Posted by ROLAND REZNIK on December 16, 2014. 0 Comments
Winter has arrived and brought along cold weather, snowy days and icy sidewalks. These conditions can be dangerous for anyone, but especially for those who have physical challenges. There are several winter safety tips that everyone who is in a wheelchair and their caregivers should keep in mind during the cold winter months.
- Prepare Ahead of Time – Many wheelchair users transport themselves with their own mobility vehicles. If you are one of these drivers, you will want to prepare your vehicle to handle harsh weather conditions that snow storms bring to the streets. Make sure your vehicle has snow tires and is in proper working condition before the winter season arrives.
- Create a Home Emergency Kit – Create your very own at home emergency kit. Pack bottled water, blankets, socks, two fully-charged batteries for your wheelchair,...