Carol Iocubucci was one of SILVER CROSS’ first clients. She had not been able to get out of her house for over 20 years. SILVER CROSS supplied a scooter and it changed her life forever. I will never forget her call…
“I formed SILVER CROSS to give families the opportunity to find lower cost solutions to their home health care equipment needs. What I saw in 1993 was that vendors simply offering new equipment with very few options. In other words, they were getting business by default. It just made sense to try and recycle home health care equipment.
“Deborah, we bought one. I turned you over to my husband, Richard. Love it and don’t know what I did without it before. It also means I can have Thanksgiving dinner here this year and my 96 year old aunt can make it upstairs. We are most impressed with you, your product and your company.” Karen S.
1. Slope – one foot of ramp for each inch of height drop. An example would be if you had a 12″ drop in height then the ramp should be 12 feet long. This is especially important to adhere to this rule if they wheelchair user is self propelling the chair. If you have a 36″ drop in height then usually a porch lift would be a better alternative than a wheelchair ramp.