DOLOMITE®Legacy™ - Clarke Health Care Products

DOLOMITE®Legacy™ - Clarke Health Care Products
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Rollator
User Manual
©2015 Invacare®Corporation
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Contents
5 After Use . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17
5.1 Disposal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17
5.2 Re-use . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17
1 General . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
1.1 About this manual . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
1.2 Intended use . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
1.3 Service Life . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
1.4 Scope of delivery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
1.5 Warranty . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
6 Technical data . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18
6.1 Dimensions and weight . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18
6.2 Material. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19
2 Safety . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
2.1 General Warnings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
2.2 Labels and symbols on the product . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
3 Usage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
3.1 Before use. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
3.2 Folding and unfolding the walking aid . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
3.3 Adjusting the handle height. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
3.4 Using the brakes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
3.5 Adjusting the brakes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
3.6 Flip up seat plate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
3.7 Walking . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
3.8 Sitting down on a chair. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
3.9 Rising to a standing position . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
3.10 Sitting on the walking aid . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
3.11 Accessories . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
3.11.1 Padded backrest strap . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
3.11.2 Padded seat . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
3.11.3 Basket . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
3.11.4 Tray. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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4 Maintenance and care. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
4.1 Maintenance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
4.2 Care . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
DOLOMITE®Legacy™
1 General
Tips and Recommendations
Gives useful tips, recommendations and information
for efficient, trouble-free use.
1.1 About this manual
This product complies with Directive 93/42/EEC
concerning medical devices. The launch date of this
product is stated in the CE declaration of conformity.
This User Manual contains important information about your
product. In order to ensure safety when using the product, read the
User Manual carefully and follow the safety instructions.
The person who prescribes the product or who is otherwise
responsible for the user must ensure that the product is suitable for
the user. The user shall be instructed how to use the product. This
includes the use of the features and the restrictions in use. The user
shall also be notified of the warnings for use given in the user manual.
1.2 Intended use
WARNING!
Incorrect use could lead to hazardous situations
– Invacare accepts no responsibility for use, change or
assembly of the product, other than stated in this user
manual.
Symbols in this manual
In this User Manual warnings are indicated by symbols. The warning
symbols are accompanied by a heading that indicates the severity
of the danger.
WARNING
Indicates a hazardous situation that could result in
serious injury or death if it is not avoided.
CAUTION
Indicates a hazardous situation that could result in
minor or slight injury if it is not avoided.
IMPORTANT
Indicates a hazardous situation that could result in
damage to property if it is not avoided.
IMPORTANT!
– For max user weight see table in section Technical
data.
Indications
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The walking aid is intended for support and improvement of a
restricted walking ability.
The user’s remaining walking ability needs to be sufficient for
leaving the home, for usual daily activities and for participating in
social life without endangering themselves or others.
The walking aid is intended to support a person during walking
and may also serve as a resting seat.
The walking aid can carry a load either in a specially designed
basket or on a tray.
The walking aid is suitable for use both indoors and outdoors.
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Contraindications
The walking aid is not intended for use by persons with severe
equilibrium disorders or functional perceptual disorders.
Permissible operating conditions and locations
The walking aid is not to be used under water in e.g. pools or
open-air bath, neither in hot areas as e.g. saunas.
1.3 Service Life
The expected service life of this product is five years when used
in accordance with safety instructions, maintenance intervals and
correct use, stated in this manual. The effective product life cycle can
vary according to frequency and intensity of use.
Accessories assembled to your walking aid, are depending on the
configuration and might differ per region.
1.5 Warranty
We supply a two year warranty from the date of delivery. Deviations
may occur due to local agreements. Damage caused by normal wear
to e.g. wheels, handles and brakes or damage caused by abnormal
use (e.g. exceeded max. user weight) is not covered by the warranty.
Maintenance and operating instructions must be followed for the
warranty to be valid.
1.4 Scope of delivery
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Walking aid, fully assembled.
User manual
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2 Safety
2.2 Labels and symbols on the product
B
C
D
G
H
2.1 General Warnings
A
WARNING!
Risk of falling
– Exercise caution when walking on sloping / slippery
ground and on uneven surfaces.
– Do not use the rollator as a wheelchair.
– Be careful when walking rearwards over obstacles.
– Never sit and push with your feet.
– Do not go up or down stairs with the rollator.
– Do not use the rollator on escalators.
– Do not under any circumstances stand on the rollator.
– Be careful when using long skirts, the clothes might
get stuck in the wheels.
– Loads must only be transported in the basket or on
the tray. Be careful when there is a heavy load in
the basket (for the max. load in the basket refer to
chapter 6 Technical data, page 18).
WARNING!
Risk of injury
– Do not let children play with the rollator.
– If the push handles or the seat are exposed to extreme
temperature (above 41°C) there might be risk for first
degree burns.
E
F
I
The label contains all important technical information regarding your
product.
A
Article number
F
Serial number
B
Product name
G
Max. user weight
C
Reference to user´s manual
H
Max. width
D
Only for indoor use
I
Manufacturer
E
Date of production
Other symbols on the product
All symbols might not be present on all products.
IMPORTANT!
Risk of corrosion
– The rollator must not be stored outside in wet climate
or in humid environments for a long period of time.
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Refer to the user manual.
This product complies with Directive 93/42/EEC
concerning medical devices. The launch date of this
product is stated in the CE declaration of conformity.
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3 Usage
3.1 Before use
We do not recommend that the product is issued to anyone without
first carrying out a full assessment of their specific needs. It is
important that the user is given the necessary support by the product
as prescribed by a qualified professional. This is both for the safety
of the user and also their recovery pattern.
3.2 Folding and unfolding the walking aid
WARNING!
Risk of injury
– Never lift the rollator in the folding handle.
Unfolding to operating position
1.
Press the seat or handles firmly downwards until a clicking sound
is heard.
IMPORTANT!
The walking aid must be fully unfolded and seat
locked with the locking handle A before using the
product.
– The seat locks when a clicking sounds is heard.
Hold one push handle, and, with the other hand; push the folding
handle A down, until the walking aid is fully unfolded with all
four wheels steady on the ground.
2.
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Folding
3.3 Adjusting the handle height
1.
Adjust one side at a time.
1.
a.
b.
Hold one push handle, and, with the other hand; pull the folding
handle A up.
2.
2.
3.
Turn the finger knob anti-clockwise and remove it.
Remove the screw.
Stand behind the walking aid with flat shoulders.
Adjust the handle to suitable height.
If a specific height has been recommended by a therapist,
this should be followed. Otherwise the handles should
be positioned at wrist height (user standing with a
straight posture).
Lift the locking handle until it comes to a stop.
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Using the parking brake
4.
IMPORTANT!
– Make sure to engage both brakes when using the
parking brakes.
a.
b.
Insert the screw and mount the finger knob.
Turn the finger knob clockwise to tighten.
WARNING!
Risk of falling
– Make sure that the handles are securely fixed after
each adjustment.
5.
Repeat the procedure on the other side.
3.4 Using the brakes
Using the hand brakes
1.
Pull both brakes upwards to brake.
Lock the brakes (parking position):
1.
Press the brake handles downwards until a clicking sound is
heard.
Unlock the brakes:
1.
Pull the brake handles upwards.
3.5 Adjusting the brakes
WARNING!
Risk of personal injuries.
If the adjustment is not done properly, the braking effect
might not be the expected.
– Make sure the locknuts are properly tightened after
adjustment.
– Check the braking effect by engaging the parking brake
and check that the wheel can´t rotate.
Adjusting the braking effect
For desirable braking effect, adjust the brake wire.
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3.6 Flip up seat plate
Flip up the seat plate
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The wire can be adjusted in two places - above under
the brake handle A or below above the brake clamp B.
The brake handle must be in neutral position, when
adjusting.
8 mm and 10 mm spanner (not included).
For increased accessibility, the seat can be folded up to
provide a larger walking space area.
3.7 Walking
WARNING!
Risk of falling
– Be careful if the wheels stop against an obstacle.
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3.9 Rising to a standing position
WARNING!
Risk of tipping
– Never use the walking aid to pull yourself up from a
sitting position.
– The parking brakes must be in braked position when
the walking aid is used as a support when sitting down
or getting up, from a chair for example.
1.
Place the walking aid a bit in front of you and take a step towards
it whilst using the hand grips for support.
3.8 Sitting down on a chair
1.
2.
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Place the walking aid in front of you, use the armrests of the
chair as support and rise carefully to a standing position.
Once steady in a standing position, transfer hands to the hand
grips of the walking aid.
Stand in front of the chair with the walking aid, the back of the
legs should touch the chair.
Place the hands on the arms of the chair, lean forward slightly
and sit down carefully.
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3.10 Sitting on the walking aid
Loosen the backrest strap B from the attachment C on one side.
3.
WARNING!
Risk of falling
Use the walking aid for stationary seating only. Both
brakes must be in parking position when the walking aid
is used as a seat.
– Never sit and push with your feet.
– Never sit on the walking aid on sloping ground.
B
D
Thread the padded backrest strap D on the backrest strap B.
4.
3.11 Accessories
B
C
Accessories are not standard on all models. For a list of available
accessories, contact your authorized dealer or the Invacare
representative (see rear page of this manual).
A
3.11.1 Padded backrest strap
Mounting the padded backrest strap
Re-mount the backrest strap B in the attachment C and tighten
the screw and nut A.
1.
Screwdriver
B
A
Loosen and remove the screw and the nut A
3.11.2 Padded seat
Mounting the padded seat
1.
2.
C
A
B
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Fold up the seat plate A.
4.
2.
B
A
C
Secure the padded seat with the attachment strap C.
5.
Mount the padded seat B on the seat plate A.
3.
Fold down the seat.
3.11.3 Basket
C
IMPORTANT!
Do not exceed the maximum allowed load that can be
transported in the basket.
– See chapter Technical data for maximum load.
Thread the attachment strap C between the seat and the folding
handle.
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Mounting basket
1.
2.
1.
2.
Fit the plugs on the downside of the tray into the holes on the
seat.
Press down the tray.
Hook the basket onto the frame.
Fold it down and make sure it is properly attached.
3.11.4 Tray
Mounting tray
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4 Maintenance and care
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Clean the backrest, seat and basket with mild detergent.
Disinfection
4.1 Maintenance
Maintenance should be done at least once a year.
Disinfect the product by wiping down all generally accessible surfaces
with disinfectant.
To ensure good performance and safety you should regularly check
that the following is carried out:
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Ensure that screws and adjustments are properly tightened.
Never use a defective walking aid. Do not attempt repairs
yourself!
If hand grips are loose do not use the walking aid. Change hand
grips according to the service instructions which can be obtained
from your Invacare representative.
Verify brake operation. If brake adjustment is required, see
chapter 3 Usage, page 8 in this user manual.
Periodically inspect the castors tightness, wear and damage.
Make sure that the wheels are free of hair, lint and other debris.
4.2 Care
The product can be cleaned and disinfected using commercially
available agents.
Cleaning
IMPORTANT!
– Do not use an abrasive detergent, cleaner or cloth to
clean or dry the product.
– Do not use high pressure cleaner or steam cleaner.
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Clean the walking aid with solvent-free household cleaner.
Clean the frame with damp cloth and mild detergent.
Clean the wheels with a brush (no wire brush!).
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5 After Use
5.1 Disposal
When the product can no longer be used, it and its accessories as
well as the packaging material should be sorted in the correct way.
The individual parts can be separated and handled according to their
material.
Please be environmentally responsible and recycle this product
through your recycling facility at its end of life.
5.2 Re-use
This product is suitable for re-use after the following has been
performed:
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Inspection
Cleaning
For details, see chapter 4 Maintenance and care, page 16.
WARNING!
Risk of injury
– Always inspect the product according to the service
instructions before transferring the product to a
different user.
– If any damage is found do not use the product.
The user manual belongs to the product. Make sure that the
user manual will be handed over with the product.
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6 Technical data
6.1 Dimensions and weight
C
B
D
F
A
E
Legacy 600
Total width A
600 mm
Total height B
835–920 mm
Seat width C
420 mm
Seat height D
620 mm
Total length E
720 mm
Distance between rear wheels F
455 mm
Front/rear
1)
wheel1)
diameter
200 mm
Front wheels are steering wheels. Rear wheels are provided with a brake system for dosed breaking and for locking the wheel.
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Weights
Legacy 600
Total
weight2)
Max. user
7,6 kg
weight3)
150 kg (330 lbs, 23 stones)
Max load in basket
9 kg (20 lbs)
Max load on tray
5 kg (11 lbs)
2)
Total weight excluding equipment.
3)
This weight limitation includes the weight of the user whether standing or sitting.
6.2 Material
Legacy
Frame
Polyester (PES) powder coated steel
Handle bars
Chrome plated steel
Hand grips
Rubber foam
Wheels
Plastic parts
Screws
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Polypropylene (PP) with treads of Thermoplastic Elastomers (TPE)
Material according to marking; Polyamide (PA), Polypropylene (PP), Polyethylene (PE)
Steel, rust protected (zinc plated)
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USA and Canada:
Clarke Health Care Products
7830 Steubenville Pike
Oakdale, PA 15071, USA
Toll Free: (888) 347-4537
Phone: (724) 695-2122
email: info@clarkehealthcare.com
www.clarkehealthcare.com
Manufacturer:
Invacare Dolomite AB
c/o Invacare Rea AB
Växjövägen 303
SE-343 71 DIÖ
www.dolomite.biz
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