Jul 132017
 
BK2017/40 – Fall protection for epileptic

  Toilet and bidetKitchen sinkDesk   The client’s mother required protection around the home against drop seizures of her epileptic child. For the toilet and bidet, closed cell foam protective edge strip (sold for packing of paintings and mirrors) were used. It is designed to absorb knocks, is waterproof and washable. By cutting pieces out […]

 July 13, 2017  Posted by at 11:04 Children's equipment - General Comments Off on BK2017/40 – Fall protection for epileptic
Jul 122017
 
Modified Cot Ends to allow feeding tube between the bars Essexnorth Job 15/1403

Client wanted to be able to pass a child’s feeding tube through the cot ends, this allows the child to turn without getting entangled in the feed tube which is the difficulty if the tube is passed over the cot sides. A small section of the cot side top was removed and a swinging section […]

 July 12, 2017  Posted by at 19:14 Beds and Bed Accessories, Children's equipment - General Comments Off on Modified Cot Ends to allow feeding tube between the bars Essexnorth Job 15/1403
Jul 122017
 
Oxygen cylinder carriers for a specialised wheelchair Essexnorth Job 14/1346

Client needed to use Oxygen via nose tubes at all times , however when the blood oxygen monitor alarm sounded an additional oxygen supply via a face mask was required quickly, this meant that two oxygen cylinders were required to be with the client at all times. Remap Essexnorth designed and made a holding frame  […]

 July 12, 2017  Posted by at 19:06 Children's equipment - General, Children's Equipment - Mobility and Support Comments Off on Oxygen cylinder carriers for a specialised wheelchair Essexnorth Job 14/1346
Jul 122017
 
Adjustable foot rests on school stools Essexnorth Job 12/1230

Client needed an additional footrest on the stools at School to be more comfortable in class.  However different classrooms used similar stools so it was essential that each classroom the client used had the appropriately modified stool. A steel strip with equally spaced fixing holes was welded to the two front legs of the stools, […]

 July 12, 2017  Posted by at 18:32 Chairs and Chair Accessories, Children's equipment - General Comments Off on Adjustable foot rests on school stools Essexnorth Job 12/1230
Feb 192015
 
High chair extended leg platform

The client (2 year old) needed extra leg support on his highchair. A new foot platform was constructed, extending it by 4.5 inches with a non-slip surface. Bristol Panel case ref. 8\14-08

 February 19, 2015  Posted by at 10:44 Children's equipment - General Comments Off on High chair extended leg platform
Feb 192015
 
Special raised baby cot & changing facility

The client has difficulty in bending to change an 8 month old baby and needed the cot raising and also a raised changing surface. The overall solution comprised two elements : 1. A Client modified Cot. The Client provided modification allows easy access to the Cot at mattress level. This has been achieved by cutting […]

 February 19, 2015  Posted by at 10:08 Children's equipment - General Comments Off on Special raised baby cot & changing facility
Feb 172015
 
Special stairgate

  The client was not capable of operating the catches on  a conventional stairgate. A simple gate has been fabricated using a series of wooden slats attached to 2 horizontal elements. The 2 horizontal elements are attached to the wall with hinges which allow the gate to be both lifted and swung. The horizontal elements […]

 February 17, 2015  Posted by at 10:28 Children's equipment - General Comments Off on Special stairgate
Sep 262014
 
Single-handed bicycle brakes

An eight-year-old boy, born with no fingers on his right hand, can ride a bicycle without problems – right up to the point when he needs to apply both brakes at once! Remap engineers designed and fitted this “balance bar” that lets him activate both brakes from a single lever. South Bucks Panel Job BU/2013/014 […]

Apr 282014
 

The client (aged 2 years) sometimes bangs her head without control. She now has a larger cot and the top rails and ends need padding. The padding must stay in place and the straps be tight. The top rails of the cot were covered in 22mm pipe lagging. The ends of the cot were protected […]

 April 28, 2014  Posted by at 12:53 Children's equipment - General Comments Off on Padding for a cot