Self care

Dental care card

Dental care card

Free dental care – a right for persons with extensive disabilities (in Sweden)

Long shoe horn

Long shoe horn

Long shoe horn with anti-slip strips helps people with disabilities

Modified trousers

Modified trousers

Modified trousers that keep the stomach warm – appropriate for wheelchair users

Modified trousers

Modified trousers

Customized trousers – suitable for wheelchair users with impaired hand function

Washbasin and storage

Washbasin and storage

Washbasin with spacer unit and support for forearms – suitable for wheelchair users and persons with compromised arm/hand function

Adapted shower handle

Adapted shower handle

“Selecta band” on shower handle makes it possible for persons without dexterity to hold on in the shower

Stable soap pump

Stable soap pump

Soap pump makes it easier for persons with impaired hand function to use soap

Elevated toilet seat

Elevated toilet seat

An elevated toilet seat makes it easier for wheelchair users to transfer to and from the toilet.

Adapted forceps for using microlax

Adapted forceps for using microlax

Individually adapted forceps – an assistive device to enable persons with impaired hand function to take care of bowel management without assistance

Bowel management

Bowel management

Emptying the microlax tube with two hands – a technique for persons with impaired hand function

Brushing teeth

Brushing teeth

Electric toothbrush makes brushing teeth easier for persons with impaired hand function

Opener for urine bag drain valve

Opener for urine bag drain valve

A custom-designed opener together with adapted attachment strap (see associated tip) make it possible for a user with impaired hand function to independently drain the urine bag

‘Urination hook’

‘Urination hook’

The ‘urination hook’ is an assistive device for persons with compromised arm/hand function who performe intermittent self-catheterisation (ISC).

Hygienic chair

Hygienic chair

Shower and hygienic chair with customized armrest, suitable for persons with extensive disabilities

Nail clipper

Nail clipper

Nail clipper with container – suitable for persons with impaired hand function

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

Razor on stand

Razor on stand

Razor enables persons without active hand function to shave independently

Hair brush on stand

Hair brush on stand

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

Accessible shower

Accessible shower

Shower with custom-designed glass wall – appropriate for wheelchair users.

Closet

Closet

Closet without plinth and with lowered closet pole, suitable for wheelchair users

Sink with hand shower

Sink with hand shower

Adjustable angle sink in bathroom with hand shower, suitable for persons with impaired balance and hand function.