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Wheelchair Skills

Power Wheelchair Skills - Setting the Correct Speed

In this video Adam shows how to think about and adjust the speed of your power wheelchair, for different activities and environments.

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,
  • Check surroundings – make sure you have plenty of space / are any obstacles to avoid / is there an adult on hand to help you?