A very creative lady with physical challenges makes beautiful cards as a hobby and for sale. However with her disability affects her dexterity and strength. This was making it hard to hold her work down to cut the card straight and place decorations.
Remap Essex central were approached by groups caring for pople with dementia, who wanted a game to occupy people with dementia and provide an assessment of how an individual was deteriorating
A fitted sheet fitter for enabling a person with limited dexterity and strength to fit the last corner of a fitted sheet.
Twin with Cerabral Palsy wanted to use his ‘K’ walker on their 1st seaside holiday on the sand and in the sea.
The client needed a raised platform on her Mini Lift to facilitate transfers several times a day.
An eleven year old boy with sensory processing issues, finds it difficult to remain seated in class. He was rocking his chair back and forth. The school negated this risk, only for him to start throwing his weight sideways, putting him at risk of tipping to the side.
A teenage client with Athetoid Cerebral Palsy, has uncontrolled athetoid movements, and needed to have an adapted seat in order to be able to use the toilet whilst away from home for social outings, and whilst away on holiday.
A client with bi-lateral wrist fractures was unable to turn on the bathroom tap.
Client with Bi-lateral wrist fractures has aching arms when using the laptop, and needed something to support the weight of both plaster casts.
Client with foot neuropathy needed a clear tray on his wheeled walker, so that he could see his feet, thus preventing tripping.
The capability to prepare food is a key marker for an independent life but, unless you are going to live on cold food, that means cooking. What could be easier? A temperature sensor and a relay and some bespoke interfacing. Except – ovens, especially built-in ones, are hostile environments for electronics.
An 8 year old girl with muscle weakness needed help to ride her bike. Modifications to her bike enabled Dad to help her by pushing & steering as required.
The client uses a powered riser-recliner chair and finds the controller confusing, causing her to panic. A cover was made that allows her to use a restricted number of buttons, but still allows her careers full access.
The client fears falling off her stairlift. A safety rail was added to provide the reassurance required.
Lady required automatic robot to safely pour a saucepan of hot liquid from a hotplate into a mug..
The client with motor neuron disease has inadequate strength in his hands to operate his mattress elevator to allow him to get out of bed unaided, or to summon assistance. Foot operated switches were attached to the side of his bed.