210 Innovations designed the Safe•t mate line to introduce innovative solutions for the safety of long-term care residents. With input from caregivers, these products blend simplicity, durability, and economy.
More and more residents in the nation's nursing homes are Alzheimer's patients confined to wheelchairs. After several years of experience in the long term care industry, we saw a disturbing trend. These individuals often forget to set their brakes before attempting to stand. This of course, can result in devastating falls. We set out to develop a product that would automatically set wheelchair brakes.
Several designs, prototypes, and market tests later, the first Wheelchair Anti-rollback Device rolled into production. The “Safe•t mate” was an instant success. What we expected was indeed true. Calls came flooding in from Rehabilitation Professionals and D.O.N.s “You wouldn’t believe how long we’ve waited for someone to invent this” was the recurring theme.
Arthritis Supplies by The Wright Stuff is proud to offer Safe•t mate® wheelchair safety devices and aids by 210 Innovations, LLC.