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Wheelchair casters: Choose the right pair for shower and commode wheelchair

Casters are not just two small wheels in the front but extremely important in allowing the rotation of the wheelchair in all directions. The smooth functioning of the casters is a result of many small parts like thread guards, bearings, locks etc. How to select the right ones? Let’s find out.   Wheelchair casters play a vital role in the functionality and life of a wheelchair. While selecting a wheelchair, one should look for durability and comfort along with the right pair of casters. When the casters aren’t checked for their quality, the wheelchairs end up with the tag [...]

By | 2018-01-17T18:10:39+00:00 January 10th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

3 Things To Consider While Buying A Shower Wheelchair

Want to take a shower safely while having limited mobility? A shower wheelchair is what you require to take a shower independently and with safety. But there are 3 important questions that you must ask before buying a shower wheelchair. What are they? Let’s go through some key attributes that make a great shower wheelchair.   People with disability need to face the challenges of immobility also with losing dependence to do things their way. That’s why a disabled person misses their freedom the most. But do you know what a disabled person fears the most? No, it’s neither [...]

By | 2018-01-11T15:04:02+00:00 January 9th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Pressure Sores In WheelChair Users: Their Care And Prevention

Wheelchair users often suffer with the problem of pressure sores. They are caused when the blood supply is cut off from a particular area of the skin. If the skin is under pressure because of continuous sitting on the wheelchair in one specific position, it results into such sores. It might result into severe consequences with respect to hygiene and health. How can a shower and commode wheelchair ease this problem for the mobility impaired? Read on to know. Wheelchair users often go through a difficult time with respect to doing their daily activities independently. Apart from that, what [...]

By | 2018-01-08T12:58:48+00:00 January 8th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

How Do People In Wheelchair Take Showers

For most wheelchair users, enjoying a relaxing and refreshing bath tends to become a tedious and a challenging activity more often than not. Apart from the loss of privacy, the risk involved in transfers is quite serious. It seems more of a task instead of a soothing activity.  What can be done to minimize their risk? How can a shower and commode wheelchair help solve the problem? For people who use wheelchairs, using the bathroom without any hassle has long been a challenging task. It can lead to situations that hamper their self-esteem and leads to accidents and injuries [...]

By | 2018-01-08T17:23:58+00:00 December 25th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|2 Comments

The Missing Link in Wheelchair Accessibility: Roll in Showers & Shower Proof Wheelchairs

Most hotels and public places around the world are not wheelchair friendly for travelling. How can Roll-in Showers & Shower Proof Wheelchairs make a difference? A lot of efforts have been taken to build wheelchair accessible platforms at many private and public places recently. However, the availability of wheelchair accessible hotels and roll in showers is scarce which means that individuals with limited mobility can’t be sure of accessing bathrooms while on the go. It discourages to travel. Narrow bathroom doors, kerbs in a bathroom and less manoeuvrability space make it difficult and unsafe for wheelchair users to transfer. [...]

By | 2018-01-08T13:24:49+00:00 November 10th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|2 Comments

Mobility Linked Challenges of Caregivers

The challenges faced by caregivers of mobility impaired have been on the rise for a long time now and are a call for attention. The physical and emotional stresses that caregivers face haven’t acquired much attention as compared to the problems of the wheelchair users. But it’s time to work towards solutions that helps both the patient and the caregiver. While talking about the people who are mobility impaired, we tend to think about all the challenges they face while doing the most mundane things like using a bathroom or going to any public place. Although these are quite [...]

By | 2018-01-08T13:21:17+00:00 November 6th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

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