How To Get Wheelchair Up Steps/stairs?
Posted 17 April 2008 - 01:24 PM
I have a tilite aero rigid frame chair. Im a t4 and I manually can get out my chair and transfer up steps. Can anyone tell me how to take my wheelchair up with me? I hate having to ask an AB to bring it up.
Please Help Me
Posted 23 May 2008 - 10:11 PM
Posted 24 May 2008 - 01:06 AM
Posted 09 June 2008 - 03:55 AM
if your unable to do it like he described then just scoot up on like your doing already but before ya leave your chair down below tie a string, rope, what ever it takes to your chair and then when you get to the top of the stairs you can pull it up to you. same goes for when it is time to get down the stairs if there are to many or it is to steep to do a wheelie down, Just tie the string to it and lower it down one step at a time while your still at the top.
That was going to be my suggestion. I do something along that line when working in the yard. I put all my stuff in a wagon and instead of trying to push or pull it across a bumpy yard I tie a rope to the handle. Then either throw the bundle of rope where I am going or tie it to the back of my chair and let it unwind until I get where I am going. Then I reel the wagon in by pulling the rope. Works well when trying to move heavy items like several bags of mulch or dirt.
Now why did you move to a new house where your room would be on the 2nd floor?