Tips by Ragge

Summer kitchen on wheels

Summer kitchen on wheels

Carefully planned versatile indoor/outdoor summer kitchen used for transporting, cooking, barbecuing and smoking food, as well as for a dining table

Modified keyboard

Modified keyboard

Simple keyboard modifications make it easier for people with impaired hand function

Long straw

Long straw

– enables people without function in arms or legs to drink independently

Cleaning wheelchair tires

Cleaning wheelchair tires

Aluminum structure enables an individual who drives an electric wheelchair to clean the tires independently

Folding tray

Folding tray

– can replace a table when necessary – suitable for people who use electric wheelchair

Telephone by night table

Telephone by night table

With a holder for speaker phone by the bed, the telephone is always accessible for persons with impaired arm and/or hand function.

Adapted phone with storage

Adapted phone with storage

Voice-controlled portable telephone that works and is always accessible for a person who uses an electric wheelchair and has impaired hand function

Universal rod – use

Universal rod – use

Custom-designed rod enables persons with compromised arm/hand function to reach, retrieve and handle a number of different objects.

Microwave oven

Microwave oven

People without active hand function can independently heat food and prepare coffee in the microwave.

Breakfast cart

Breakfast cart

Using the breakfast cart the user (who operates a wheelchair and has impaired hand function) can treat his wife to breakfast in bed

Hold and transport a bottle

Hold and transport a bottle

A small specially designed assistive device for persons without active hand function, which makes it possible to take a bottle out of the cooler and to transport it

Customized night table

Customized night table

An all-in-one night table with room for many functions that helps a person with a high injury to stay in touch with and have control over the rest of the world even when in bed

Scale

Scale

A suspended scale with a ceiling lift is appropriate for persons who transfer with ceiling lift

Onion and vegetable cutter

Onion and vegetable cutter

An assistive device that quickly and easily cuts onions and other vegetables – suitable for persons who lack active hand function

Using dental floss

Using dental floss

A person with impaired hand and arm function can use dental floss using only mouth and tongue movements

Entrance telephone in night table

Entrance telephone in night table

The entrance telephone is always accessible when the user is in bed – suitable for persons who cannot transfer from the bed independently

Adapted radio

Adapted radio

Simple modifications make a transistor radio manageable for a person with impaired hand function

Accessible desk

Accessible desk

Desk with double work surface and accessible control panel for electric outlets

Adapted oven handle

Adapted oven handle

Simple adjustment makes it possible for a person with compromised arm and/or hand function to open an oven door

Adapted colon cleansing kit

Adapted colon cleansing kit

An adapted colon cleansing kit makes it possible for a person with a spinal cord injury to take care of body functions faster

Read and snack in bed

Read and snack in bed

Combined reading and snack table integrated in a customized night table, suitable for persons with compromised or no arm and/or hand function

Coughing aid

Coughing aid

Assistive device provides support for coughing; suitable for persons who are unable to cough by themselves

Hair brush on stand

Hair brush on stand

Hair brush on stand – assistive device makes scratching possible for persons without active hand function

Writing stick for computer

Writing stick for computer

Simple mouth stick can be used for pocket calculators and certain computer functions (pressing multiple keys) – suitable for persons without active hand function

Adapted mouse

Adapted mouse

Simple modifications enable a person with impaired hand function to use a mouse with trackball

Universal rod – description

Universal rod – description

A specially designed universal rod to retrieve both light and heavy objects – suitable for persons with compromised arm/hand function

Stand – the user’s “third hand”

Stand – the user’s “third hand”

A telescopic slide-out iron rod/stand to which many types of equipment can be attached. This stand enables a user who does not have any active hand function to hold on to various types of equipment.

Camera on stand

Camera on stand

Camera on stand that a person without active hand function can operate

Razor on stand

Razor on stand

Razor enables persons without active hand function to shave independently