General Household Adaptations

 General Adaptations for access:

 

Ramps for Wheelchair & Scooter Access

 

Any change in floor or ground level can prevent independent access in a wheelchair or scooter.

Fortunately, there are a range of wheelchair and scooter ramps available to solve this problem wherever it occurs.

What length ramp do you need?

 

For fixed concrete ramps, Building Regulations would generally suggest a gradient of 1 in 15 (eg: a 5 cm height would require a 75 cm ramp).

However, this is a guideline, and not a legal requirement. If space permits, this is the ideal gradient, but often the height that needs to be bridged is too great to allow such a length, particularly on narrow footpaths etc.

We are happy to discuss your requirements and design a solution that works for you.

 

The following services are also provided.

  • Window openers (manual or electronic).
  • Visual aids/redecoration can help people with sight or cognitive issues.
  • Easy pull plugs and rocker switches for people who have problems gripping or pulling.
  • Ramps for wheelchairs, platforms.
  • Grab rails or handrails along paths, corridors or stairs.
  • Widening openings such as doorways, replacing normal doors for sliding or folding doors.
General Household Adaptations
General Household Adaptations
General Household Adaptations
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