The Client was a lady, registered blind. She was finding that the shocks that occurred when she hit an obstacle with her white stick were hurting her wrists. The request was for some form of cushioning feature.
Drum kit modification to allow the high hat and bass drum, normally operated by foot pedal, to be operated by hand.
A fitted sheet fitter for enabling a person with limited dexterity and strength to fit the last corner of a fitted sheet.
Washing Machine Door Adaption
Philippa is unable to tolerate pressure in the palms of her hands, making it difficult to hold or grip cutlery. Off-the-shelf equipment does not offer a suitable solution. The OT had made a cutlery holder that fits around the back of the hand, using thermoplastic splinting material, and the client’s special melamine-handled fork and spoon […]
One hand operated Knitting Aid built for a stroke patient
A child struggling to transfer safely into her wheelchair, required a T-shaped step, to fit between the wheels of her wheelchair, and provide a large enough platform for her to turn round on.
The client had trouble opening windows in her kitchen due to height / mobility issues. She also had psoriasis which made gripping any kind of implement a struggle due to dry skin.
A teenage client with Athetoid Cerebral Palsy, has uncontrolled athetoid movements, and needed to have an adapted seat in order to be able to use the toilet whilst away from home for social outings, and whilst away on holiday.
A client with bi-lateral wrist fractures was unable to turn on the bathroom tap.
The client had had recent surgery, preventing him from being able to transfer independently by standing following a surgery. This meant that he was having to be lifted by mum or hoisted at school. School had tried to use a Molift lifter which would be ideal has it would enable him to continue standing, but […]
Client with foot neuropathy needed a clear tray on his wheeled walker, so that he could see his feet, thus preventing tripping.
The client uses a standing frame at school; but as she uses it, she twists her trunk. The Physio was keen to try and prevent her being able to twist so much by adding taller elbow blocks. The School Physio asked us to provide a foam covered extension piece to fit under the elbow block […]
The child was too large for the existing changing unit, but the available space was very limited, and a larger unit would not fit in the available space. Extending the existing unit was the only option.
A hand guard to prevent the client’s right hand from slipping off the wheelchair arm rest and bumping against the wheelchair tyre was required.
Parents of a child who is fed intravenously needed the doors of her specialist cot to be held open whilst they were changing feed / fluid bags etc.