Transit wheelchairs provide a simple and safe solution for short journeys and transportation of individuals with mobility issues. In this article we’ll explain:
– What a transit wheelchair is
– How to choose the best transit wheelchair
– Whether a transport wheelchair is best suited to you
If you’re considering purchasing a transit wheelchair, here we’ll explain which type of person they are best suited to, how they can benefit you and how to choose the right model for your needs.
Here is a short video with tips on buying a lightweight wheelchair.
A transit wheelchair is a special type of wheelchair with small wheels, making them easier to manoeuvre. They are also known as transport wheelchairs and transit chairs. They are best used for quick, easy and safe transportation of elderly or disabled people between locations.
There are advantages both for carers and wheelchair users, as maximised comfort and safety plus lighter weight and ease of control makes them a great option for everyday use.
Transit wheelchairs are generally considered as a temporary, short-term or low use option. They are not suitable for rough terrain, long journeys or extended outdoor use. They also need to be pushed by an assistant or carer. Transit wheelchairs are ideal for:
– Days out and day trips
– Use on holiday
– Help getting in and out of the house or to and from vehicles
– Short trips to the shops
– Assistance when attending hospital or medical appointments
– The elderly, infirm or disabled
– Low-level mobility issues
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