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Wheelchair ramp advice

PippaT1966
PippaT1966 Member Posts: 40 Connected
Our daughter has just got her first power chair, having previously had a folding chair which we would lift over the door and set up for her outside.
We have a uPVC porch which has a lip both inside and outside the door, so we needed a ramp that does both angles. We've got a bridging ramp, but of course you have to put it down and then remove it to shut the door. She can step out of the chair (she has ME so can walk a bit, just not past the end of our drive) but she can't lift a portable ramp herself, so ideally we'd like a ramp which means she can use it when we're not at home, either something we could put in the porch with the door shut before we go to work, or something permanent. 

Can anyone advise where to find something? Everything online is a temporary ramp as far as I can see, or heavy so she couldn't put it in place herself. Or do we remove the uPVC porch and put something else in? 
Thanks!
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