Jul 052018
 
BK2018/47 – Feeding pump support bracket

Cot before the modification A young autistic child requires feeding from a feeding pump through a tube directly into his stomach overnight. He plays with the pump settings resulting in his feed being interrupted and possible hypoglycaema. A means of restricting access to the pump is required within the limited range imposed by the length […]

 Jul 5, 2018  Posted by at 11:27 Children's equipment - General Comments Off on BK2018/47 – Feeding pump support bracket
Feb 252018
 
BK2018/19 - Stairgates

  Rails at top of stairs … … and with board in place Bottom of stairs A mother of three autistic children requires robust gates at the top and bottom of her stairs to prevent falls. Standard stairgates for toddlers are not high or strong enough. A pair of rails have been fitted at both […]

 Feb 25, 2018  Posted by at 12:43 Children's equipment - General Comments Off on BK2018/19 – Stairgates
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 […]

 Jul 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 […]

 Jul 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  […]

 Jul 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, […]

 Jul 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
 
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 […]

 Feb 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 […]

 Feb 17, 2015  Posted by at 10:28 Children's equipment - General Comments Off on Special stairgate