A very creative lady with physical challenges makes beautiful cards as a hobby and for sale. However with her disability affects her dexterity and strength. This was making it hard to hold her work down to cut the card straight and place decorations.
Provide safe means of carrying a ventilator, two infusion pumps and an oxygen cylinder on a child’s walking aid
A two way stair gate latch was required
This 4 year old child needs a ventilator at all times, connected to a tracheoctomy by a plastic tube. At home the equipment sat on a large trolley, but for trips outside the home, including to nursery most mornings, the mother had to carry the equipment. The trolley which they had been supplied with could not carry all the required equipment […]
Twin with Cerabral Palsy wanted to use his ‘K’ walker on their 1st seaside holiday on the sand and in the sea.
The client had a Stroke, affecting right side of the body. He had bought a static exercise bike, but was unable to use it as his right affected foot turns inwards due to stroke, touching the panel of the bike while he was trying to use it. The client’s daughter found an adaptive pedal online, […]
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 […]
The client needed a raised platform on her Mini Lift to facilitate transfers several times a day.
An eleven year old boy with sensory processing issues, finds it difficult to remain seated in class. He was rocking his chair back and forth. The school negated this risk, only for him to start throwing his weight sideways, putting him at risk of tipping to the side.
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.
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 […]
A child who used a wheeled walker at School for mobility wanted to be able to collect his lunch from the canteen and take it to his table as all classmates do.
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.
An 8 year old girl with muscle weakness needed help to ride her bike. Modifications to her bike enabled Dad to help her by pushing & steering as required.