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Bassänglyft till utomhuspool, (svensk text)

User and her husband at pool lift
User and her husband at pool lift

User in lift on the way down into the pool
User in lift on the way down into the pool

User's husband controls the lift
User's husband controls the lift

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Pool lift for outdoor pool

Stationary custom-designed pool lift makes it possible for people with disabilities to get in and out of a pool

Description
The custom-designed lift consists of a stainless pivoting boom with handle, a frame, and a motor. The boom is custom-designed according to the user's husband’s plans, the motor (electric winch) is purchased at Clas Ohlson, the frame and sling are from the health care system.

Authors comments
The user attaches the sling to the frame, her husband controls the lift. When she is in the water she lifts away the front parts of the sling. The rear parts of the sling remain attached so she can pick them up and hook them in place again when she wants to get out of the pool.

Manufacturer
A local welding shop according to the user’s husband’s drawings

Purchased from
Clas Ohlson, www.clasohlson.se (electric winch), last checked July 2017

Idea
User and her husband

Paid for by
The user

Tip is dated from 2010

Categories for this tip
looking after ones health » training, mobility » transfers with lifting devices, recreation, leisure » swimming, Tips and tricks from people with Low paraplegia (Th11- S1, ASIA A, B).

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