Wheelchair Apple iPad Mounts and Holders

I recently had to visit a patient in a rehabilitation center and noted several residents with an Apple iPad and other tablets on their laps.  I suspect this isn’t the greatest arrangement for them and the tablet often gets lost or drops off their laps.  So based on this, I decided to write this article to recommend some wheelchair Apple iPad mounts. Although there are a few exceptions, most wheelchairs are built similarly.  They are constructed of metal circular bars with padding added to the armrest.  The diameter of the round bars are typically in the .75 to 1.25 inch … Read more

Tablet Mounts for Wheelchairs

I had to make several visits to a rehabilitation center last year.  I noticed a few patients getting around in wheelchairs with a tablet in their lap.  It didn’t look easy.  There appeared to be a fine balance between moving the wheelchair forward and not dropping the tablet.  These weren’t powered wheelchairs.  Today we’re talking about tablet mounts for wheelchairs. A good wheelchair mount needs to be able to do a few things right.  First, it needs to be easily installed somewhere on the wheelchair without drilling holes.  I like to use clamp and vice bases for this application. The wheelchair … Read more

Phone Mounts and Holders for Beds and Nightstands

More and more people are going to sleep with their phones.  I have an Apple iPhone 6s Plus and it goes everywhere with me including to bed.  If I can’t sleep and want to watch the news, I have my iPhone right there next to me to do that.  I realized there must be a better way to watch the news with my iPhone so investigated how to do that.  That’s how I gathered the information for this article on cell phone mounts and holders for beds and dressers. The challenge for selecting a good phone holder is that it needs to … Read more

Arkon Gooseneck Tablet Mount for Wheelchair Use

The Arkon Table Desk or Wheelchair Tablet Clamp Mount has been available for a few years.  It is one of the most useful tablet mounts for wheelchairs and hospital beds that I have seen.  It’s also going to work well for tables and desks.  It’s a very well made product and backed by the manufacturer’s two-year warranty.  Let’s take a more detailed view and discuss practical application of this product as a wheelchair tablet mount. I recently visited someone in a rehabilitation facility.  Naturally there were a lot of patients in wheelchairs.  They were mostly, if not all, patients that were there … Read more

Tablet Mounts for Hospital Beds

A recent visit to a rehabilitation center and observing patients with large tablets leaning on their laps and stomachs led me to write this article about tablet mounts for hospital beds.  A tablet with an internet connection is important for someone spending some time away from home.  It helps to stay connected and see what’s going on in the world.  Downtime in a rehab center is long and boring.  Having a tablet allows the patient to keep in touch via email or FaceTime.  It provides some entertainment with news and game apps.  You can even watch TV with the Comcast application. … Read more

Cell Phone Mounts for Wheelchairs

A recent walk through a rehabilitation center with patients carrying their cell phones on their laps reminded me to write this article.  Moving around in a wheelchair is difficult and having to worry about your phone while doing it makes it worse.  So here we go with some suggestions for cell phone mounts for wheelchairs. Although there are a few exceptions, most wheelchairs are built similarly.  They are constructed of metal circular bars with padding added to the armrest.  The diameter of the round bars are typically in the .75 to 1.25 inch range.  You will see some mounts out … Read more