Stairgate

 

Stairgates

Rails at top of stairs … … and with board in place Bottom of stairs A mother of three autistic children requires robust gates at the top and bottom of her stairs to prevent falls. Standard stairgates for toddlers are not high or strong enough. A pair of rails have been fitted at both the […]

Wide child gate

Client’s child gate Gate installed Unmodified  retractor mechanism … … and after modification. The client is a wheelchair user and needs a child gate to separate the kitchen and dining areas. The opening is wider than the widest commercially available gate. The client purchased a spring-loaded 1.4m wide retractable child gate and wall extension pieces […]

High security child gate

The client is a child with severe autism who ‘escapes’ from his bedroom at night, disturbing the household.  The family have tried stairgates and a high ‘dog gate’ over the bedroom doorway, but he has worked out ways to scale them by building up a pile of blankets etc.  A more secure way to close […]

Adult stair gate

The client is sometimes confused due to medication being taken and needed a stairgate or barrier which could be hinged out of the way when not in use. A hinged barrier was made from wood which could be raised and held with a “detent” pin.

Boy-Proof Secured Safety Gate

This young client had some learning difficulties but was very inquisitive and adept at some tasks, including opening his safety gate. To ensure he is safe in his room at night a standard type of safety gate has been used. However he had learned how to undo the latching system and a more secure arrangement […]

Adult stairgate

  Client is unsteady on his feet and  is concerned he could fall down the stairs at his home while moving along the landing during the night to visit the bathroom.  Because of the limited space, the gate had to be completely removed during the day. A gate was made from a metal child’s stairgate, […]

Stair Gate to Prevent Falls

The client needed a stair gate to prevent them falling down the stairs when they moved about upstairs at night.  With the gate in place the client could move around upstairs without fear of stumbling down the stairs. The gate was constructed from Easyfix aluminium sections and joining pieces.  Piano hinge was used for the […]

Stair gate for wheelchair user

The client uses a wheelchair. The passage from her bedroom to the bathroom crosses the head of the stairs, and the top step is very close, such that a small error in turning the chair out of the bedroom risks a front wheel rolling over the step and the wheelchair tipping over. There was no […]

Safety gate for wheelchair user

The client uses a wheelchair. The passage from her bedroom to the bathroom crosses the head of the stairs, and the top step is very close, such that a small error in turning the chair out of the bedroom risks a front wheel rolling over the step and the wheelchair tipping over. There was no […]

Stair-gate avoiding stair-lift rail

A six-year old who has learning and behavioural problems needed to be prevented from falling on the stairs. Although he can stand, he cannot safely climb stairs. He would pull on a slat type gate and would quickly damage it. A stair-gate shaped to avoid the stair-lift rail, was made of a wooden frame covered […]

Stair gate for child

The client is a seven year old autistic boy who frequently wakes at night and wanders. An existing gate at the top of the stairs was low and there was danger of him toppling over and down the stairs. A higher than standard safety gate was made and fitted. It is secured by a catch […]

Stair gate

Saeed is a young man with a learning disability who was unable to use the stairs safely. A door was made to prevent him getting to them, and was secured with a magnetic catch. The magnet which operated the catch was kept by his mother. When this was placed on the outside of the door […]

Special stair-gate

This tall client is unsteady on his feet and has jerky, involuntary movements. A tall (to chest level) stairgate was requested that would prevent him toppling down the stairs when moving from his bedroom to the bathroom at night. The 1200mm gate was made from plywood and was lightened by cutting out panels with the […]

Safety gate

The client is 18-months old and has many severe disabilities. The kitchen has a very wide opening into the dining room and a gate was required to keep the client safely out of the way when her mother was cooking. A gate based on a level crossing gate was made. When not required it fixes […]

Modified door

A hyperactive little girl needed to be prevented from gaining access to the stairway from her bedroom. The door was modified so that she could be stopped from opening the door but easy access could still be maintained if needed. The girl’s parents now have increased peace of mind. (Stranraer)