Attaching sheets

Garters prevent sheets from slipping off – appropriate for persons who use electric beds

Garters holding sheet in place under mattress

Garters holding sheet in place under mattress

Two garters sit on either side of an elastic band. The elastic band holds the corners of the sheet together underneath the mattress.

Users comments
The elastic bands with clips that small children use to keep mittens attached to jackets can be used instead of garters.

Made by
Ida Lindhé, occupational therapist

Purchased from
Sewing supply shop

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Whose idea
Ida Lindhé, occupational therapist

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Personen bor ihop med fru och barn i villa. Han arbetar deltid. Han skadade sig 1975 och har en hög tetraplegi (C5). Genom hand-kirurgi fick han bättre greppfunktion i båda händer. Han har personlig assistans 7 timmar om dagen. (Avliden 2024)

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