Dressing hook for opening and closing zippers

High quadriplegics can use this dressing hook with customized jeans to drain the urine bag without assistance

Dressing hook hooked into the zippers keyring

Dressing hook for opening and closing zippers

Rounded wood rod with a hook on one end is used to open the zipper on customized jeans, in order to reach the urine bag see associated tip.

Purchased from
In Sweden suppliers such as keepon.se or reumashop.se (last checked April 2020)

Paid for by
Local government

Whose idea
Ida Lindhé, occupational therapist

Related tips

Customized jeans
Customized jeans
Customized jeans make it possible for persons with impaired hand function to independently drain urine bag.
Customized urine bag holder
Customized urine bag holder
Custom-sewn urine bag holder makes it possible for a person with a high spinal cord injury to drain a urine bag without assistance.

Author: Anonym 1

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)

Latest tips

More tips in Dressing | Toileting