A soulution to the recurring demand to mount equipment to wheelchairs including Wanzil trend babyy carrier, YEPP child bike seat and a solution for non-child carrying purposes using an offset socket which can be useful for other devices (for example a tray).
Client’s requirement This referral came from a pulmonary rehab OT for a 72 year-old Crone’s sufferer who had complications from medication which resulted in surgery and the occasional need for ambulatory oxygen. The engineer highlighted the limited mobility over rough ground of the small-wheel drag-bag compared to larger-wheel (150mm diameter) shopping trolleys and showed examples […]
Rania lives alone and has weak muscles, but can push firmly. When shopping, a standard wheelchair tray proved inconvenient. Although a carer could fit the tray to the chair in the morning, Rania could not lift her purchases off the tray nor remove the tray itself on her return home. A special tray and two lightweight […]
This disabled child could not use a shopping trolley child seat. The child’s pushchair needed to be adapted to permit use of a wheelchair user’s trolley. By fitting a suitable (easily removable) adaptor frame any style of supermarket wheelchair trolley could be used. The mother can now do the family shopping with child in full view […]
The client relies on bottled oxygen. When taken outdoors in her wheelchair she had to securely hold the oxygen cylinder between her legs, resting it on the foot plates of the wheelchair. Two support brackets are held in place on the wheelchair tubulars by lock screws. The brackets do not interfere with the folding of […]
This blind man wanted a handle to enable him to follow his wife’s electric scooter and sense changes of direction. A socket already existed on the back of the scooter. Into this fitted a square tube and on to this was welded a round tube and handlebar. The square tube is secured with a large pin. […]
This lady has ME and pressure on her lap causes severe pain. She needed to be able to carry shopping and her small dog on her wheelchair. A tray was made comprising a steel frame and fabric base which is easily removed and folds flat when not in use for storage. This enables her to […]
The client’s special wheelchair could not be attached to supermarket disabled shopping trolleys, due to the angled front leg supports. A U- shaped bracket was made that attached to the existing leg support adjustment mountings and the uprights of the shopping trolley. The bracket could be fitted in less than 45 seconds. Instead of relying […]