Brushing teeth

Electric toothbrush makes brushing teeth easier for persons with impaired hand function
Assistant places toothbrush in user's hand
Assistant places toothbrush in user’s hand

The user needs help to apply the toothpaste and to turn the toothbrush on and off; otherwise she brushes her teeth independently.

Purchased from
Department store

Paid for by
The user

This tip is from 2007

User brushes teeth
User brushes teeth

Author: Yasmin

Yasmin bor i en lägenhet. Hon arbetar deltid. 1999 skadade hon sig och har en C-5 skada. Hon har fått opererat armsträckare i båda armarna, knipfunktion i vänster tumme samt pronation i båda underarmarna. Tipsen innan 2008 har hon inte gjort någon handkirurgi. Hon har 24 timmar personlig assistans, varav 7 timmar jour.

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