With so many power wheelchairs available today, choosing the right electric wheelchair for you may seem difficult. In the simplest of terms, a Power Wheelchair is a base with wheels and motors, with a seat on top, and an electronic controller that is operated using a Joystick on one of the armrests to steer. They are operated by rechargeable batteries. If you require mobility assistance getting around in tight corners by just pointing a joystick to take you where you want to go, then a Power Wheelchair may be just perfect for you!
They can offer significantly increased independence thanks to their electric motor and easy to use navigation controls. Below we will explain:
- What a power wheelchair does, and how it could benefit you
- Things to look for when choosing a provider or mobility shop
- How to pick a power chair that suits your needs
Power chairs offer a great way to get about for anyone with mobility issues or disabilities. Her we share tips to help you decide whether a powerchair is right for you, and how to choose a model that best suits your needs.