The Anchor Family

Versatile and Portable Grab Bars and Anchors

Portable Anchors for Stabilisation for Those with Disabilities

Anchors are hand grips and portable grab bars for upper extremity stabilization of people with disabilities. These safety hand holds attach with industrial strength suction cups, so they are portable and positionable.

All Rifton anchors are versatile, portable, durable, and can be positioned on any clean, smooth, flat surface. Providing upper extremity stabilization, Rifton Anchors may be beneficial for head and trunk control, as well as allowing increased function of the other arm. These anchors provide a secure, temporary support, and are impervious to hard, constant use.
The industrial-strength, 4" diameter suction cups, when attached to a smooth surface, do not slip or shift. Anchors are built of our strongest plastic: you'll be getting your money's worth for a long time to come!

Arm Anchor

The padded Arm Anchor stabilizes the forearm. It can be adjusted lengthwise, and the handgrip rotates to any angle to meet multiple positioning needs.

Inside of thumb to elbow. Measure the horizontal distance from the bent elbow to the raised thumb.

Small

Inside of thumb to elbow: 7.5 - 12"
Overall length with handhold: 9 - 13"
Width of arm trough: 3.5"

Large

Inside of thumb to elbow: 10 - 5"
Overall length with handhold: 11 - 16"
Width of arm trough: 4"

Elbow Anchor

The Elbow Anchor provides stability to the forearm, while leaving the hands free for functional activities. It can also reduce abnormal posturing of the shoulder girdle by maintaining the elbow position.

Fit will be best for individuals with a wrist-to-elbow distance greater than 8 inches.

Overall length: 10 1/4"
Overall width: 4.5"
Width of arm trough: 4"
Length of arm trough base: 9"

Hand Anchor

This ergonomic Hand Anchor can be attached to any smooth surface to achieve stability and positioning. The end of drilling through wheel chair trays is here!

The palm width of the user should not be more than 4 1/4".

Overall length: 4.5"
Length of handhold with bulb: 5 1/4"
Diameter of handhold: 1 1/4"

Wrist Anchor

For a more secure hand hold, use the Wrist Anchor to maintain hand placement, with the additional wrist strap and pad.

The palm width should not be more than 4 1/4".

Overall length: 8"
Length of handhold with bulb: 5 1/4"
Diametr of handhold: 1 1/4"

Horizontal Anchor

This versatile Horizontal Anchor is for those who can grasp more easily with their forarm pronated. Attach to any smooth table or tray surface for stability and positioning.

The palm width should not be more than 3.5".

Overall length: 10"
Length of handhold: 4.5"
Diamter of handhold: 1 1/4"

Grab Bar

This horizontal Grab Bar can be attached to any smooth surface to assist in functional activities. Can be used to stabilize both hands at once.

Overall length: 19.5"
Overall length with cups in: 13.5"
Diameter of handhold: 1 1/4"
Length of bar: 10"

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ISO Standards Approval

Australian Standards have been developed to ensure equipment meets recognised safety and reliability criteria. To achieve this status, equipment must pass a series of tests in which it is put under difficult conditions that are designed to be similar to those that the child or adult may face when the equipment is used. For example, wheelchairs are tested for safhas gained Australian Standard acceptance, it provides a sense of satisfaction and reassurance that it is safe to be used and will do the job.

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