Adapted shower handle

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

Shower handle with selecta band (close-up)
Shower handle with selecta band (close-up)

Description
A plastic strap with holes (selecta band) is attached in the shower handle and provides a sturdy hold.

How to make
Unscrew the shower handle and thread in the “selecta” band.

Paid for by
County Council

Editors comments
The selecta band is no longer available, but Varsam has a product that can serve the same purpose: an elastic strap with two loops that can be placed on flatware, etc (Strap, item number: R6094); see www.varsam.se (in Sweden), last checked April 2017.

This tip is from 2007

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Tipsare: Suzanne

Suzanne lives together with her husband and children in a house. She is working part time. She was injured in 1991 and has a complete tetraplgia C6. She has personal assistance.