I looked for a conversion kit for my wife’s and couldn’t find one anywhere. You might be stuck with having to buy a new one.
I would think you could add more padding to the seat and some across the cross bar. Some foot support would be helpful so the person doesn't have to hold their feet up. Adding some sort of safety belt for the person sitting in it would be a good idea, too.
we bought a transport chair for less than $90 at Sam's club which is cheap compared to most places - and they take medicare as well
I'm not sure if it would work well as a transport chair for extended periods.
As Zard stated there are no conversion kits out there, the rollator has to come with both functions built in to the model (frame) so it can be converted both ways by just changing out. In other words, it needs specific features to allow comfort, function, safety in proper support for arms, braces, foot rests, back support, and handles. There are many on the market, you can look here for some comparisons:
Hi! They are considered durable medical equipment and Medicare or insurance should cover it. Good luck and stay safe!
I would not even attempt it. It wouldn't be safe even if you could. Also it would not handle the weight of a person sitting in it all the time and being moved around in it. Consider it would be a medical violation according to ADA standards.
What do you want to transport?
Got it, we called them wheelie walkers here. 🤣
For anyone who is not familiar with the term rollator, these are also called walkers. (example below) Although transport chairs are often referred to as wheel chairs, they require one person to push the person sitting in the chair.(second example) Genuine wheel chairs have the additional large wheels to enable self-propulsion. (third example below)
Here is where you can buy one.
As a caregiver, this is a safety issue. Invest in a real transport chair, I got a fabulous one for my client on Amazon for about $119 in pink https://www.amazon.com/s?k=transport+chair&crid=2F4VCMPB4Z4ZO&sprefix=transport+chair%2Caps%2C350&ref=nb_sb_ss_i_1_15 but they go down to $90. You want to make sure its light enough for you to put in the car but sturdy to go over bumps.
would like to find out too so I am following a question