First time mum found it difficult to change a dirty nappy with limited use of her right hand. Her wriggly baby was forever putting his foot in the wrong place!
Following making game consoles for people with disabilities (see other project on Makeability) Essex Central group were requested to make a similar console for blind or partially sighted people by the Essex branch of the charity Deafblind UK. This game console meets that need.
Alternative to aluminium elbow crutch for young active user.
A child of 4 years with CP and with limited sight required equipment to help with mobility in preparation for school.
Parallel bars to assist a child with mobility issues.
The Client was a lady, registered blind. She was finding that the shocks that occurred when she hit an obstacle with her white stick were hurting her wrists. The request was for some form of cushioning feature.
Drum kit modification to allow the high hat and bass drum, normally operated by foot pedal, to be operated by hand.
The Occupational Therapist contacted us saying: “Somebody from Remap previously made a fantastic stand to attach this child’s overnight tube feed to his profiling bed. This attached into the existing socket on the bed-frame at the head end of the bed (please see photo). Unfortunately he has started pulling on the tubes when it is […]
A child with significant scoliosis and no head control required a headrest on her shower chair, which could be off-set to the side to support her head.
The 4 year old client needs a ventilator at all times and for trips outside the home, the trolley which they had been supplied with could not carry all the required equipment
This trolley allows a standard wheelchair to go off road to provide a child access to the beach for the first time.
Using the gas cooker, whilst seated in powered wheelchair. Client has burned herself burned /scalded herself moving the pots on the gas cooker.
Client can position wheelchair comfortably up to and underneath the gas cooker, she has some weakness in her hands which may have contributed to her difficulties moving the pots
A Coat Dressing Aid to enable a man with MND to be able to put on an overcoat without assistance from others. He places his arms into the coat at low level when it is hanging on a bar. He then uses a radio remote controller […]
Brian is a wheel chair user and regular bass guitar player for many years. The weight of the guitar was beginning to cause stress issues around his neck via the guitar strap. The simple solution involves a rotating support for the guitar.
A very active 8 year old girl with CP finds riding a tricycle difficult due to her left ankle extending and her foot hitting the ground. An ankle brace has been designed and is now in regular use to prevent foot drop. The brace has also provided an added, unexpected benefit to aid walking
The client needed special foot support for this chair. A hingeable flap was added.