Home Accessibility

Home is where your heart is – so these product solutions offer ways to make your favorite environment more convenient, comfortable and safe every day.


Lowe's Accessible Home

Gatehouse Custom Access Ramp System

Gatehouse Custom Access Ramp System

Now you don't have to sacrifice beauty for functional utility. This modular aluminum ramp substructure is designed to be finished with decking, railing and accessories available at Lowe's. The finished result is eye-opening proof that easier access can also be an attractive addition to your home.

http://www.lowes.com/ramps

  • 1-800-GO-LOWES

Harmar Access

Everest Elevator

Everest Elevators

Better Home Access

You want to stay home as long as possible. So our affordable and high quality Everest Elevator series of residential elevators helps you maximize access to your multi-level home while expanding its value. Enjoy a comfortable, quiet ride with easy soft start and stop technology. Harmar quality ensures reliability, safety, energy efficiency, and design innovation to fit your home.

http://www.harmar.com/products/109

  • (800) 833-0478

Harmar Access

Vertical Platform Lift

Vertical Platform Lift

Access Made Easy

Harmar’s all new Residential Vertical Platform Lift is a safe, smooth and economical solution to the barriers that porches and other elevation changes create in and around a home. Designed to be as cost-efficient as possible, models in heights from 4 to 6 feet easily accommodate most residential applications inside or out. And they are virtually maintenance-free.

http://www.harmar.com/products/42

  • (800) 833-0478

Harmar Access

PINNACLE SL600 Stair Lift

PINNACLE SL600

Space-Saver

The most advanced stair lift yet developed for affordable quality, comfort and design. Just 10” wide folded (11" from wall installed), it’s the slimmest, lightest lift available—yet it boasts a 350 lb capacity with a wide, comfortable seat that swivels for easy access. Patented helical gear drive saves energy, makes up to 40 trips even if power goes out.

http://www.harmar.com/products/41

  • (800) 833-0478

Harmar Access

Sierra Inclined Platform Lift

Sierra Inclined Platform Lift

Space Efficient

Unique and innovative, our Sierra Inclined Platform lift is a space-efficient solution to overcoming the obstacles stairs create at home. Both you and your wheelchair or scooter can move up and down a staircase to enjoy your entire home—inside or out. Mounts to stairs, taking just 12” space from wall when folded.

http://www.harmar.com/products/54

  • (800) 833-0478

Harmar Access

Alpine Stair Lift

Alpine Stair Lift

Attractive & Quiet

As beautiful as it is efficient! New Alpine Stair Lift includes the Quiet Drive system with smooth stop and start. Aesthetic track and finished floor mounts integrate with your decor. Folding seat and footrest save space; handy control switch is integrated in armrest. Three models offer options that let you select the capacity, ergonomic seating and upholstery you prefer.

http://www.harmar.com/products/67

  • (800) 833-0478

EZ-ACCESS

PATHWAY 3G Modular Access

PATHWAY 3G Modular Access

  • Because it allows for infinite modular configurations, the PATHWAY 3G can create safe and seamless access for both standard and customized/unique entryways.
  • Three surface options (solid, expanded metal and perforated) are available to meet a range of customer needs.
  • The solid surface features an extruded tread surface with raised ribs for exceptional slip resistance.
  • Expanded metal utilizes diamond-shaped openings to allow multi-directional traction and reduced surface accumulation.

https://www.ezaccess.com/products/pathway-modular-access-system

  • (800) 451-1903

AlumiRamp, Inc.

Armada Ramp

Armada Ramp

  • The modular, anodized aluminum Armada ramp system is designed to offer plenty of flexibility to accommodate the wide-ranging needs of customers.
  • 4', 5', 6' and 8' ramp lengths and 36" widths are stocked as standard, custom ramp lengths and widths are also available to order as needed.
  • A knurled, slip-resistant ramp surface and handrails are among the Armada’s safety-minded features.
  • The system can accommodate up to 750 lbs.
  • Contact AlumiRamp regarding special customer needs, ramp designs, terrains, rises, measurements, etc.

http://www.alumiramp.com/pages/armada.html

  • (800) 800-3864

Columbia Medical

Omni Rolling Chairs

Omni Rolling Chairs

  • Versatility is the theme of the Omni series of rolling chairs.
  • With stainless steel and aluminum frames, the Omni chairs offer adjustable backrests, legrests and chair heights, and accessories include head support, lateral support, detachable height-adjustable armrests, anterior support surface, rear anti-tippers and a pelvic belt.
  • Omni chairs function as shower chairs, toilet supports or positioning commodes, according to client need.
  • The system is available in seat widths of 13", 14" and 16", and has four tilt settings: 0°, 30°, 60° and 90°.

http://www.columbiamedical.com/special-needs-disabilities-products-details.asp?ProductID=46

  • (800) 454-6612

Handicare U.S.

QuickMove

QuickMove

  • Designed for users with impaired balance and reduced lower-limb strength, QuickMove offers support as users rise via their own strength.
  • Transfers the user — in sitting or standing position — from bed to chair, wheelchair, toilet or car.
  • Engineered to mimic natural movement patterns, QuickMove can be used by consumers who have some arm strength and can bear their own weight.
  • Features adjustable lower leg support/knee brace support, adjustable base width and adjustable buttock cushions that can be angled to accommodate most users up to 375 lbs.
  • Accessories can offer additional torso/side support and stability.

http://www.handicare.com/us/products/systemromedic-quickmove/p-296

  • (866) 276-5438

Handicare U.S.

EasyBelt

EasyBelt

  • To be used as a support during sit-to-stand transfers and for sitting transfers conducted between wheelchair and bed, toilet or car.
  • The belt is fastened around the user’s waist or hips and has multiple handles, both vertically and horizontally, to give caregivers or attendants a firm grip and the ability to offer support.
  • Features an anti-slip interior of moisture-repellent, PU-coated nylon and is therefore suited to environments and situations where moisture and dampness are present.

http://www.handicare.com/en/products/systemromedic-easybelt/p-297

  • (866) 276-5438

Clarke Health Care Products Inc.

BORIS Shower Commode Chair

BORIS Shower Commode Chair

  • Available in five sizes and a range of seat widths to fit and support kids from birth into their teens.
  • A UV-protected, PE plastic-molded seat shell gives strong upper-body support, while the stainless steel chassis can be set into a tilted position to provide rest.
  • Gas cylinders smoothly tilt on demand, and the frame height adjusts easily to whatever toilet height is optimal.
  • Positioning accessories include head support, cushioned seat insert, a safety bar/tray, footplates and a splash guard that also performs as an abductor.

http://clarkehealthcare.com/products/CONTent/boris-shower-chair1/

  • (888) 347-4537

Rifton Equipment

Hygiene & Toileting System (HTS)

  • Proper positioning can be crucial to successful toileting, for child and parents, and Rifton’s HTS strives to provide that optimal positioning.
  • Open seat facilitates proper cleaning, and an adjustable headrest makes showering easier.
  • The entire system is designed to be easy to keep clean, and it can be used on, over or off a standard or elongated toilet. Adjusts as the child grows.

http://www.rifton.com/products/bathing-and-toileting-systems/hygiene-toileting-system

  • (800) 571-8198

Drive DeVilbiss Healthcare

Otter Bath Chair

Otter Bath Chair

  • Lightweight and capable of multiple positions, the Otter provides comfort and stability in a bathing chair that fits all standard tubs.
  • Available in three sizes and made of a plastic frame that’s covered in standard or soft fabric that is removable and washable.
  • Includes an adjustable head stabilizer, two positioning straps and leg straps.
  • The seat and back are angle adjustable, with five positioning options.
  • Folds flat when not in use.

http://www.drivemedical.com/index.php/otter-bathing-system-927.html

  • (877) 224-0946

SureHands Lift & Care Systems

Patient Lifts

Lifting and transferring from bed to wheelchair, toilet, bathtub, etc., can be potentially dangerous for both the person transferring and the caregiver who’s assisting. SureHands offers a range of safe, efficient lifting systems that can be tailored to the environment and the wheelchair user’s abilities. Lifts include ceiling track systems, portable motor options, mobile floor units, pool lifts and wall lifts plus a shower/bathing trolley. Some lifts can be self-operated for even greater independence.

http://surehands.com

  • (800) 724-5305

Open Sesame

Door Opening System

Door Openers

Who couldn’t use an extra hand when wrangling groceries, kids, laptops and more into the house? Open Sesame’s door opening systems release and open locked or unlocked doors, pause to allow exiting or entering, then close automatically and return the door to its locked position. The door remains free swinging for manual use. If you need more time to get through the doorway, just push the remote control button again, and the door stays open as long as you choose.

http://opensesamedoor.com

  • (800) 673-6911

Epical Solutions

FreeWheel Attachment

FreeWheel Attachment

  • By attaching to rigid-framed manual wheelchairs (or to folding chairs via an adaptor), FreeWheel enables consumers to push over surfaces that would otherwise be difficult or impossible to navigate.
  • The attachment is designed to provide a longer wheelbase and reduce resistance and drag when rolling over broken sidewalks, curbs, carpet, gravel, dirt, grass and snow.
  • Encourages a more active lifestyle by improving accessibility in all sorts of everyday and exceptional situations.
  • (517) 488-7315

Prairie View Industries

Elev8

ELEV8

  • A self-supporting adjustable aluminum threshold ramp designed to provide safe, gradual passage through doorways that swing in or out.
  • Made of slip-resistant, grooved aluminum to accommodate wheelchairs and scooters of various configurations.
  • Aligns directly against the threshold and adjusts thanks to bullet feet that fit precisely to the height needed.
  • 800-lb. weight capacity.
  • Comes in four lengths and two widths.
  • (800) 554-7267

American Permalight Inc.

Foam Guards

Foam Guards

  • Cushioned foam guards for wherever you need a little extra visibility and protection indoors or outdoors.
  • Easily attach to walls, corners and protrusions in impact-prone areas — such as clinics, hallways and spaces where wheelchair training and practice take place.
  • Made of durable, recyclable polyurethane foam with strong adhesive backing.
  • The corner and wall guards come in 15 shapes in white, black/yellow, or black to protect the environment and the people in it.

    EZ-ACCESS

    SUITCASE GF

    SUITCASE GF Ramp

    • Single-fold addition to the SUITCASE line was designed to provide a lifetime of accessibility and ease of use.
    • Made of glass-reinforced graphite fiber, the GF ramp is ultralightweight.
    • Durable with a 660-lb. weight capacity.
    • Available in five sizes (from 29" to 82") and weighs from 7.75 to 21 lbs.
    • A full-length folding joint provides additional strength.
    • Slip-resistant coating offers superior traction and visibility lines on outer edges enhance the ramp’s safe use.
    • (800) 451-1903

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