Abilities Trade Show Schedules Posted
The Abilities Expo tradeshows have posted some in-person show dates.
Abilities Chicago, June 25-27, 2021, Abilities Houston August 6-8, 2021, Abilities New York October 1-3, 2021, Abilities Dallas December 3-5, 2021.Check with your reps in those territories closer to dates for booth numbers.
We are all sharing in this global situation and many 2020 tradeshows were canceled. We are starting to see dates for in-person shows for later in 2021. We hope to be back on the show floors to meet you and show you the products in person. Until then be safe and call with any quesitons about our product lines.
Clarke Health Care has received a small inventory of Forehead Scan Digital Thermometers. Contact the office for details (888-347-4537), They are battery operated, hand held, maintain 10 temp history. $59 plus free shipping in US.
Have you met our northwest reps
Dave Greig and Kipp Weslen are representing Clarke HCP in Washington and Oregon. Known as TVH Mobiliy Group they will be showing all our brands. You may see Dave at ParaOlympics track and field events. As a wheelchair racer, you can meet Kipp at the finish line. Find their phone and email on their pages on the map.
Aquatec Major being discontinued October 2018
Effective October 1, 2018 Aquatec will no longer be producing the water-powered Aquatec Major bathlift. All orders must be sent to the factory no later than Sept.15, 2018, whcih means Clarke HCP needs to have your order, with any necessary deposits paid, by early Sept.
Any open quotes need to be converted to orders by September. We will no longer quote the Major if the order cannot be quickly turned around to purchase order.
Invacare I-Class Paddle Walkers on GSA contract
You can now find several of the I-Class Paddle Walkers on Federal Supply Schedule contract V797P2067D. Clarke Health Care is your source for an individual box of the I-Class with 5" front wheels. Making it convenient for shipping directly to the Veteran. This walking aid is also available in a 4 pack.
Wade Lawrence interviewed for Mobility Management article on seating surfaces
The March issue of Mobility Management magazine featured a story on seating in the bathroom. Our representative Wade Lawrence was interviewed about the seating options with our Ocean shower chairs. Optimal Seating on All Surfaces talks about using the same criteria for choosing the seating surface on your shower chair that you used for your wheelchair choice. Clarke Health Care offers a selection of seating overlays for its Ocean shower chairs. Choosing the appropriate seating surface can reduce the risk of pressure injuries.
To read the whole article, follow this link to their digital issue. https://mobilitymgmt.com/articles/2017/03/01/optimal-seating.aspx
OceanDual shower chair chosen to accompany Dr Stephen Hawking on recent visit
Tuesday, June 14
Our Aquatec OceanDual shower chair was recently selected for use by Dr Stephen Hawking. An inquiry from Vanity Fair magazine, who in part sponsored his trip, resulted in an OceanDual to accompany Dr Hawking while visiting New York City. The OceanDual, with tilt-in-space and recline positioning, met his personal hygiene needs and matched what he used at home. Dr Hawking was in town to promote a new project, "Breakthrough Starshot", to send Nano space crafts to the nearest star system.
Handi-Grip Portable Grab Bars Now Include Suction Indicator
Thursday, December 20
Handi-Grip Portable Grab Bars now with suction indicator. Button on housing is a visual and tactile indicator that you have good adhesion to the wall. Suction bars stick to most smooth wall or tub surfaces. Easy to install, position or reposition. Perfect for the traveler or renter. No contractor is needed to add safety equipment to your bathroom. Fixed and telescoping models give you many options for the best fit in your bathroom.
Grande Size Toilevator Now Available
Wednesday, May 30
Toilevator, elevated toilet base, now comes in Grande size for toilets with longer floor bases. Available in 2 sizes, Toilevator Grande base is 28.5”, standard Toilevator base is 22 3/8”. Base will raise your toilet 3.5”, you sit on your own toilet seat, Stable, clean and safer alternative to raised toilet seats. Eliminates balance issues that can occur with removable, raised toilet seats. All components for installation are included.