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User picks a cup up from the floor using the modified rod.
User picks a cup up from the floor using the modified rod.

Modified rod
Modified rod

Modified rod hanging in closet
Modified rod hanging in closet

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Modified rod

- enables people with extensive disabilities to pick objects up from the floor

Description
The user has modified a round wooden rod with hooks of various sizes attached to both ends. He uses these hooks to pick objects up from the floor.

Authors comments
The modified rod is stored in the closet where it is readily available (photo 3).

Manufacturer
A friend of the user

Idea
The user

Paid for by
The user

Editors comments
In Sweden places like Shoppo, www.shoppo.se or Euforia, www.euforia.se sell a dressing hook that can be used for the same purpose (last checked July 2017)

Tip is dated from 2014

Categories for this tip
carrying, moving and handling objects » picking up/taking down, Tips and tricks from people with Motor incomplete tetraplegia (C2-Th1, ASIA C, D).

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