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Personal assistance: Self care with assistance

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Split jacket from the backAdapted jacket
Adapted jacket - facilitates dressing for persons who need assistance
User with battery-operated-electric-toothbrushBattery-operated electric toothbrush
Electric toothbrush facilitates dental care for persons who cannot hold a toothbrush unassisted.
'Superbrush' toothbrushBrushing teeth
A toothbrush that makes it easier for someone who needs help brushing teeth and that makes brushing teeth easier for persons with limited motor function
Ceiling lift with motor cassette and wall tracksCeiling lift
Discreet ceiling lift with attractive design
User's bedroom with double bed - both beds at same heightDouble bed
Attractive electrically controlled double bed - suitable for persons with physical disabilities
NILCO floor hoistFloor hoist
Assistive device to transfer persons with high spinal cord injury.
Hockey pucks, photo from sv.wikipedia.orgHockey pucks
Hockey pucks can be used as blocks to raise hotel beds - suitable for persons with disabilities
FlashlightMini flashlight
Small flashlight helps personal assistants work at night without disturbing the person with disabilities
Non-slip device on rubber bootsNon-slip device for rubber boots
Non-slip device for the user's assistants when they help in the shower
Toilet chair, pivoted 180 degreesPivoting toilet in RV
– makes bathroom visits easier for people who need assistance
Portable shampoo basinPortable basin for washing hair
Assistive device to wash hair while sitting in a wheelchair - suitable for persons with extensive disabilities
Shower area with glass wall and shower curtainsSpacious bathroom accessible to the entire family
Spacious bathroom - suitable for persons who need assistance in order to shower
One step next to the bedStep in hard foam
Steps that help personal assistants achieve the right working height
Storage with curtainStorage area adjacent to bedroom
Organized storage area - suitable for persons who need assistive devices and hygiene products
The assistant lifts the user's arm with the handle sewn onto the wrist bandageWrist bandage with handle
Strip sewn onto wrist bandage helps assistants to lift the arm of persons with extensive disabilities without pulling on their wrist