A man who had polio as a child is now in his 70’s and finds it difficult to climb on to his mobility scooter
Extensions to mobility scooter speed control levers.
The client requires a bracket to hold his crutches, but mounted in front of the seat. The area behind the seat is taken up by a cargo basket.
Existing location of controller … … and required location. New carrier plate and re-used clamping bracket The new arrangement The client’s pedestrian-controlled motorised wheelchair was awkward to manoeuvre in restricted spaces because the rear-mounted controller protruded too far and there was insufficient adjustment in its mounting bracket. A new carrier plate was made to […]
Vivian is dependent on his electric scooter for mobility, but arthritis in his hands meant that he was unable to maintain continuous pressure on the thumb-operated control lever. A gear-change twist grip from a bicycle was modified to remove the 10-position notches and the internal diameter increased to give greater travel on the control wire. […]
A farmer has a spinal injury resulting in central cord syndrome. The panel was asked if it could adapt a golf buggy to steer using a joystick so that he could go around the farm to check his sheep. A scheme was designed for a power operated steering system to the buggy, using a joystick, […]
This thirteen-year old young lady has severe heart and lung problems and requires constant access to oxygen. Pulling a trolley with 10kg cylinder of gas was very tiring, and restricted her from joining in with her peer group. A metal basket, to carry the oxygen bottle, was made and fitted to electric microscooter. The basket […]
This little girl had been unable ever to pedal a bicycle or tricycle. She had an electric powered bike but, as she had never been able to learn to ride a bicycle, stabilisers were required. Modifications to the throttle and brake controls were needed to suit the client’s small size. The stabilisers had to be […]
The client was unable to operate the hand controls on her scooter due to severe arthritis, nor could she turn her head to look left or right, e.g to cross a road. The control difficulty was solved by interchanging the left and right hand functions. The inability to look to the left and the right […]