Well, you have come to the right place, because in this article today I will be discussing why you might need a wheelchair hoist, different NDIS vehicle modification providers in Sydney, the different brands available on the market and the process of getting a custom made wheelchair hoist from Gilani Engineering.
NDIS Vehicle Modifications such as wheelchair hoists are a necessity for wheelchair users as many electric wheelchairs on the market are heavy, bulky and hard to transport. Sure the lightest weight wheelchairs weigh about 25 Kg however, even 5 or 10 Kg can be difficult for some carers to carry. Some people have young and strong children that can carry 25kg easily, however many elderly people live with their elderly spouses who cannot even carry 5 Kg. Overtime, this can cause health problems and injuries if a person constantly struggles with lifting their wheelchair. It is important to consider many different factors when organising the right wheelchair accessible car conversions. The different factors weighing in may include:
With that information, engineers or occupational therapists can find a personalised solution and can have a clearer idea on what disability car conversion suits the individual.
So now who are the best NDIS vehicle modification providers in Sydney?
So what are the steps to find the best wheelchair hoist for your vehicle, wheelchair and your preferences?
Step 1. Consultation
The consultation involves your Occupational Therapist, our engineer and yourself to assess your vehicle and wheelchair to see what needs to be done. Your OT will make recommendations as well. This is the time when you get to have a chat with us and discuss the type of modification you need. You can choose from the TYPE, BRAND and SIZE of your wheelchair hoist.
Step 2. Design
Our engineers will design or make adjustments to the products and create a solution for you. The production team will then order parts and let our sales team know when they are ready for you to come in.
Step 3. Production
Our lovely staff will get in contact with you and organise a time and date when convenient for you to drop the car off at our workshop.
Step 4. Booking
Once the booking is made, you will bring your car in on the delegated date and time and we will commence work on your vehicle.
Step 5. Finalisation
Contact us on 02 8740 8963 to get a free consultation with our Engineers today!
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