.
The client is having increasing difficulty removing her window net curtains for washing and subsequently re-fitting them. Balancing on an unstable chair is no longer an option. A simple cord system allows her to easily raise and lower them when needed.
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 0
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 […]
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 […]