We may still have a long way to go in achieving full accessibility in buildings, but mobility manufacturers are driving innovation. Lightweight materials and flexible design mean that you can enjoy places once closed to you. Now, more than ever before, you can enjoy the great outdoors thanks to devices such as the following lightweight powerchairs. These folding devices fit in the back of a car and collapse to a small size. Here are some of our favourites and best sellers:
CareCo Easi Go Electric Wheelchair
The CareCo Easi Go lightweight powerchair is the ideal model to use indoors, although trips to do daily chores are perfectly fine too. It’s a great budget model, fulfilling most functions for which you will need it with the added bonus that it will come apart to fit into the boot of most cars or other small vehicles. If convenience with low cost is what you need, then you won’t get better than this device. Some of its other features include:
• A small turning circle, ideal for manoeuvring inside a small flat.
• Adjustable seating, armrests, and footplate for maximum comfort.
• An articulating front beam system that makes travelling on uneven surfaces less arduous and more pleasurable.
I-Go Crest CSS Suspension Powerchair
As lightweight electric wheelchairs go the I-Go Crest CSS Suspension Powerchair impressive mid-range is the ultimate in flexible powerchair use with features ideal for indoor and outdoor functionality. You’ll be amazed at its agility, ability to turn quickly, and sturdiness despite its compact size. You can use it over rougher terrain for those bracing autumn strolls with family on the local heathland.
• One of the longest ranges in our collection at 14 miles / 22km, meaning it’s perfect for multiple trips out and has enough power to traverse rugged terrain.
• Suspension system means it is one of the most comfortable in our range, perfect for those bumpy paths.
• The seat, armrests, and foot plate are for maximum comfort.
If it’s a luxury and folding lightweight powerchair you require then look no further than the Foldalite high performance vehicle with unsurpassed folding technology. We understand that the modern powerchair user wants to get out and about and engage in activities that may never have previously been open to you. You will find fewer better options than the Foldalite. It has some truly amazing features and functions:
• Quick and effortless folding into a compact package for storage and transportation
• Built with comfort in mind with adjustable backrest and leg guards
• It’s one of the lightest in our range at just 25.6kg. It’s simply designed with convenience in mind for the active powerchair user who spends a lot of time outdoors.
For more great options head over to our electric wheelchair shop.
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