Help for children with dwarfism at school and home to reach wash basins, toilets and other places.
A child of 4 years with CP and with limited sight required equipment to help with mobility in preparation for school.
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.
A bathroom floor needed to be levelled with a platform / step, in order to allow a child with weak limbs to access the bath.
A five year old girl had inherited the dwarfism gene from her father giving her a reduced stature. She was having difficulty accessing the toilet in the family bathroom because of its height. There were also difficulties related to the dimensions of the bathroom which was not large.
This is a portable, lightweight, foldable able half step which helps the client to climb stairs at any location
A client with MS needed steps to access a swimming pool at a shallow angle.
A child struggled to climb the steep steps into his cabin bed. The steps were made deeper to allow him to get into bed unaided.
The Client , a lady, had lost both hands and feet due to sepsis. A stairlift had been installed in her house but there were two small steps to be negotiated dor which she required assistance.
21-month-old Sebby with achondroplasia (short stature) cannot use standard steps etc to access sinks, toilets and worktops. His mother is having to hold him so that he can wash his hands, etc. and she would like him to be able to do these things safely by himself. 0
A 3 year old with shortened limbs need steps to get ion to the toilet and to use the washbasin.
Bathroom fold-out steps with no alterations or fastenings to existing structure
The client struggles to raise her feet when walking and so was unable to navigate her doorstep to leave the house. The standard Derby half-steps are too deep to sit on the existing doorstep and are also too high for her limited ability to raise her feet. A wooden step was made to fit the […]
Kick step Underside showing operating mechanism Gliding around the kitchen In use as a kickstep Client only has the upper section of both her arms and is very adept with her two split hook prosthesis. There are times however when she finds it easier to manipulate items with her feet while seated. For this, she […]
A 3-year-old child with cerebral palsy is unable to walk unaided. To promote her independence, her mother wishes her to be able to use the wash basin with minimal assistance. She had already bought wooden steps and needed side rails for safety. Height adjustable tubular steel rails were fitted. 0
Finished solution The Threshold step on the client’s front door causes him problems with him getting out of the house in his wheelchair. The ‘ramp’ that the client had improvised was a sort of landing stage to provide a level transfer station on a steeply sloping drive. The left hand picture shows the current improvisation. […]