A wheelchair is always associated to the disable; although, not always for them at all times. There is no specific record of when the wheel chair was invented; but using of carts for the physically unfit, dates back from the early Egyptians.
Until the nineteenth century, handicap wheelchairs made of wood were pushed from behind. Imagine having two people involved in a situation; one handicapped, and one behind in charge of the chair's mobility. The latter is set sedentary, unable to do other things.
In 1554, wheelchair came about to be used officially during the wedding of King Phillip II of Spain with one of his wives, Mary Tudor, and later Phillip's profile being on a cushioned seat, painted in canvass showed to have been the first monarch in wheelchair.
U. S. President, Franklin Delano Roosevelt was an exemplary person who used the handicap wheelchair in his entire term of office from 1933 up to his death in 1945. As tribute to FDR, former President Bill Clinton in January 5, 200l depicted a statue of him in wheelchair at the Franklin D. Roosevelt Memorial in Washington, DC, symbolizing worldwide triumph of disabled people. Not only will the tribute to FDR inspire physically unfit people; but to all, generally.
Wheelchairs today are more based on those built by Harry Jennings in 1932 for his friend Herbert Everest, a paraplegia victim. However, it is not enough for the wheelchair alone to be on hand for a lengthy or life-long series disability. A backup chairlift serves more important.
In order to equip the handicap with better freedom in mobility, a wheelchair lift is part of the developing processes in new innovations. Chairs carrying the handicap are propelled around ramps, stairways, private cars and vans, commuters’ vehicles, airplanes, and elevators in malls and department stores.
The Advantages of the Handicap Wheelchair lift
1. Allows for convenient transport of wheelchair either manual or electric
2. Saves manning, time, and effort
3. Offers security and independence
4. Provides comfort and peace of mind to family members and caretakers.
5. Probable chances to get employment or could cater home-based business for advanced and expanded use varieties.
6. Makes a disable person happier and stress free.
There are chairs airlifted that open advantages in getting items out of reach inside the home. Any senior citizen disabled by age, or by ailment will independently get things he needs by himself if his chair is uplifted. It offers more convenience adding to propelling capabilities.
Kinds of barrier-free line wheelchair lifts for achieving the best barrier-free environments are:
(1) the vertical platform lift,
(2) the inclined platform lift,
(3) low-rise commercial elevator,
(4) residential home elevators, and other equipments for the handicaps.
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