5 Wheelchair Van Shopping Tips for Caregivers

5 Wheelchair Van Shopping Tips for Caregivers

If you’re the caregiver for an individual who uses a wheelchair, owning a wheelchair accessible van is helpful and can be more affordable with these tips. Family Caregiver As the caregiver for a family member, you can choose a wheelchair van based on the needs of the person in your care. Wheelchair vans come with rear entry access or side entry access, and one can sometimes work better than the other in certain situations. The family caregiver, as the driver of the van, can consider both styles. Side entry access means the van’s ramp deploys from one of the […]

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  1. Jocelyn McDonald September 11, 2018 at 5:30 pm - Reply

    My mother is disabled and requires a wheelchair, and I’m looking to by her a handicap van so she can travel easier. You had some great tips for buying something like this, and I liked how you said to understand kneeling systems, which are systems that bring the vehicle close to the ground. These systems are for the independent, manual wheelchair user, which is what my mother is, so I’ll keep this in mind when looking for a handicap van for my mom.

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