Berth on sailboat

Solution for persons with incontinence problems.

Wood board with opening between sofas
Wood board with opening between sofas

Description
Each of the long sides of the saloon has a sofa. A large double bed can be formed by placing a wood board between the sofas with a mattress on top. The board has a semicircular opening through which the catheter bag can be placed. At night the user has a urinary condom and a bag with a long tube.

Users comments
Urine may leak if the catheter bag has a short tube; this risk is greatly reduced by using a long tube. The urine bag can sit on the floor.

Made by
Peter Riddebäck

Paid for by
The user

Whose idea
Claes Hultling

This tip is from 2005

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Tipsare: Claes

Claes lives in an apartment together with his wife and a son. He is working full time. In 1984 he was injured and has a low tetraplegia. He does not have any personal assistance.