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Attachment on wheelchair armrest
Attachment on wheelchair armrest

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Attachment on wheelchair

A holder on the wheelchair is practical for attaching various objects – suitable for persons with impaired hand function

On the front of the wheelchair armrest is a holder used for various objects, such as binoculars or as a holder for the urine tube, see associated tips. Previously the user even used the holder for going out with the dog. He placed a stick in the holder and draped the leash over it.

Authors comments
The wheelchair attachment was a standard accessory on the user's old wheelchair, a Permobil Super 90. The chair had a stand function and the purpose of the holder was to attach an extra belt.

Permobil, www.permobilusa.com (last checked March 2017).

The user

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County council

Tip is dated from 2007

Categories for this tip
carrying, moving and handling objects » lifting and carrying, Tips and tricks from people with High tetraplegia with partly function in arms/hands (C5-6, ASIA A, B).

Related tips: 2

User with binoculars on standBinoculars on stand with holder on wheelchair
Binoculars on a stand work well for persons with compromised arm/hand function
Tip is dated from 2007.
User opens valve of urine tubeEmptying the urinary bladder using a holder for the urin tube
By attaching the urine tube to a holder and modifying the valve a person with highly impaired hand function can drain the bladder without assistance
Tip is dated from 2007.

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