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Anpassad bilnyckel, (svensk text)

Modified car key
Modified car key

User has the car key on his lap and controls the remote device
User has the car key on his lap and controls the remote device

User turns the car key
User turns the car key

User pulls out the car key
User pulls out the car key

Modified car key (close-up)
Modified car key (close-up)

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Modified car key

- suitable for people with impaired hand function

Description
The car key is modified with a small lever that sticks out. A remote control device is attached to the key with a key ring. The remote unlocks the car, opens the door and controls the ramp.
The user can grasp the lever on the key, insert it into the lock and turn it (photo 3). She removes the key by inserting her thumb into the key ring (photo 4). She controls the remote by putting it on her lap (photo 2).

Manufacturer
Hedemora Anpassning (modifications) which today is part of Permobil, www.permobil.se (in Sweden), last checked April 2017.

Paid for by
Swedish Social Insurance Agency

Tip is dated from 2011

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

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