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Extra washbasin next to toilet
Extra washbasin next to toilet

User pulls out washbasin
User pulls out washbasin

Telescoping track under washbasin
Telescoping track under washbasin

User with hand shower
User with hand shower

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Specially designed washbasin

Pull-out washbasin next to toilet chair for convenient toileting for people with disabilities

A small slide-out sink with hand shower sits next to the toilet. The washbasin is put together from a variety of parts:
- plastic washbasin
- washbasin sits on a piece of bent, welded and highly polished sheet metal
- telescoping track
- wall brackets
- faucet and hand shower with “off” button
- Tapwell Universal Bottom valve Pop-up

Authors comments
The user is extremely satisfied with the small washbasin. She uses it when she needs water to drain the bladder (with a catheter) and intestines (Peristeen), as well as to wash her hands. This sink makes it possible for her to be completely independent when going to the toilet.

Karolina’s husband

Karolina’s husband

Paid for by
The user

Editors comments
Clas Ohlson, www.clasohlson.se sells hand shower models with “off” button (last checked Maj 2017).

Tip is dated from 2009

Categories for this tip
housing » bathroom, self care » toileting, Tips and tricks from people with Low tetraplegia with partly function in arms/hands (C7- Th1, ASIA A, B).

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