The focus here is on getting around in the home, in public areas but also about changes in the body position through movement. Mobility aids can be used for limitations in personal mobility through disease or disability.
These assistive products can:
Support mobility in and outside the home
Enable or facilitate the climbing of stairs
Make the use of vehicles possible
Assist the change of position (upright, sitting down, turning over)
Serve as a guide
Assistive products to support mobility from other assistive product fields:
Assistive products for transfering and turning persons
For repositioning patients in bed or for patient transfer from the bed to a wheelchair, there are special transfer and assistive turning aids that are intended to provide reliefe for primary caregivers.