Custom-designed bed makes it easier to dress while in bed

A wooden board on the long side of the bed serves as a fixed point and provides support for dressing while sitting in bed.

Wooden board on long side of bed
Wooden board on long side of bed

Description
The bed has a mattress with hard springs at the same height as the wheelchair; the mattress is an ordinary mattress. A wooden board is screwed to the long side of the bed to serve as a fixed point for dressing while sitting in bed. The original bed frame was removed, only the headboard remains between the bed and the wall.

Technique: to dress while sitting in bed, Glenn holds on to the wooden board and leans from side to side.

Purchased from
Building supply center

Paid for by
The user

Whose idea
Glenn Andersson

This tip is from 2005

Tipsare: Glenn

Glenn lives together with his wife in an apartment. In 1990 he was injured and has a paraplegia (Th4).