Arm support which attaches to back of wheelchair or is positioned on separate stand and supports weight of user's arm in a sling. Sling attaches via metal linkage to an electrically powered lifting mechanism, the height of which is switch operated by opposite hand or body part. Mechanism also incorporates an adjustable angled forearm joint. May facilitate a range of daily activities including office work, eating and drinking and personal care.
The Neater Arm Support is a powered mobile arm support assistive technology. The sling and frame with friction free jointed arm assembly supports the weight of the user's arm, enabling them to move their arm back and forth freely using their own muscle power. The arm supports are designed for clients with a muscle weakness such as dystrophy, SMA or shorter term with MND; and can be used with spinal injury clients, stroke patients and brain injury clients for rehabilitation purposes. The sling is attached via a metal linkage with frictionless joints to an electrically- powered mechanism which lifts it up and down. The user can control the height using a switch that can be operated by the opposite hand or another part of the body. The unique geometry allows a very wide range of movement . In most cases the technology is attached to a powered wheelchair to provide a go anywhere solution, although a portable stand can be supplied with additional power supply as an option.
Assistive Technology manufacturer and retailer who create products for eating for those with disabilities.
Neater Solutions Ltd
12 Burlington Road
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