A special electric escalator wheelchair enables patients to be wheeled down stairs in comfort.
Middlesex Hospital, London.
M/S of nurse helping disabled man into wheelchair, she bends down to make adjustments and brings down the footrest. C/U of her face. M/S as she wheels the man out of the picture. M/S as she wheels him to the top of the stairs then stops. She unwinds the flex attached to the chair, C/U as she plugs it into the socket. Various shots as the nurse starts to push the chair down the stairs. C/U of the three small wheels on each side which rotate as the chair is wheeled down the stairs. M/S nurse arriving at bottom of stairs, the man undoes the flex plug on the chair. M/S nurse walking into picture with chair. She stops and picks up wheels and starts to fix them onto the chair. The patient wheels the chair out of the picture.