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Bilförflyttning, (svensk text)

User seated in wheelchair on the way into the car; built-in sliding board is folded down
User seated in wheelchair on the way into the car; built-in sliding board is folded down

User sitting on the car's built-in sliding board while transferring into car
User sitting on the car's built-in sliding board while transferring into car

Car with lowered built-in sliding board
Car with lowered built-in sliding board

Car with raised built-in sliding board
Car with raised built-in sliding board

Car with inset built-in sliding board
Car with inset built-in sliding board

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Transfer to car

Built-in sliding board facilitates transfers to a car for wheelchair users

Description
The car is modified with a foldable padded board at the same height as the car seat. When the board is down, it bridges the gap between the wheelchair and the car seat and facilitates transferring into the car.

Manufacturer
Hedemora Anpassning, which today is part of Permobil, www.permobil.com (last checked July 2017)

Paid for by
Social Insurance Agency

Tip is dated from 2014

Categories for this tip
mobility » driving a car, transfers into and out of cars, Tips and tricks from people with Low paraplegia (Th11- S1, ASIA A, B).

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