Tag Archives: Assistive Device

Fitness Made Easy

Fitness Made Easy.  As I write this article, it is International Disability Day and I’m at our Mobility Solutions stand at Durban Deep Expo at the City Hall.  The theme at our stand this year is Active Health, which, as you probably know, is the health and wellness side of our disability division.  On show […]

The Day I Stood Up

The Day I Stood Up.  Hi everyone, my name is Dean Shand.  I’m a C4/5 Quadriplegic and I live at Ashley Village in Pinetown. When Mike and Lorraine from Mobility Solutions asked me to be their ‘model’ for a photo-shoot showing how easy it was to live life using a stand up electric wheelchair, I […]

Assistive Devices

Assistive Devices. Last time we looked at assistive devices for toilets and bathrooms and we’re going to carry on this theme and look at some of the assistive devices for the home and individual. In South Africa we really have a limited selection compared to what you see overseas. We were blown away by the […]

Grabrails & Doglegs

Grabrails & Doglegs.  Let’s look at a couple of assistive devices for toilets & bathrooms. The two pics below show how easy it can be for mobility impaired persons to transfer quickly and easily using the right equipment. The picture of the toilet and basin is courtesy of QASA and this shows the correct heights […]