Wheelchair cup holder

Project  / Project number: BK2019/075  /  Status:

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The challenge

Tracy needs a cupholder that clips onto the front of her wheelchair armrest, not on the side where it gets broken. The wheelchair manufacturer does not offer this option.

The solution

A simple bracket was made that slips into the front of the armrest using the same fixing as her table. It is even strong enough to hold a full bottle of wine.

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The benefit

Tracy can now whizz around without spilling a drop. As she says: “[my wheelchair] Bob has an awesome cup holder now that has been custom made for him by a wonderful volunteer at a charity called Remap. The cup holder is epic – it attaches facing forwards from the front of the arm. It’s made of steel so it’s damn near indestructible and looks fantastic.”

2 thoughts on "Wheelchair cup holder"

  1. Avatar Kathrine Hutchings says:

    oh wow been looking for something like this! Carrying a hot drink is an accident waiting to happen.

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  2. Avatar Robert Monk says:

    Katherine, it is not clear what you are asking. If you would like one to be made for you, you should contact your local Remap group: https://www.remap.org.uk/contact-remap/ . But bear in mind that suitable commercial ones may be available for your chair and Remap does not make what is commercially available: https://www.remap.org.uk/can-we-help-you/ , so please check first.

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