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Dricka vatten direkt ur kranen, (svensk text)

User drinks water through straw from sink
User drinks water through straw from sink

Single lever faucet on front edge of sink
Single lever faucet on front edge of sink

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Drinking water directly from the faucet

A method for persons with high spinal cord injury to drink water

Description
The user's faucet is modified so that a single lever faucet sits on the front edge of the sink. In order to drink the user turns on the water and drinks with an extra long straw directly from the sink.

Authors comments
The user drinks large quantities of water. He usually has a pitcher of water available, with the straw he has an additional opportunity to be able to drink without assistance.

Idea
The user

Paid for by
Municipality (faucet), the user (straw)

Tip is dated from 2007

Categories for this tip
eating, drinking » drinking, housing » kitchen, water- and gas-taps, Tips and tricks from people with High tetraplegia with partly function in arms/hands (C5-6, ASIA A, B).

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