Care and Maintenance of Mobility Walkers

- Feb 06, 2018-

• Ensure the walker is used only as an aid for mobility.

• Ensure the walker is kept clean. Wipe down the walker with a damp cloth on a regular basis.

• Check the moving parts (e.g. -wheels and height adjustment) regularly.

• Ensure that the hand operated cable brakes have been adjusted to suit the wheels and user.

• All the fasteners (screws, nuts and bolts) are to be checked regularly to ensure they are securely tightened. 

• Check that the front castor wheel swivels freely. Withdraw the walker from use if it does not

• Inspect the central locking mechanism regularly to ensure it is operating correctly

• Only use an approved  dealer for any maintenance and repairs on your wheeled walker.


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