A self-propelled wheelchair provides both independence and flexibility. These wheelchairs can be propelled by the user or can be pushed with the assistance of a carer.
This is an ideal option for someone who wants to be able move around without assistance at home, while gaining the features of a transit wheelchair, including being lightweight and easy to take when travelling.
Features to look for
- Lightweight yet sturdy frame
- Adjustable height, frame, wheels and backrest
- Adjustable handles for carer comfort when pushing
- Removable armrests and sides to make getting in and out of the chair easier