The client wishes to be able to take a folding bike in his car boot, but is finding it harder to fold it up and load into the car. A stand was made to hold the bike while it was being folded.
A young man with severe cerebral palsy and spasms was being lifted by his parents into and out of a Leckey bath chair for bathing, affecting their backs. The usual solutions of a wheeled hoist or overhead rail were not suitable. A sliding seat was made that allowed the wheeled hoist to be used outside the bath and the seat then slid over the bath.
The client needed arm support when seated. A standard dining chair was converted with a table rest.
Malcom would love to go fishing again and he has a fishing cart to carry all his gear but he needs to sit down often when he pushes it to the lake. I made him a folding seat that is easy to fold down so he can rest at regular intervals.
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.
Modifications to a standard Invacare headrest to make it more comfortable for a wheelchair user with MS.
Flip up/down bag carrier for the front of a wheelchair
The limited adjustment of the client’s wheelchair footsupports meant that his feet were not supported comfortably. Longer cushions were added to the footplates to provide the required support.
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.
A child with spina bifida also has difficulties with eye sight and neck pain and he struggles to look down at what he is reading. He finds it much more comfortable to look directly in front of him. He requires a stand for his tablet and his books.
A wheelchair user wishes to return to archery. To avoid the bow clashing with one of the wheelchair wheels, he removes one wheel and supports the chair on a jack. A change of wheelchair means the jack no longer fits his chair. A bracket was made to fix the jack in place to allow one wheel to be removed.
The client’s feet are splayed and this means she cannot position herself far enough forward to safely stand on the platform of her ReTurn7400 sit-to-stand aid. The platform was modified to suit.
Linda is an accomplished singer and pianist and teaches both, so she was deeply affected when treatment for breast cancer left her unable to support her left arm or move it sufficiently to play, even though her fingers were unaffected.
Because of his height, the client finds that the footrest of his riser/recliner chair does not support his feet.
Maria, a resident at the Scope Birchwood residential care home in Chesham, has no significant movement ability and is unable to speak clearly due to cerebral palsy. Wheelchair bound during the day, Maria uses an electronic communication aid to control equipment in her room, including lights, heating and TV; the device can also be used […]
The client is a young boy who is unable to support himself on his legs and uses a Rollator to get about. As part of his therapy, needs to exercise on a treadmill, for which handrails are required to support him. This free-standing design requires no modification to the treadmill and allows it to be […]