Access, granted! The lightweight portable ramp opening doors for Chris
Chris Eliot from Richmond, London, is one of a growing number of people across the UK benefitting from using the portable Featherweight access ramps from Secret Access.
In January this year, Chris had his leg amputated and on discharge from hospital, was reliant on a wheelchair while he recovered. The wheelchair was great for helping Chris get about but when it came to getting into his home, there was the issue of two steps from the path to the front door.
Chris explained: “The ramps supplied by the NHS were unsuitable as they were so heavy no one could lift them, thankfully we knew about Secret Access having met them at Naidex so promptly ordered 2 Featherweight ramps: 75cm and 200cm long which were ideal as when combined they reached from the path, over both steps and into our hallway.
“These ramps are just amazing, they are so lightweight that myself, my wife or friends can literally lift them with one finger and you can take them out with you so there is no need to worry about accessing building on a day out. I would not hesitate in recommending Secret Access to anybody who uses a wheelchair.”
The Featherweight portable access ramp from Secret Access is available with a width of 75cm and four lengths ranging from 75cm to 200cm and weighing between 2.6kg and 6.8kg. The ultra-lightweight non-slip ramp features a simple open and close mechanism and is easy to transport and store, making it an ideal travel companion for any wheelchair user who may be concerned about the accessibility of buildings they are planning to visit.
In addition, Secret Access will be exhibiting its range of access solution on stand H65 at The OT Show in November.