The right rollator - use to stay mobile in the long term

3 tips for correctly adjusting rollators

Depending on the area of application, the right one applies Rollator for you or your relatives. Should it be used exclusively within buildings, such as care facilities - or should it be used for shopping and leisure activities to increase mobility? No matter what use it is for Rollator is intended - there are a few things you have to consider when making your selection. These include factors such as weight, tires, easy storage options, material quality and, above all, the available accessories.

The selection is large, questions about resilience, setting options and safety are important decision factors for the future user. Because everyone has their own individual needs for this important support in everyday life. What should you consider to get one? Rollator to be able to adapt to your body and your everyday life?

Good stability, light weight and ease of movement are the most important features of a good one Rollators. Whether in use or folded at home, folding or tipping over should be impossible. Also pay attention to the workmanship, especially on the frame and the screw connections. If stairs have to be climbed, low weight is also a decisive advantage - it should not exceed 8kg. Since seniors' strength decreases over time, smooth-running wheels also play a role if the flooring is poor.

In principle everyone is Rollators Height adjustable to adapt to the user, but there are also special models for very small/very large people or heavy people. A Rollator should therefore be adjusted exactly to your size.

Overcome everyday obstacles

Unevenness such as paving stones shakes the user due to the lack of shock absorbers - softer tires can help. The wheel size also reflects comfort to a certain extent - larger tires increase ease of movement and do not pass every pebble onto the handles. But they also help to better overcome entrances to shops that are not completely lowered.

However, stepped entrances or entrances to local transport such as buses or trams are more difficult to master. In order to overcome these obstacles, the right tipping technique and the correct stabilization using the brake are required. Likewise, slip Rollators on very slippery surfaces, such as on buses and trains, when braking or cornering. The only way to ensure safe handling is to practice several times. In rollator training courses, which are also offered regionally, you can find out more about tips and tricks for using your walking aid. There are topic-specific offers for, for example, overcoming barriers in your own home, assistance with using public transport or avoiding falls by using them correctly Rollators

With us, Vidima, you will stay mobile in the long term!