A modified wheelchair attachment to support a raincover for a child.
Wheelchairs/powerchairs and scooters
A family had rented a house close to their son’s care home to allow them to celebrate Christmas together. A shorter than usual, dismantlable and collapsable ramp was constructed for the job.
A second conversion of a Bradshaw bowling buggy to motorised operation, very similar to first shown at https://www.makeability.org.uk/project/17549/bradshaw-buggy-conversion/
This conversion is ‘cleaner’ and neater and fits the batteries under the seat so the buggy is usable by anybody.
Description : Ear switch as an assistive communication and control device / gaming switch and HCI
Extensions to mobility scooter speed control levers.
Bolton Sailing club is a Sailability centre, which offers sailing for disabled people. Previously, disabled sailors were lifted into their boats on a shore mounted crane, which involved pulling the boat ashore and relaunching with every changeover of sailor.
Remap worked with Jaguar LandRover apprentices to develop a solution.
Remap were contacted by an Occupational Therapist in Salford, whose client used their shower chair to move about at home due to its smaller size in comparison to his wheelchair. The shower chair however has no headrest fitted, which was a particular problem during seizures.
The client’s visual impairment means that he is very suseptible to bright light. The design of his wheelchair means that the usual parasols do not work. A custom tubular steel canopy gives the necessary shade.
Adaption of bowling wheelchair – the Bradshaw Buggy used for green bowling – with electric motor drive
Stable transfer stool enables a girl with the brittle bone disease to use toilet independently.
Custom mount for a wheelchair table
To fit a powerStroll motor unit to fit a Rollz Stroller, so that a lady could push her husband on his stroller.
A method to dispense reward treats to a dog in training.
A client was a lady in a wheelchair and training a new assistance dog. She needed a method to deliver treats to the dog but unable to do so.
The footrests on a wheelchair were too low to use causing the user back pain.
The only way that the chair could be used is by resting feet on the carrying basket, again an uncomfortable situation.
The supplier and wheelchair manufacturers had been contacted and they had no solution.
An electric grabber to replace a “Helping Hand” device for a client with weak hands