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Bärsele som underlättar förflyttningar, (svensk text)

User sitting on her harness with straps around stomach and thighs
User sitting on her harness with straps around stomach and thighs

User on harness with handles from behind
User on harness with handles from behind

Harness in wheelchair
Harness in wheelchair

Harness with lift straps
Harness with lift straps

Harness from “Lyftas lätt.” Photo from lattalyft.se
Harness from “Lyftas lätt.” Photo from lattalyft.se

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Harness for easy transfers

- makes transfers simple both for the user and the assistant

Description
The user designed a harness that she sits on in her wheelchair. The harness has handles and can be fastened around the stomach and thighs with straps.

Authors comments
By using the harness during transfers, no one has to pull and lift by the arms or clothing. Transfers when using the harness also feel very safe and secure.

She uses the harness to be carried up and down stairs or during transfers in an airplane.

Manufacturer
An assistant to the user

Idea
The user

Paid for by

Editors comments
In Sweden “Lätta Lyft” manufactures and sells similar lift harnesses, see lattalyft.se, last checked March 2017, see photo 5.

By placing the seat cushion on the harness you can sit on it all day long.

Tip is dated from 2015

Categories for this tip
mobility » wheelchair transfer, personal assistance » mobility with assistance, travelling » mobility on trips, Tips and tricks from people with High tetraplegia with partly function in arms/hands (C5-6, ASIA A, B).

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