Now and then, even the smallest of the small need aids in everyday life. The reputation of those aids is worse than they deserve. With 109 exhibitors the area aids for children is one of the six largest product categories at this year's REHACARE. We had a closer look on what is new in provision of aids for children.
Children with complex disabilities are helped by the TOPPER table covers by the manufacturer Nicky Line Design in improving their communication skills. The three basic themes action-reaction, Bon Appetit and Communicator can be combined upon request.
The Ultima metal bath chair by Columbia Medical has a head, torso and calf support in sitting or lying position. In addition, he is fully in the trend of bath seats for children with the adjustable back and leg rests.
With an entry height of just 30 centimeters the infant care bed TOM by SAVI GmbH Reha Solutions allows even younger children to climb in. Both head and foot rest can be similarly adjusted electronically with a remote control, like in a hospital bed.
More than just a chair: The Gravity Chair of the company Rehanorm from Bingen stabilises the seating position of the child due to the low center of gravity and the narrow body guide. Particularly patients who were previously only supported in cradles can now slowly be accustomed to the sitting position.
The training robot LIW GO Walker of LIW Care Technology Sp. z o.o facilitates toddlers learning to walk.
The modular seat upholstery of the seat MPS Special Tomato allows it to grow with the young users. The innovation from Global Carehab can be attached securely to standard chairs.
With its 20-inch front wheel the Crazy Horse Active Power by A2J GmbH gives almost every wheelchair off-road capabilities. On the right or left side a parking brake can be attached for maximum safety of the kids.
The particular shape of the Postura Balance headrest ensures that the upper body straightens automatically. The innovation of KID (Z) & CO mobility thus ensures a more relaxed sitting position.
Unlike other trikes, the Gecko FXS by HP Velotechnik can be adjusted to body sizes from 1.20 to 1.80 meters with just a few quick steps. The seat grows with the driver. The offsetting, both in height and in width, prevents slipping of adolescents.
Using the adjustable backrest and the foot piece which can be applied to the Omega seating system by Kirton Healthcare Group Limited, the system can be adjusted to the optimal location of even the smallest users.