Yeovil & District

To contact Remap Yeovil, call Chris on 01935 424927

 

Coat donning aid

The client needed someone to help him put his jacket as he had difficulty putting his arms into the sleeves.

Urine guard for toilet

A young man with cerebral palsy experiences uncoordinated movements of his upper body; he would like to urinate in the home WC without missing the bowl.

Sock aid for prosthetic limb

The client needed a device to help him put on the special neoprene sock onto his leg to which the prosthetic limb is attached as he had difficulty reaching down.

Kitchen window opener

Most kitchen windows are at the rear of the sink unit and are largely out of reach for many people; our client was one and needed to open the window for ventilation.

Improved shower knob grip

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.

Sewing machine hoist

A lady with arthritis was unable to carry her sewing machine and lift it in and out of her car when she needed to take it to her sewing classes. A lightweight trolley was designed incorporating a hoist that can lift the machine off a table. The trolley is then pushed outside to the car, […]

Mounting block for disabled riders

A branch of the Riding for the Disabled charity needed a wider mounting block to allow two people to help the rider if necessary, instead of only one. The new block was made from marine ply and treated pine, in two parts bolted together for easier transport. The handrail from the old block was re-used. […]

Throwing frame for Eliza

In spite of having cerebral palsy, Eliza is keen on sport and throws discus and clubs competitively.  She represented the south west region at the national Schools Championship in 2012 and won a silver medal in discus. She and her father Jon approached Remap to ask if they could help her progress by making her […]