Manual Wheelchair – WCKM2500
For people with very limited mobility
This product from Karma has been designed specifically for India. It is extremely light-weight and highly durable manual wheelchair. This ultra-light transport chair weighs only – 9.2kg can take up to 100Kg weight and provides a more stable ride. Can move in very narrow space and allows easy storage and transport.
- Attendant manual wheelchair
- Best in class Material – Aircraft grade aluminum alloy frame
- Hi Tech Design – Ultra-lightweight Extremely Durable- 9.2kg can take upto 100Kg weight!
- Designed for India – The first compact wheelchair suitable for Indian household
- Can move in very narrow space
- High on Life – Lasts upto 6 times longer than any comparable wheelchair – upto 200,000 Rotations !!
- Goes with You – Easy to carry and move around anywhere
DO’s and DON’Ts
- Maintain your wheelchair well, in particular check the tyre pressure since this affects the efficiency of the brakes. Correct tyre pressure, please see the walls of the tyres.
- Make sure both brakes are applied before getting in or out of the wheelchair.
- Make sure both brakes are applied when the wheelchair is not being pushed or used.
- Take care when climbing kerbs or turning on slopes.
- Avoid steep or uneven surfaces that may cause the wheelchair to tip over.
- Avoid soft surfaces as the casters may become bogged down.
- Travel smoothly in all conditions.
- Look well ahead to anticipate hazards such as furniture, doors, potholes, etc.
- Make sure that both feet are safely on the footrests and that clothing is safely tucked out of the way so that it cannot get caught in the wheels.
- Take care when traveling up or down or across inclines.
- Keep both hands on the push handles to control the wheelchair, if you are the attendant.
- Pay attention to keep the wheelchair balanced.
- Check the frame and components regularly and refer to this user guide during and after the warranty period.
- Tie-up the upholstery or replace which with a new one when it becomes loose.
- Equip with anti-tippers to avoid falling backwards.
- Equip with a pelvic belt designed for disabled people.
- Lubricate bearings regularly.
- Equip with “heel loops” for disabled people.
- Clean both hands after oiling the wheelchair.
- Keep far away from flame
- Overload the wheelchair in any circumstance.
- Hang anything heavy on the back of the wheelchair that could cause the wheelchair to become unstable, particularly when negotiating inclines.
- Allow more than one user at a time.
- Use with an unconscious patient.
- Use other transport to pull the wheelchair.
- Do “wheelies”, since you might fall or tip over backwards and suffer a severe injury.
- Sit in the wheelchair within a moving vehicle unless it has been affixed the labels of hook mark. The labels of hook mark mean that the wheelchair fulfills.
- Go too fast or turn too quickly.
- Stand on the footplates when getting in or out of the wheelchair.
- Go down steps forward, whether solo or with an attendant.
- Attempt to lift the wheelchair by any removable (detachable) parts. Lifting by means of any removable (detachable) parts of the wheelchair may result in injury to the user and/or assistant or damage to the wheelchair.
- Use the wheelchair when the back is folded. This alters the centre of gravity and may cause the wheelchair to tip backwards. The back should only be folded for storage or transport of the wheelchair.
- Hang anything on the back joint that could cause the backrest folding suddenly and may cause injury.