Adapted joystick for electric wheelchair

A cradle that sits on the electric wheelchair’s joystick makes independent operation possible for a person with impaired hand function

Cradle on electric wheelchair joystick
Cradle on electric wheelchair joystick

Description
A transparent plexiglas cradle sits on the electric wheelchair’s joystick.

Made by
Hjälpmedelcentralen (assistive device center) in Skellefteå

Paid for by
County Council

Whose idea
Hjälmedelscentralen and the user

This tip is from 2006

Another kind of cradle on electric wheelchair joystick
Another kind of cradle on electric wheelchair joystick

Tipsare: Ragge

Ragge lives together with his wife in a house. He is developing ideas which make everyday life easier for himself and for others. He was injured in 1973 and has a high tetraplegia. He has homehelp 27 hours a week.