Attachment on wheelchair

A holder on the wheelchair is practical for attaching various objects – suitable for persons with impaired hand function

Attachment on wheelchair armrest
Attachment on wheelchair armrest

Description
On the front of the wheelchair armrest is a holder used for various objects, such as binoculars or as a holder for the urine tube, see associated tips. Previously the user even used the holder for going out with the dog. He placed a stick in the holder and draped the leash over it.

Users comments
The wheelchair attachment was a standard accessory on the user’s old wheelchair, a Permobil Super 90. The chair had a stand function and the purpose of the holder was to attach an extra belt.

Made by
Permobil, www.permobilusa.com (last checked March 2017).

Paid for by
County council

Whose idea
The user

This tip is from 2007

Related tips

Emptying the urinary bladder using a holder for the urin tube
Emptying the urinary bladder using a holder for the urin tube
By attaching the urine tube to a holder and modifying the valve a person with highly impaired hand function can drain the bladder without assistance.
Binoculars on stand with holder on wheelchair
Binoculars on stand with holder on wheelchair
Binoculars on a stand work well for persons with compromised arm/hand function.

Tipsare: Anders

Anders lives together with his partner in a house. He is working part time. He was injured in 1989 and has a high spinal cord injury (C4-5). He has personal assistance.