Need private ambulance ride? How safe is wheelchair accessible taxi?
Many passengers with disabilities are increasingly difficult to attend appointments outside of the patient in hospital, dentist appointment, etc., especially since in many areas of patient transfer was delivered to the council. Private Ambulances to fill this gap primarily, but many feel it is a bit excessive, if the passenger does not need any medical intervention highway.
Most of the patients I have spoken (have transported thousands of these last 10 years) are afraid to travel by ambulance as the ride can be very uncomfortable, after all, a vehicle designed to carry heavy loads, like a truck is almost works vacuum even with several passengers who make the suspension feels very hard, not ideal if you are in pain of any kind. The use of electric wheelchairs and power scooters has quadrupled the last fifteen years.
Greater our generation getting older. The rangers of freedom that flourished during of last century, now require special needs their golden years. These people are not happy to live their lives in isolation. The generations who move and Shook the world not going quietly through the night. The quality life them requires social activity and mixing. Nothing less will is acceptable.
You’ll be pleased to know that alternatives to the private ambulance, if the only reason you would be required so that you can travel while still being in a wheelchair and find it much more comfortable and affordable, usually less than the average price.
We have for many years, specializing in the transfer of patients from the NHS and private appointment at the hospital. We have a small fleet of specially adapted vehicles that make it safer Somerset reason for this is that each car is about £ 10,000 spent on what additional floor height is lowered 6-8 “and the suspension automatically lowers ground so that there is almost no inclination to enter the vehicle.
Anyone who has been in an ambulance or taxi, which was not the reason reducing’ll know how important it is, as some vehicles may be 20 “or more of land so steep ramps that fact. Standards generally define the slope should be no more than 1 in 12, but many are 1 to 6 or even one at 4!
When booking transport your wheelchair should always make sure that the company you use has all the safety measures in place, the most important is safety straps applied to the wheelchair, while exiting the vehicle, these are the starting ratchet and reverse as passenger…