Mobi Shower - Smirthwaite

Mobi Shower - Smirthwaite
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Mobi Shower Trolley
INSTRUCTIONS FOR USE
Code 3151
CONTENTS
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1.0 INTRODUCTION
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2.0 ILLUSTRATION OF YOUR MOBI SHOWER TROLLEY
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3.0 TECHICAL DATA
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4.0 FOR YOUR SAFETY
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5.0 UNPACKING YOUR MOBI SHOWER TROLLEY
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6.0 SETTING UP AND ADJUSTING YOUR MOBI SHOWER TROLLEY
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7.0 HOW TO USE YOUR MOBI SHOWER TROLLEY
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8.0 CARE & MAINTENANCE
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9.0 GUARANTEE & SERVICE
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10.0
CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT
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11.0
WARRANTY & AFTERSALE
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1.0 INTRODUCTION
Thank you for choosing the Smirthwaite Mobi Shower Trolley.
The Mobi Shower Trolley is a powered height adjustable shower trolley specifically
designed to enable your patient to be safely and easily washed or showered by their
carer whilst in a reclined/supine position.
IMPORTANT!
These instructions should be read by all therapists and carers using
the equipment and should be retained for future reference. The
product should always be used under adult supervision.
Any incorrect use of the product and failure to follow the instructions
may put the user at risk or impede the function. If you have any
queries using this product or wish for further copies, please do not
hesitate to contact Customer Service department on T: +44 (0)1626
835552
This product has been designed and manufactured specifically and
solely for use by clients with special needs.
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2.0 ILLUSTRATION OF YOUR MOBI SHOWER TROLLEY
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F.
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Pillow
Safety side
Liner
Telescopic guard
Safety end
Handset
3 metre mains cable
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J.
K.
L.
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Battery
Castors
Stainless steel chassis
2m outlet pipe
Inline connector1
UK/EU only
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3.0 TECHNICAL DATA
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Internal showering area (when sides up): 1800mm x 750mm
Max height: 925mm2
Min height: 465mm2
Maximum user weight: 220kg
Product weight: 75kg
2 metre hose with a standard 1.5” (38mm) diameter outlet
Electrical detail:
 EU – IP66 rated, 24V DC actuator/battery set
 US/CAN – UL approval, 24V DC actuator/battery set
Nominal working height, measured from middle of product
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4.0 FOR YOUR SAFETY
STOP!
Please read these instructions CAREFULLY and THOROUGHLY
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The user should NOT be left unattended whilst in the shower trolley. Always ensure a
responsible therapist or carer is in attendance.
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The Mobi shower trolley height should NEVER be adjusted without a carer in
attendance.
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DO NOT install the wall mounted charger unit in a wet room environment
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The shower trolley should NOT be used as a transit system.
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Always keep this product away from naked flames, cigarettes and sources of heat
including open fireplaces, radiators and heaters.
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Regular maintenance checks and cleaning are essential for the safe use of this
equipment (see care and maintenance section).
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DO NOT fit parts or accessories of other manufacturers to this product unless authorised
to do so in writing by G&S Smirthwaite Ltd. Failure to follow these instructions will not
only invalidate the guarantee but could make the product dangerous to use. G&S
Smirthwaite Ltd will not accept liability for any injury or damage incurred through such
malpractices. Any repairs required must be carried out by G&S Smirthwaite Ltd
authorised personnel.
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If any part is loose, damaged or functioning incorrectly, DO NOT use until rectified.
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The Mobi shower trolley is CE marked. This certifies that it meets all relevant European
safety requirements.
IMPORTANT!
For side transfers always ensure the safety side is in the fully stowed
position and the liner is in the fully down position. When the user
has been transferred into the Mobi shower trolley, please ensure
safety sides are in the fully upright position and locked in place
before trolley is used.
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5.0 UNPACKING YOUR MOBI SHOWER TROLLEY
STOP!
Due to the weight of the trolley, care should be taken with the initial
handling – it is strongly recommended that two people lift the trolley
out its packaging.
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When delivered, the trolley will be at its minimum height; the safety sides will be
stowed under the bench; the safety ends will be stored upside down and the liner
will be folded (see drawing below).
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Please take note of any instructions on the packaging/box when unpacking.
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Place the trolley on the floor with the castors locked.
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Check section 2.0 to confirm all parts/items have been delivered.
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If any part is loose, damaged or functioning incorrectly – do not use until rectified.
STOP!
If in any doubt, ALWAYS seek ADVICE.
6.0 SETTING UP AND ADJUSTING YOUR MOBI SHOWER TROLLEY
IMPORTANT!
Always lock the castors when attaching items, or making
adjustments. To lock, apply foot to point (A); to unlock, apply foot to
point (B).
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6.1 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM REFERENCE
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The changer is supplied with a control box (mounted to the end of the lower
frame), a rechargeable battery and a wall mounted charger.
The wall mounted charger MUST NOT be situated in a wet room environment.
A mounting bracket is provided to assist with the mounting of the charger in a
suitable position.
The wall mounted charger is powered by a 100-240V AC 50/60Hz supply.
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Main Control Box
Emergency stop
Actuator cables (left
hand socket used)
Handset cable
Battery (removable)
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Wall Mounted Charger
Charger
Cable tidy
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Battery (removable)
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6.2 CHARGING YOUR SHOWERING TROLLEY
IMPORTANT!
The battery should be charged for at least 8 hours upon receipt by
connecting the battery to the supplied wall mounted charger.
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The rechargeable battery can be un-clipped from the main control box assembly
on the Changer and placed onto the wall mounted charger.
A green light on the charger will indicate the charger is connected to the AC
mains supply
A second light will light in yellow when the battery is being charged.
For routine use, the battery should be charged daily, for a period of 4 hours.
An audible alarm will sound when the battery has discharged to approximately
25% charge level through use.
Sufficient charge is held in the battery in reserve to permit emergency lowering of
the bed.
6.3 CONTROL BOX
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An emergency stop button (RED) is situated on the control box; when depressed
this halts the operation of the bed – to enable the Changer to operate again,
simply twist the emergency stop button to reset
Duty cycle: Max 10% (or 2 minutes) continuous use, then 18 minutes without use.
The control box system has been designed for operating ambient temperature of
+5oC to +40oC
6.4 POSITIONING THE SAFETY ENDS
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Depress spring pins (A)
Remove safety end (B)
Turn safety end over
Re-attach as in drawing
Ensure spring pins (A) reengage
Repeat steps for opposite end
of trolley
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6.5 RAISING THE SAFETY SIDES
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Pull the safety side fully outwards
(Z,Y)
Swing it to the vertical position (X)
Lift it up fully, and allow it to drop a
small distance, locking it into the
vertical position (X)
Repeat for the second safety side
6.6 UNFOLDING THE LINER
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Raise the trolley to maximum height using the
handset
Unfold the sides of the liner
Secure the sides by using the press studs (P)
6.6 CONNECTING THE OUTLET PIPE
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Screw the pipe on to the nozzle under the liner
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7.0 HOW TO USE YOUR MOBI SHOWER TROLLEY
IMPORTANT!
Ensure all steps of Section 6 are completed before use.
7.1 WHEELCHAIR TRANSFER
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Lift the safety side up and swing to
horizontal position
Stow the safety side under the table
Lower the table to height of the
wheelchair seat
Unfasten the press studs on one side of
liner
Allow liner to drop down
It is now possible to transfer the user onto
the trolley
7.2 HOIST TRANSFER
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Transfer patient onto table
Ensure liner and safety sides are in the ‘up’ position
8.0 CARE AND MAINTENANCE
IMPORTANT!
Cleaning is recommended on a regular basis
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To clean the liner and base, use a damp soft cloth with mild soap
Rinse with clean cloth and water
DO NOT soak/immerse the liner in the water
DO NOT use solvents, abrasives, synthetic detergents and wax polishes
ALWAYS wipe dry after use
ALWAYS keep this product away from naked flames, cigarettes and sources
of heat including open fireplaces, radiators and heaters
For further information please refer to MHRA or Local Authority cleaning
guidelines
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8.1 MAINTENANCE CHECKS
IMPORTANT!
Regular maintenance checks are required
8.1.1 DAILY CHECKS
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CHECK THAT THE BATTERY IS FULLY CHARGED
Check the accessories for damage or loose connection points
Check all upholstery for signs of wear and tear
Check the castors are funning freely and brakes are in full working order
Keep the upholstery, wooden and metal parts clean
Check that all clamping and positional components are working, secure and
free from damage
8.1.2 MONTHLY CHECKS
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Repeat daily checks
Additionally, check all mechanical movements operate fully
Additionally, check structure for signs of damage or wear and tear
8.2 SERVICE INTERVAL
The Mobi Shower Trolley should be serviced every 1 year. Servicing must only be
undertaken by a Smirthwaite service engineer, or by a Smirthwaite trained
representative.
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8.3 NOMINAL SERVICE LIFE
Your product has a nominal service life of 7 years, during which full post-sales
support will be available with regard to spares and servicing.
Product service life has been determined based upon the design complexity of
product, and the anticipated exposure to normal use.
Good practice dictates all Smirthwaite products have been designed and
manufactured to high levels of safety and quality, and will meet requirements of
normal use when maintained in line with our servicing recommendations.
STOP!
If the product has been out of use for an extended period of time (6
months or more) it should always be serviced prior to being
reissued.
If the product has been subjected to ‘heavy’ or ‘constant’ use, the
service should be reduced to half the recommended period.
Constant and/or heavy use is considered to be:
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Daily use above 7 hours duration
Weekly use above 5 days duration
Monthly use above 10 months per year
Use by a client who is at 90% to 100% of the maximum weight limit of
the product. The maximum weight limit must NEVER be exceeded
Use by a client who is extremely active, either voluntarily or
involuntarily
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8.4 EXTENDING NOMINAL SERVICE LIFE
At Smirthwaite we are proud to produce products that have a reputation for quality
and durability.
We believe our products have the potential to provide benefits to our clients beyond
the nominal service life documented above.
We will continue to provide full support beyond the nominal service life provided the
following conditions are met:
1. A full service schedule has been maintained.
2. A full service and inspection is undertaken at the end of the nominal service
life period
3. The product is subsequently serviced annually (or biannually if under
‘heavy/constant’ use conditions)
4. Smirthwaite reserve the right to limit support where parts/components are no
longer available
8.5 DOCUMENTATION/RECORDS
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It is the responsibility of the current equipment owner to ensure the ‘Instructions
for Use’ manual and any further manuals for accessories fitted to the equipment
are handed over to the new owner at the time of exchange/sale
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It is the responsibility of the current equipment owner to ensure the service and
inspection record form is kept up to date
8.6 PRODUCT CONFIGURATION
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Smirthwaite will document and maintain a record of the original product
configuration at the time of first sale
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Smirthwaite will not be held responsible for any subsequent changes to this
configuration unless authorized to do so in writing by G&S Smirthwaite Ltd
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It is the equipment owner’s responsibility to maintain their own records of
changes to the equipment configuration and to be able to provide such records to
subsequent owners to maintain traceability
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We recommend an inspection/service by a Smirthwaite Service Engineer (or
Smirthwaite trained engineer) whenever a significant change is made to product
configuration to ensure the product is safe to use. If in any doubt, ALWAYS
seek ADVICE
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IMPORTANT REMINDER!
DO NOT fit parts or accessories of other manufacturers to this product
unless authorized to do so in writing by G&S Smirthwaite Ltd.
Any servicing or repairs required must be carried out by G&S Smirthwaite
Ltd (or a Smirthwaite trained engineer).
If you believe this product to be faulty – DO NOT USE – Contact G&S
Smirthwaite Ltd on T: +44 (0) 1626 835552
If in any doubt, ALWAYS seek ADVICE.
8.7 EUROPEAN DIRECTIVE 2002/96/EC - WASTE ELECTRICAL AND
ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT (WEEE)
The Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment Directive
(WEEE Directive) came into force in January 2007.
The Directive aims to both reduce the amount of electrical and
electronic equipment being produced and to encourage
everyone to reuse, recycle and recover it.
As the responsible manufacturer, Smirthwaite operate a ‘take
back’ scheme wherein we accept electrical and electronic
components returned to our factory at the end of their product
service life.
Please note, we are obligated only to accept the return of electronic/electrical
components for responsible recycling, not complete products or assemblies.
Please contact G&S Smirthwaite Ltd on T: +44 (0) 1626 835552 should you require
any further information.
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9.0 GUARANTEE & SERVICE
The product is issued with a full parts and labour guarantee for 2 years from the date
of delivery. This guarantee does not apply to accidental damage caused through
inappropriate use of the product. This guarantee is issued at the discretion of G & S
Smirthwaite Ltd on RTB (Return to Base) basis. If you have any questions or doubts
relating to the safety or use of the product please contact us for advice or assistance
on:
T: +44 (0)1626 835552 E: [email protected]
10.0 CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT
G & S Smirthwaite Ltd are committed to continuous improvement to their product
range. Should you have any suggestions or comments please send them to our
product design department at: [email protected]thwaite.co.uk
G&S Smirthwaite Ltd reserve the right to change the specification or material without
prior notice.
For catalogues, help and further information on our products please contact us at:
G&S Smirthwaite Ltd
17 Wentworth Road
Heathfield
Devon
TQ12 6TL
T: +44 (0)1626 835552
F: +44 (0)1626 835428
E: [email protected]
W: www.smirthwaite.co.uk
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11.0 WARRANTY & AFTERSALE
11.1 Product Information
Model:
Size:
Date of Manufacture:
Serial Number:
11.2 Service & inspection record form:
Date
Procedure
Service
Personnel
G & S Smirthwaite, 17 Wentworth Road, Heathfield, Newton Abbot, Devon.TQ12 6TL
T: +44 (0) 1626 835552 F: +44 (0) 1626 835428 E: [email protected]
www.smirthwaite.co.uk
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