Jun 162017
Frame in use

A special needs school required a mobile outdoor stand onto which various items could be hung to provide visual and tactile stimulation to the children.

A simple free-standing pergola-like frame on castors was made.

Similar indoor frames have also been made.



Berkshire Panel Job BK2017/31.


 June 16, 2017  Posted by at 09:01 Uncategorized Comments Off on BK2017/31 – Activity stand
Jun 102017
combined buggies2 
both bkts2
The client uses a DoBuggy disabled buggy for her elder child and wishes have the means to take her younger child out with her.

The client bought a BuggyPod clip-on buggy which is designed to clip on the side of most buggies with universal quick-release connecting brackets.  However, because of the design of the disabled buggy, the standard brackets did not allow it to fold up.

Additional brackets were made to allow the BuggyPod to be connected and disconnected easily using its standard brackets, and the DoBuggy to be folded as usual.

Berkshire Panel Job BK2017/07.


 June 10, 2017  Posted by at 10:01 Children's Equipment - Mobility and Support Comments Off on BK2017/07 – Tandem disabled buggy
Jun 082017
Existing arrgt Existing location of controller …
Reqd arrgt  … and required location.
Bracket New carrier plate and re-used clamping bracket
New bkt installed The new arrangement
The client’s pedestrian-controlled motorised wheelchair was awkward to manoeuvre in restricted spaces because the rear-mounted controller protruded too far and there was insufficient adjustment in its mounting bracket.

A new carrier plate was made to fit the existing clamping bracket. The new location is much more convenient.

Berkshire Panel Job BK2017/39.


 June 8, 2017  Posted by at 08:09 Powered Wheelchairs, Scooters and Buggies Comments Off on BK2017/39 – Move wheelchair controller
Jun 022017

Extended foot

The client struggles to raise her feet when walking and so was unable to navigate her doorstep to leave the house.  The standard Derby half-steps are too deep to sit on the existing doorstep and are also too high for her limited ability to raise her feet.

A wooden step was made to fit the existing doorstep and two half-steps modified to create in effect a 2/3 step and a 1/3 step.

The client can now leave her house.

Berkshire Panel Job BK2017/25.


 June 2, 2017  Posted by at 08:55 Household and Environmental Fittings Comments Off on BK2017/25 – Modified Derby half-steps