Although technological advancements have helped, wheelchair users still face daily obstacles. At Presidential Conversions we value helping our customers obtain more freedom and an easier life. We’ve compiled a quick list of tips for wheelchair users or loved ones to keep in mind.
Invest In A Wheelchair Ramp
Maneuvering a wheelchair on different surfaces can be difficult. Wheelchair ramps allow wheelchair users to have the freedom of mobility without depending on others to help push their chair from surface to surface. They are especially helpful for those who have stairs in the home or on a porch. Ramps come in many forms including portable, home ramps and van ramps. You can view our ramp options here.
Get Familiar With Your Wheelchair’s Needs
Nobody likes to read instructions or sit through a tutorial but it is essential for you to become familiar with your wheelchair. If you are a powered wheelchair user you will need to know what voltage is needed to charge it. This is especially important if you are planning to take any overseas trips as the voltage in other countries may differ. Our Presidential Conversions staff are glad to answer any of your questions and tell you more about our products.
Keep Safety Pins
Safety pins are small, affordable tools that majorly help wheelchair users daily. A top complaint for wheelchair users are the dishevelling of their clothes throughout the day. Safety pins helps keep you shirt from riding up. Larger quilter pins are your best option to carry out this tip.
We hope that these tips help make wheelchair users lives easier. If you have an questions about our products don’t hestiate to give us a call. We look forward to helping you or your loved one.