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#1 nayjay

Posted 20 December 2012 - 12:27 PM

With Christmas fast approaching I am fast running out of ideas for my Dad. He is in a wheelchair most of the time as he had a leg amputated about 4 years ago.
Does anyone know of something funky that could go on a wheelchair and wouldn't get in the way, etc?

#2 ~mimo~

Posted 20 December 2012 - 01:52 PM

Try calling the disability assoc in your state for ideas?

Being Christmas he could bling it up with tinsel etc if he is going out.

#3 Gudrun

Posted 20 December 2012 - 07:00 PM

An attachable cup/stubby holder?

A new cushion cover?

A hat for summer (or slouchy cap for winter) that hangs on one of the handles?    The hat could have some personality added to it (feather, badges, scarf...)

Pocket knife with all the gadgets you could possibly want (eg Swiss army knife) that can hang off the chair?

A pouch type bag that can go on the chair to carry books, magazines, tablet, kindle etc?

A 'book-seat' from Dymocks?   Has a loop that can hang off the chair. Suitable for books and other devices.

Mobile phone and/or remote pouch?

Edited by Gudrun, 20 December 2012 - 07:01 PM.

#4 snuffles

Posted 20 December 2012 - 07:04 PM

If he goes out in it, a tall flag to put on the back so he is easier to see from an 'walking adult' perspective.  

A horn!  LOL

Maybe a musical horn.

I didn't even think of wheelchair accessories and I have a good friend who is wheelchair/mobility scooter bound most of the time.

#5 nayjay

Posted 21 December 2012 - 06:29 AM

Thank you so much for your replies.  Great ideas.  

Edited by nayjay, 21 December 2012 - 06:30 AM.

#6 adl

Posted 21 December 2012 - 06:42 AM

I haven't seem them in shops here, but I. Asia everyone had clip on fans to prams and chairs....thought a great idea in the heat????

#7 whatnamenow

Posted 21 December 2012 - 06:54 AM

The drink holders you can get to attach to prams attach really well to wheelchairs.

You can also get umbrella's that attach to wheelchairs in camping stores.

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