Abling the disabled

Published: Thursday 29 February 1996

A device to aid walking, comprising eight wheels for maximum stability, built-in automatic brakes for security and a seat for resting, has been .developed by the Kingswood Supply Company of UK: to assist the elderly and others suffering from restricted mobility. The aid can also be folded up for easy transportion and storage.

The various features include swivel front wheels for manoeuverability, a small basket for belongings and a hidden pocket under the seat ideal for carrying keys, purses or books. Optional accessories include a walking stick and a tray which can be attached to the handles of the device. The aid is available in five sizes to suit users of all ages.

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