Invacare steps in to support Commonwealth Games
Invacare is delighted to announce they have been awarded the contract to supply the repair and maintenance service to wheelchair individuals and competitors at this year’s Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.
The company will work in conjunction with the University of Strathclyde who will repair competitor’s prosthetics equipment, and one of Invacare’s largest customers Westmarc, who will assist with wheelchair repairs at the competitor’s village. This contract has been awarded after a very short period of notice, but working with the Medical management of the Games, Invacare has pulled out the stops to support the Games medical team with a continuous service throughout the 3 week games period.
Invacare’s Managing Director; Mark Prosser commented; “We are absolutely delighted to provide critical technical support and spares to this very prestigious sport. Invacare is one of the world’s leading mobility equipment manufacturers and ideally positioned with its knowledgeable and experienced team to provide a first class service to Commonwealth athletes.”
In total 60 athletes with day and competition chairs plus 73 athletes with prosthetic competition equipment from all over the Commonwealth will be supported during the Games. This is an exciting challenge that Invacare’s team are looking forward to.