Arm support which attaches to back of wheelchair or is positioned on separate stand and supports weight of user's arm in a sling. Sling attaches via metal linkage to an electrically powered lifting mechanism, the height of which is switch operated by opposite hand or body part. Mechanism also incorporates an adjustable angled forearm joint. May facilitate a range of daily activities including office work, eating and drinking and personal care.
Neater Solutions Ltd
12 Burlington Road
The device, which can be attached to the back of a wheelchair, supports the weight of the user's arm in a sling, enabling them to move their arm back and forth freely using their own muscle power.
The sling is attached via a metal linkage with frictionless joints to an electrically- powered mechanism which lifts it up and down. The user can control the height using a switch that can be operated by the opposite hand or another part of the body.
The unique geometry allows a very wide range of movement .
This highly specialised equipment should only be provided following a thorough assessment and recommendation by an occupational therapist or a speech and language therapist trained in their use.
A parent or caregiver should always be nearby when these items are in use, because of the potential risk of choking.
Read about the practical issues to consider when choosing and using children's eating and drinking equipment.
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12 Burlington Road
Supplier details last checked: 05 October 2012
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