homepageTips and tricks from people with spinal cord injuries (SCI).
Dörrstängare till ytterdörr, (svensk text)

Ski pass holder attached to door handle
Ski pass holder attached to door handle

User pulls string with index finger in loop (close-up)
User pulls string with index finger in loop (close-up)

User closes door
User closes door

User closes door
User closes door

(Click for larger image)

Start » Door closer for exterior door

Door closer for exterior door

A simple solution to close the door after entering or leaving, suitable for wheelchair users

Description
A ski pass holder is attached with twist ties to the door handle, on the inside of the door. To close the door behind him when the user goes inside, he grasps the loop of the string with one finger. He attaches the loop to the wheelchair’s joystick and the door closes behind him as he goes inside.

Authors comments
With this simple solution the user can independently and easily close the door behind him when he goes inside.

Idea
The user

Paid for by
The user

Tip is dated from 2006

Categories for this tip
housing » door opener, Tips and tricks from people with High tetraplegia with partly function in arms/hands (C5-6, ASIA A, B).

No comments or blog links yet

Share page on :