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Shopping cart catering for elderly and disabled

Source: SHANI WILLIAMS at Stuff

An east Auckland supermarket has been praised for supporting customers with special needs by adopting a unique shopping trolley.

New World at Eastridge Shopping Centre in Orakei is the first of New Zealand’s major supermarket chains to offer the Caroline’s Cart.

The Caroline’s Cart is a specialised shopping trolley that features a large, front-facing seat with a built-in harness, designed to accommodatShopping cart for disablede a person up to 115 kilograms.

This means parents and caretakers can transfer a wheelchair-user into the cart, regardless of their age, so that the parent or caretaker does not have to manoeuvre both a shopping trolley and a wheelchair while shopping. Read more.