Extra support for toilet chair

Reinforced water reservoir extends life span of toilet chair used by persons who drive a wheelchair and have poor balance

Toilet with reinforcement behind water reservoir
Toilet with reinforcement behind water reservoir

Description
A stable sawed-off shelf strengthens the toilet’s water reservoir and stabilizes the toilet during transfers.

Users comments
Tetraplegics with poor balance have a tendency to swing and break the water reservoir of the toilet when they transfer from the wheelchair. The shelf prevents the toilet from rocking.

Paid for by
The user

Whose idea
The user

This tip is from 2008

Reinforcement behind toilet reservoir (close-up)
Reinforcement behind toilet reservoir (close-up)

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Tipsare: Tomas

Tomas lives in an apartment together with his partner. He works part time as a photographer. He was injured in 1983 and has a low tetraplegia. He has home help one hour a day.