Neater Uni-Chair CV
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Papers

Mandy A, Stew G, Michaelis J (2011) 'User Evaluation of the Neater Uni-Wheelchair in the Home Environment. an Exploratory Pilot Study', International Journal of Therapy and Rehabilitation 18,4,588-593

Bashton D, Mandy A, Haines D, Cameron J (2011) Measurement of Activities of Daily Living (ADLs) in the Neater Uni-Wheelchair. A Controlled Trial". Disability and Rehab Assistive Technology (accepted)

Mandy A (2009) Wheelchairs get a user friendly makeover Stroke News p 22

Mandy A, Lesley S (2009) Measures of Energy Expenditure, and Comfort in an ESP wheelchair: A Controlled Trial using Hemiplegic Users'. Disability and Rehab Assistive Technology May 2009; 4(3): 137-142

Mandy A, Lesley S (2007) Energy expenditure, and comfort in a modified wheelchair for people with Hemiplegia: A controlled trial. Disability and Rehab Assistive Technology September 2007 issue -- vol. 2, no. 5.


Awards (+ see below)

2008 - University of Brighton Innovation Award - Entrepreneurial Category

2008 - University of Brighton Innovation Award - Social Enterprise Category (Highly Commended)

2004 - University of Brighton Innovation Award for the research and development of the stroke wheelchair.


Conferences

2010 ICADI Newcastle Pressure distribution using Dynamic Pressure Mapping in different one arm drive wheelchairs. A Case Study. Paper

2010 Posture and Mobility Glasgow User Evaluation of the Neater Uni-wheelchair in the home environment. Poster

2009 RAatE Coventry:

Paper 1: Pressure distribution using Dynamic Pressure Mapping in different one arm drive wheelchairs. A Case Study.
Paper 2: User Evaluation of the Neater Uni-wheelchair in the home environment.
Paper 3: A Comparison of AMPS Measurement of ADL tasks in a dual handrim wheelchair and the Neater Uni-wheelchair.

2009 ATcare Transforming through technology (invited) London

2008 Involve - Poster presentation: The ESP wheelchair (invited)

2008 i4i National Institute for Health Research Invention for Innovation Queen Elizabeth Conference Centre - ESP Wheelchair Kits for hemiplegic users (invited)

2007 RAatE conference The ESP wheelchair Cutlers Hall Sheffield Nov Poster and Paper presentation (Proffered speaker)

2007 Patient Practitioner Relationships: From Compliance to Concordance (Keynote) Cardiff University Post graduate and continuing education unit.

2007 NEAT Conference Technology Innovations in health care. The ESP wheelchair (invited)


Policy

The wheelchair was featured in the DoH annual report
Research and development work relating to assistive technology 2008-09


FREE Trials

Now in full production. Devices are available for trial now in UK.

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- NEWS -  Neater Uni-Chair awarded 10 out of 10

Neater Uni-Chair was launched at Naidex 2009. It is a manual wheelchair developed for people with hemiplegia caused by a stroke. Research and development work was carried out in conjunction with the Univeristy of Brighton.
We received the following by email form Quotec who administer the NHS grant that part funded the Uni-Chair's development:

"I am very pleased to let you know that the Committee was very impressed with your project and have agreed a score of 10. Specifically, they were very impressed with your team's commitment to ensuring the optimum device was produced and how popular it has become with users in care homes, and how you have continued to make improvements based on their feedback. "


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