username
password
 
login panel
 
  NEW SEARCH   NEW SEARCH, STATE - VIC

Click for Printer Friendly Version of this information.
First   Prev Previous page  Next page Next   Last

DISCLAIMER:
Whilst all care is taken to provide accurate information with respect to the item described, the Independent Living Centre (ILC) is not involved in product design or manufacture, and therefore not in a position to guarantee the accuracy of the information provided. Selection of equipment, which is both suitable and appropriate for individual needs remains the responsibility of the person(s) considering requisition, and no responsibility is taken by the ILC for any loss or injury caused through use of the equipment or alleged to have arisen through reliance upon information provided. As information is subject to change any enquiries should be directed to the manufacturer.



Item Details

Colours Little Dipper Wheelchair

ILC Reference NO 43:33:033
Item sourced from ILC VIC database


Main Picture

SHORT DESCRIPTION
A lightweight rigid manual rear wheel drive wheelchair designed for children between the age of 4 to 12. This wheelchair has the ability to be customised and has a variety of accessories to select from. The backrest angle and backrest height is adjustable and has multiaxle wheel positions to accommodate growth. A Growth Kit is also available as an option.

PRICE GUIDE
Refer to supplier details for pricing

FEATURES
Model
One model available

Frame
Rigid
Adjustable for growth
Epoxy coated aluminium
Welded
Rear anti tip wheels optional
Frame protectors optional
Range of colours

Adjustment
Contains an optional Growth Kit with the following items:
Wheelchair frame
Upholstery
Footrest
Rigid backrest
Tools
Can use other removeable wheelchair parts to assemble new wheelchair.

Seat
Slung style
Foam cushions optional. 4 types available varying from 1 to 4 inch (25 - 100mm)
increments in height.
Curve cushion optional
Cushions covered in nylon upholstery. Attached to the seat base with hook and loop
(velcro) strips.
Available in 3 seat widths of 2 inch (50mm) increments.
Available in 4 seat depths of 2 inch (50mm) increments.
Seatbelt optional

Upholstery
Nylon

Backrest
Solid back with tension adjustable straps
Adjustable backrest angle
Height adjustable
Folds down for transport at seat level with a lock located at base of the backrest.
Back lock is optional
Standard model has no push handles
Fixed push handles optional
Quick release push handles optional

Armrests
Standard model has no armrests
Swing away armrests are optional
Bolt on and removeable clothing guards are optional

Legrest
Fixed single legrest unit
Calf strap

Footplates
One piece footboard
Fixed

Wheels
Pneumatic
Quick release wheels
Solid wheels are optional
Two wheel sizes are available with radial spokes.
Spinergy sports wheel optional in one size only.
Twister spoke wheels with a heat treated rim available in two sizes.
Spoke guards optional
Anodised grey pushrims standardly available
Projection, powder, foam and plastic coated pushrims are optional
Multiaxle wheel positions with an amputee setting optional
Wheel camber can be 0 to 12 degrees
Push to lock and scissor wheel locks are standard

Castors
Quick release
Micro castors standard
5 inch solid castors
6 inch pneumatic castors optional
Frog legs optional
Basketball roller optional

Safety and Maintenance
Refer to the supplier and manufacturer manual for maintenance instructions and safety warnings.

Standards
Specific Australian Standard(s) or other Standard(s) may be applicable for materials, manufacturing processes or installation of some types of equipment. Compliance with relevant Standards is indicated by written certification that a product has been tested and assessed as compliant with specific Standards. Purchasers are advised to check with the supplier or manufacturer of this item as to its compliance with relevant Standard (s).

This particular product may or may not be tested to the following standard (s).
Please note that this is not an exhaustive list.
Manual Wheelchair Standards
AS 3693-1989 Wheelchairs-Nomenclature, terms and definitions
AS 3695-1992 Wheelchairs-Product Requirements
AS3695-1992/Amendment 1-1998 Wheelchairs-Product Requirements.
AS3696.1-1990 Determination of static stability.
AS3696.3-1990 Determination of efficiency of brakes.
AS3696.5-1989 Determination of overall dimensions, mass and turning space.
AS3696.5-1989/Amendment1-1990 Wheelchairs-Determination of overall dimensions, mass and turning space.
AS/NZS 3696.8-1998 Requirements and test methods for static, impact and fatigue strengths.

Warranty
Lifetime warranty on all rigid parts


CONSIDERATIONS FOR USE
The Growth Kit allows the wheelchair to change in size to accommodate any growth of the user. This can be ordered at the time of purchase or when an updated wheelchair is required.
Can use removeable parts such wheels, castors, armrests and footplates to assemble updated wheelchair.


MODELS/STYLES
Growth Kit
Little Dipper


Supplier Information - click to supplier for contacts details
THE NORTHCOTT SOCIETY,   NORTH PARRAMATTA, NSW

Additional /images
No additional /images apply to this item

First   Prev Previous page  Next page Next   Last

page spacer