use wheelchair Scooters?
next step in the advancement of mobility aids. The name wheelchair
scooters is self descriptive of what they are. In other
words they can be described as automobiles used by differently
of Scooter wheelchair :
Scooters are less expensive than electric wheelchairs. Lighter
when compared to electric wheelchairs.
Can be used in a variety of terrains.
Suits both indoor and outdoor use.
Control system is not as sophisticated as in a electric
to be examined before choosing a scooter:
Scooter users are mostly people with milder physical
Good upper limb strength is necessary.
Good Visual abilities
Healthy Mental state
Upright Sitting posture is necessary.
scooters users are mostly people who can walk but not for
long, work place / home accessibility is not considered here.
For the same reason, Sensory problems are also ignored.
There are n numbers of designs available in the market. Before
choosing one, try the equipment in and out for your comfort
and life style. Try as many brands and models as possible
so that you wont miss out on features and price. Do
not compromise on vital needs. Some companies provide trial
at your place. Utilize the offer and make sure the scooter
is well suited one for you.
Check for the battery back-up between charges. See if it suits
your travel distance. Find out if the spares are available
easily. Check if the product comes with a warranty and a good
after sales service & support
Some scooters come with sidecars. Accessories like crutch,
cane holders are also available. Speed control systems are
also available. Other features like, front/rear lights, horns
and other accessories may increase the cost of the scooter
and decrease the battery life.