A large benefit of having a lightweight wheelchair is its ability to be easily maneuvered. These wheelchairs are made from light yet sturdy materials, such as magnesium alloy, so they are agile and responsive when used. This way, you can navigate tight spaces, corners, and many different terrains with ease, allowing you to get around simply with no strain.
With a lightweight wheelchair, transport and storage are made all the easier. In addition to being lighter to carry, a lot of our lightweight wheelchairs and travel wheelchairs have convenient functions that make them simple to pack away. In our selection, you can find folding lightweight wheelchairs as well as chairs with quick-release wheels for quick disassembly. For travelling or simply putting your wheelchair away at home, these convenient features always come in handy.
In addition to their lightweight nature, these wheelchairs are made for superior comfort for you or your loved one. Our models feature calf supports, padded backrests, and adjustable features so you can use your wheelchair at length and remain comfortable all the while.
At Complete Care Shop, we’re determined to help and support you towards increased independence in your every day. Backed by thousands of users on Trustpilot, you can rely on our high-quality lightweight wheelchairs and range of supportive aids with confidence.
There are plenty of ways to get the help you need with us. We have a useful online help and advice section and also offer an Expert Advice service to get quality, professional support. If you have any more questions about our wheelchairs, don’t hesitate to contact us.
Lightweight wheelchairs FAQs
Lightweight wheelchairs are perfect for someone looking for a more portable wheelchair. Lightweight wheelchairs are made with different materials than traditional wheelchairs, so they're lighter and easier to push, self-propel or lift. Many lightweight wheelchairs are foldable making them ideal for travel and day-to-day use – they can be folded away easily into a boot or onto a bus or train.
Lightweight wheelchairs come in a range of different sizes and weights. They typically range from 13kg to 16kg. However, you can opt for ultra lightweight wheelchairs which are even lighter.
The right wheelchair or mobility aid can really help you to either continue enjoying your favourite activities or regain your freedom. It may allow you to get around at home more easily or go out to the local shops and lead a more independent lifestyle.
Anyone with a mobility issue that is hampering their everyday lifestyle could potentially benefit from a lightweight wheelchair, especially if they find that standard wheelchairs are a little heavy to propel.
The right wheelchair can really help a person continue enjoying their favourite activities or regain their freedom. It can help people get around at home more easily or go out to the local shops and lead a more independent lifestyle.
Before purchasing a lightweight wheelchair it is important to make sure you buy the right sized wheelchair for your needs and refer to our wheelchair size guide. Please double-check the product specifications to make sure it's right for you. If you need any help, then please get in touch and our team will be happy to assist.