A simple door can become an obstacle if the one passing through it uses a walker or a wheelchair. The ‘open, pass, close’ steps should be thought about in advance so that you do not get stuck in the process.READ MORE
A curb of only a few centimeters high can provide a real challenge for someone using a rollator. The front wheels will stop against it and you won’t be able to go any further. Your next move will be decisive on how smooth the climbing will go. READ MORE
For a rollator user, sitting down on a chair can be a complicated mission. You might find yourself in this situation a couple of times every day and it is rather important to learn how do it smoothly and safely so that it becomes a simple task.
Standing up smoothly and continuing further with your rollator seems easier than it actually is. The first thing you have to do is to bring the rollator close to your seat so you can easily reach it. Or ask someone to put it in front of your chair.
Setting the right height of your rollator should be one of the first things to consider before you start using the mobility aid. It is important to adjust the handles correctly to ensure good posture while walking.
If you have recently purchased a rollator, make sure you learn to handle it safely. Practicing will give you confidence in walking with it, but there are a few other things you need to consider beforehand.