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Electric winch attached under roof ridge
Electric winch attached under roof ridge

Electric winch attached under roof ridge
Electric winch attached under roof ridge

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Outdoor electric winch for transfers

An electric winch makes it possible to transfer between wheelchair and riding lawnmower, etc – suitable for people with disabilities

Description
An electric winch is installed under the roof ridge in the beam of the garage and is used as a lift for transfers from wheelchair to gardening equipment such as riding lawnmower, etc, see associated tip. A lift frame hangs from the hook of the electric winch and is used with a sling.

Authors comments
The user received the electric winch from the assistive device center to be able to transfer onto a horse. It is no longer available as an assistive device.

Manufacturer
User's husband

Purchased from
Clas Ohlson, www.clasohlson.se or similar store (last checked July 2017)

Idea
User

Tip is dated from 2010

Categories for this tip
mobility » transfers with lifting devices, wheelchair transfer, Tips and tricks from people with Low paraplegia (Th11- S1, ASIA A, B).

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