An additional cross rail for an Arjo “Sara Stedy” sit-to-stand equipment, to help a client who couldn’t reach the full height rail due to the particular chair he has.
A replacement and improved component for a disability adaptation to steady a trombone
A pen-top remover for a jewellery maker who uses paper which she decorates using felt-tip pens. She has reduced strength in her hands due to Rheumatoid arthritis and has great difficulty removing the caps from the pens and glue-stick.
The client had suffered a stroke and was unable to use his arm or leg on the left side of his body. His wife was unable to get him into the shower as it was too narrow for a shower chair to be manoeuvred so the client’s Occupational Therapist contacted us to ask for help.
Improvements to the standard holster for CADD-Legacy 1400 infusion pump for Parkinsons medication
A sliding hand support that enables people with reduced strength to write and draw.
Our client was a teenage girl who was unable to grip a pen due to her disability. The school she attended had a range of felt tip pens and paint brushes varying from 10mm diameter up to 45 mm diameter.
Our client had suffered a stroke and lost the use of his left arm. In addition, he required a 4 wheeled walker to give him stability when he walked. Unfortunately, walkers cannot be operated with only one hand.
A push-button toilet flush provided for a client who had with a great deal of difficulty flushing the toilet due to rheumatism in her hands. This simple solution has removed this challenge from her day-to-day life.
Remap was contacted by a Paediatric Physiotherapist working at the Jarvis Centre in Guildford. They were looking for adaptive sandals for a trike for one of their patients who did not need a specialist trike but his feet kept slipping off the pedal. The physiotherapist had done some preliminary online research and found a DIY solution they thought would work well – I used it as a base for the design, with some improvements.
MK Remap were approached by Redway School in Milton Keynes to see if we could make a powered platform to help children with physical and learning difficulties gain confidence in their mobility. Two powered platforms were made, based on donated unwanted wheelchair chassis, which would allow a child in an ‘activity chair’ to drive and control the platform using simple ‘forwards / backwards / left / right ‘ buttons
The client needed wheelchair access to his garden where commercial ramps were unsuitable. A shallow wooden ramp was made, with adjustable height legs to allow for the uneven ground.
Bespoke bed raisers for a timber bed with particularly large diameter legs.
A simple modification to a flexi-arm tablet computer holder to suit a particular wheelchair table.
The modification of a walker to help an arthritic client unable to apply the brakes.
The client was unable to use her feet to operate the speed controller for her overlocker sewing machine so a hand operated controller was constructed