AAT GB offers a universal approach to safe transfer for changing accessibility needs
Stairclimber specialist AAT GB has designed a bespoke solution to enable customers with changing accessibility needs to safely transfer without requiring a change of equipment and all its associated disruption and cost.
The Universal Back is mechanically mounted onto the AAT Smax or Sella stairclimbers, and forms an integral part of the unit, rather than being strapped to it, according to the manufacturer.
The adjustability of the Universal Back means that one accessory ensures any passenger can be safely transferred up and down stairs, be they the smallest child through to a bariatric adult.
According to AAT GB, the adjustability goes beyond accommodating size. It can be precisely adjusted for lateral and vertical, forward and backward support, and even accommodate thoracic asymmetry. Harnessing provides further support if necessary.
The flexibility of the Universal Back means that when added to an AAT stairclimber, the stairclimber can be re-issued to any user, young or old, large or small, without the need to specify alternative and additional accessories. Delivery of a safe, appropriate transfer solution is expediated.
AAT is the only national provider of stairclimbers and support equipment. Its powered mobility stairclimbers are a slimline wheelchair with battery powerpack, that smoothly and safely propels the passenger up and down stairs using advanced kinematics, with minimal effort from the operator.
The manufacturer states that it nationwide team of specialists can work alongside the occupational therapist to carry out assessments – free of charge, and with appropriate health and safety measures – the suitability of a stairclimber for the property, the client, and their carer(s).
It also says that it can manage the whole process, from specification of any additional accessories if needed, supply of the equipment, and training of the carer who will operate the climber, ensuring a correct and safe solution.https://thiis.co.uk/aat-gb-offers-a-universal-approach-to-safe-transfer-for-changing-accessibility-needs/https://i1.wp.com/thiis.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/katie-harries-cropped.jpg?fit=900%2C582&ssl=1https://i1.wp.com/thiis.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/katie-harries-cropped.jpg?resize=150%2C150&ssl=1NewsroomRetailer NewsTrade NewsAAT GB,Accessibility,disabled,stairclimbers,Support,Universal BackStairclimber specialist AAT GB has designed a bespoke solution to enable customers with changing accessibility needs to safely transfer without requiring a change of equipment and all its associated disruption and cost. The Universal Back is mechanically mounted onto the AAT Smax or Sella stairclimbers, and forms an integral part...Liane McIvorLiane McIvorliane@thiis.co.ukAdministratorTHIIS Magazine