Oct 132017
 
Modified Cozy Coupe to allow use by growing child Essex North Job

The cient had a rare genetic disorder and was really only happy when he was sitting in his “cozy coupe”. However, as he was outgrowing the  coupe he was having to bend his legs backwards to allow him to use the car. Essex north  adapted the wheels by extending both the front steering wheels and […]

 October 13, 2017  Posted by at 19:41 Children's Equipment - Development and Play Comments Off on Modified Cozy Coupe to allow use by growing child Essex North Job
Oct 132017
 
Xbox Controller Modification Essex North  Job 13/1306

The clients physiotherapist asked Remap to devise a way of preventing the client working the left side buttons with his right hand which he was apt to do but it was preventing correct development of his left hand. Essex North  volunteer added a perspex shield between the buttons preventing the right hand operating the left […]

 October 13, 2017  Posted by at 19:36 Children's Equipment - Development and Play Comments Off on Xbox Controller Modification Essex North Job 13/1306
Oct 052017
 
BK2017/17 – Stiffen suitcase ramp

  Support bracket … … located in place. The client has a high rear doorstep requiring a long 7 foot suitcase ramp.  However it was found to bounce disconcertingly in use. The ideal solution would have been to use the hinge bolts of the ramp to permanently attach legs. The client didn’t want such a […]

 October 5, 2017  Posted by at 11:58 Household and Environmental Fittings Comments Off on BK2017/17 – Stiffen suitcase ramp
Oct 052017
 
BK2017/46 – Sacrificial chewing aid

The client has a compulsion to chew her clothing and needs a replacement sacrificial chew aid. Two fabric slings were modified with quick release snap connectors like the type that are used on ID badge neck straps. The device can be worn around the neck with low risk as the connectors will release if pulled […]

 October 5, 2017  Posted by at 11:37 Personal Care Comments Off on BK2017/46 – Sacrificial chewing aid
Oct 052017
 
BK2008/15 – Vomit detector

The client is unable to reposition herself in bed and is at risk of choking on her own vomit if left unattended. A detector was made using a water detector mounted on a plate and linked to the nurse call pager system. The system activates when a resistance of just over 4 M? is bridged […]

 October 5, 2017  Posted by at 11:24 Personal Care Comments Off on BK2008/15 – Vomit detector
Oct 052017
 
BK2016/53 – Hobby workstation

Drilling the hazel stick Drilling the antler  A finished walking stick The client has suffered a stroke and would like to continue with his hobby of making walking sticks with deer antler handles while seated in his wheelchair and with the use of only one hand. He requires to drill the irregularly shaped hazel sticks […]

 October 5, 2017  Posted by at 10:51 Leisure Activities Comments Off on BK2016/53 – Hobby workstation
Oct 052017
 
BK2017/42C – Modified arm of riser armchair

Existing arm rest New grab rail in position New grab rail The armrest of riser armchair was used heavily during the client’s transition from wheelchair to armchair. He didn’t use the elevate function, but preferred to use his upper body strength to transition. His concern that the armrest lacked a good purchase. The armrest was […]

 October 5, 2017  Posted by at 10:13 Household Equipment Comments Off on BK2017/42C – Modified arm of riser armchair
Oct 052017
 
BK2017/42A – Rotating bed grab handle

Existing arrangement New rotating grab handle The existing commercial bed grab handle did not allow the client to maintain a firm grip as he manoeuvred out of bed into his wheelchair. The new handle clamps to the side rail of the bed and allows limited rotation to ensure the client has a firm grip as […]

 October 5, 2017  Posted by at 09:59 Household Equipment Comments Off on BK2017/42A – Rotating bed grab handle
Oct 052017
 
BK2017/42B – Improved grip for vertical grab poles

The client found that his wet hands slipped on the floor-to-ceiling poles in his bathroom. Both poles were fitted with paracord whipping over double sided carpet tape to provide a secure hold. Berkshire Panel Job BK2017/42B. BerksRemap@gmail.com

 October 5, 2017  Posted by at 09:30 Household Equipment Comments Off on BK2017/42B – Improved grip for vertical grab poles