How to use your Rollator safely
Take care when:
When do I put on the parking brakes?
You should always secure the parking brakes in the following cases:
How do I get up and down stairs?
Do not attempt to go up or down stairs while leaning on the rollator. Fold up the rollator and carry it up or down or have someone help you. Never attempt to use the rollator on an escalator.
How do I adjust the handles in height?
BEFORE ATTEMPTING TO ADJUST THE HANDLE HEIGHT, MAKE SURE THE BRAKES ARE IN THE OFF POSITION. SEE FIGURE 1 BELOW
On the inside of your rollator frame you will find 6 different height position holes for the handles. Pull the orange button towards the centre and slide the handles either up or down until the desired position is obtained. Release the button and allow it to click into place, NOW test the brakes are working.
To adjust to the correct height:
How do I unfold the rollator?
Your rollator is ready for use in 2 steps:
1: stand beside the rollator, hold the handles and gently open the frame, separating the handles
2: place you hands on the seat and push the seat down making sure the rollator is completely open.
What should I pay attention to when walking with the rollator inside or outside?
Walking with the rollator inside requires the following:
Any other tips?
How do I use the parking brakes?
SEE FIGURE 2 BELOW
The parking brake is activated by pushing the orange lever on top of the handle forward and down until it clips into place. To realease the brake, simple move the orange lever back to the original upright position.
QUICK RELEASE BRAKE:
This brake is activated by pulling up the orange lever underneath the handle.
What is the proper posture when walking behind the rollator?
To maintain the right posture behind the rollator, please keep the following in mind:
SEE FIGURE 3 BELOW
How do I take care of my rollator?
Every 3 months:
How do I keep my rollator clean?
Wash with a mild soap and water solution to keep textiles, frame and polymer parts clean.