Entrance telephone in night table

The entrance telephone is always accessible when the user is in bed – suitable for persons who cannot transfer from the bed independently

Entrance telephone on night table
Entrance telephone on night table

Description
An entrance telephone sits on an adapted night table (see associated tip). With the entrance telephone the user can talk to the person standing outside the door and then unlock the exterior door.

The model is old; the user received this assistive device when he was newly injured in the 1970s.

Users comments
The entrance telephone still works well, even though he has had it for so many years.

Paid for by
Local government

Editors comments
Today Abilia, www.abilia.se sells a similar entrance phone ‘Duocom’ (last checked May 2017).

This tip is from 2006

Entrance telephone (close-up)
Entrance telephone (close-up)

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Customized night table
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Tipsare: Ragge

Ragge lives together with his wife in a house. He is developing ideas which make everyday life easier for himself and for others. He was injured in 1973 and has a high tetraplegia. He has homehelp 27 hours a week.