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Uppie- Independent Living / Domestic Aid (Concept)

Uppie- Independent Living
Uppie- Independent Living

Uppie, a space efficient, cost effective and modern stand-up help, designed for elderly people.
Elders are often confronted with the fear of falls when by themselves, as they cause many bone fractures and subsequent deaths.
Solutions exist but unfortunately they come with a certain stigma attached, a sizeable price tag and are simply too big for European bathrooms.
This is where Uppie comes in: It’s frame is adjustable, fits onto any toilet bowl and the lift uses state of the art technology.
Uppie is designed to give a sense of security and independence when visiting the bathroom, so elderly and their relatives have more peace of mind.


The Hague University o.A.S.

The Hague University o.A.S.
The Hague, Netherlands

Jan Sebastian van Ackeren,
The Hague University of Applied Sciences