Types of equipment are usually better improved with the accessories that come along with them. Accessories not only enhance the features of the equipment making them easier to use, they may also add up to the ease of use, physical appearance and comfortability of users. Wheel chair accessories are also available for wheelchairs and can make life much easier for the disabled individuals confined to their wheelchairs. These accessories range from simple necessities such as gloves for maneuvering manual wheel chairs to a desk under which a wheel chair can roll for easy use. A person will find that this little thing can actually make a difference.
Wheel chair accessories are also customized to cater to the specific needs of the wheelchair users. Like for right or left handed users, a useful wheel chair accessory is the over chair table which can be adjusted for right or left handed users and raises up and down with just one hand. It allows a user to roll a wheel chair up to it similar to a traditional desk and is one wheel chair accessory people can use when a desk is needed. It is lightweight with large casters making its movement easy even when the person is alone.
Another wheel chair accessory some may find useful is a small tote that attaches to the side of the chair, allowing those in the chair to have certain things readily at hand, such as magazines or books, or even the remote control for the television. Add to that a cup holder for coffee cups or beverage bottles and the person is free to roam the house with their needs being met. Since access to certain things is very important in routines of everyday living, this wheelchair accessory would definitely improve a disabled persons quality of life by tending to the specific need of the user.
In the event minor adjustments are necessary, based on user preference and comfort, a small tool kit in a roll up pouch that can be attached to the wheel chair is available. It is a handy wheel chair accessory to have around that keeps the user from the hastle of searching the whole house for the proper tools. Simple adjustments can be made when needed, but major repairs should always be performed by a professional.
Since wheel chair accessories come in various shapes, kinds, and sizes, much of the user’s personal preferences can be catered to. Whether the person uses the wheel chair all the time or only occasionally, there is sure to be a wheel chair accessory that will make its use more comfortable or easier.
For independent minded persons who love to travel to the store and would want a place to put their purchases for transport home, carrying totes for various items are also available that can attach to the back of the seat or to the frame behind the wheel chair.
A strap-on arm tote can attach to the outside of the arm and hold a variety of small items ready for use when needed. There are different designs for this wheel chair accessory but they all have various sized pouches into which items can by stored and ready for use when needed.