Device to Prevent to Leave Wheelchair Breakes Unapplication
The one of the main cause of elderly disabled person's falling is unapplication of wheelchair brakes while transferring from wheelchair to other equipment. This device prevents these accidents. It ensures that the patient cannot stand up without applying the brakes. The brake lever is in front of the patient and to stand up from the wheelchair, he/she must lift up this lever. In doing so, both side brakes are applied. Additionally, these linkage are independent of wheelchair. It can also be attached to a wheelchair already purchased as a option. It is effective for hemiplegic and demented patients.