Assistive device to drain bladder for wheelchair users

Hook that holds trousers out of the way while draining the bladder

Metal hook with cord
Metal hook with cord

Description
This specially made hook is used to drain the bladder. The cord is attached around the wheelchair brake and the trousers are attached to the hook. The rod holds the trousers out and allows room for draining.

Made by
User with a colleague

Editors comments
See also www.spinalistips.se/tips-kisskrok-557.html

This tip is from 2008

Metal hook with cord
Metal hook with cord

Tipsare: Bruno

Bruno lives in an apartment and is working part time. He was injured in 1974 and has a tetraplegia (C5-6). Through hand surgery in 1977 his grip function improved. He has personal assistance 7 hours a day and some help at night provided by the local government.