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

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Tipsare: Anonym 1

The person lives together with his wife and an child in a house. He is working part time. He was injured in 1975 and has a high tetraplegia (C5). Through hand surgery his grip function improved in both hands. He has personal assistance 7 hours a day.