Accessible sauna

Sauna increases well-being of person with quadriplegia

Accessible sauna
Accessible sauna

Description
Sauna with wide door makes it possible to enter with wheelchair. There is a wall-mounted shower chair outside. The sauna bench height is designed to facilitate transfers from the wheelchair.

Users comments
A sauna is good for a person with quadriplegia; it reduces spasticity and the person can stay warm. It is difficult to enter since it is crowded outside the sauna. The user plans to build a new sauna.

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This tip is from 2005

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Tipsare: Claes

Claes lives in an apartment together with his wife and a son. He is working full time. In 1984 he was injured and has a low tetraplegia. He does not have any personal assistance.