Mobility Solutions from Rehab Ideas

first_imgMobiliT RoverAs you might imagine, people who use wheelchairs often face challenges when carrying out daily tasks.  Where can they put a backpack or purse?  How can they find a sturdy surface for a laptop without pulling up to a table?  What do they do if they are on vacation and want to explore a beach?Rehab Ideas meets these challenges head-on with their assistive technology devices.  The INDATA team had the pleasure of speaking with them about three of their products, all designed to increase independence.Backpack RetrieverThis device is practical for wheelchair users who need easy access to their bag without just carrying it in their lap.  An electronic arm is installed onto the back of the chair, which you can hang your bag on.  By clicking the button on the armrest, the device will swing around to the front of the chair when you need it, and with another click will retract back.  The Backpack Retriever confines to the size of the wheelchair, so it won’t get in the way or take up room.TrayawayThe Trayaway is perfect for being able to take notes, read a book, work on your laptop, or eat dinner.  A clear surface on top of the tray tilts upward so you can easily lean a book on it for hands-free reading.  When you’re done with the tray, it folds down against the side of the wheelchair.MobiliT RoverThis device offers a new way to experience the beach!  In the photo above, you can see that a power wheelchair actually mounts the Rover and is safely secured in place.  The Rover is then operated by the same controls the wheelchair uses, including front and rear wheel drive.  Now you can roll right over uneven terrain and enjoy several outdoor activities.To learn more, visit Rehab Ideas or call (813) 600-3058.Share this…TwitterFacebookPinterestLinkedInEmailPrint RelatedATU329 – Self Driving WheelchairSeptember 15, 2017In “Assistive Technology Update”ATU333 – Ogo with Brian GallowayOctober 13, 2017In “Assistive Technology Update”Inclusive HalloweenSeptember 3, 2014In “Mobility”last_img read more