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Wheelchair Skills

Power Wheelchair Skills - Judging Kerbs

In this video Adam will show you how to judge kerbs when crossing the road, using a powered wheelchair.

Whizz Kidz Team
Whizz Kidz Team

Before you start, take a look at this health and safety checklist:

  • Check you are comfortable in your chair
  • Bottom in the back of the chair,
  • Power off (to start)
  • Seatbelt on,
  • Feet on foot plate,
  • Remember to make sure your fingers don’t get caught in brakes or wheels
  • Check surroundings – make sure you have plenty of space and check whether there are any obstacles to avoid