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Anpassad joystick till Permobil, (svensk text)

Padded cradle on Permobil joystick. (close-up)
Padded cradle on Permobil joystick. (close-up)

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Adapted joystick for Permobil

Joystick appropriate for persons with impaired dexterity.

Description
The joystick has a cradle that is padded with hard foam rubber. The user operates the Permobil by placing his hand sideways in the cradle, thumb side up.

Authors comments
Modifying the joystick enables the user to drive more safely; he can also wear mittens while driving.

Manufacturer
Hjälpmedelcentralen (assistive device center)

Idea
The user

Paid for by
County council

Tip is dated from 2005

Categories for this tip
mobility » moving around by wheelchair, Tips and tricks from people with High tetraplegia with partly function in arms/hands (C5-6, ASIA A, B).

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